World Oceans Day is June 8

Northwest Territories

Please email details of your event to:

Board (at) or Deb.A at

and we will post your event for others in your area to see and for others across the country who are seeking ideas. Together We Can Make A Difference.


Please check your local Library and check back here for details of events planned for this year, as libraries in Canada have hosted events in the previous years and have communicated they are planning events for this year to celebrate World Oceans Day. We will post events as specific information comes to us. Thank you to all Libraries!

School Events

Please check with your local school for a list of events, dates and times.

Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Each year Fisheries & Oceans Canada hosts events across Canada.2018’s national celebration will take place in July 11, 2018 in Ulokhaktok, Northwest Territories.

Objectives of World Oceans Day

  • Change attitudes — encourage individuals to think about what the oceans mean to each of us, and what oceans have to offer.
  • Learn — discover the wealth of diverse and beautiful creatures and habitats found in the oceans, and how our actions affect them.
  • Change our ways — inspire all of us to become caretakers of our oceans, helping to protect and conserve them for our future.
  • Celebrate — organize or participate in ocean events, whether we live inland or on the coast.