The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) is an independent,
non-partisan organization which facilitates networking among those who
share its concern with protection, preservation and restoration of the environment and promoting ecologically sound and sustainable ways of life.

RCEN Membership

About Us

The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) facilitates cooperation and networking among non-profit, non-governmental environmental organisations across Canada and internationally. Since 1977, we have been enabling and enhancing our members' work of protecting, conserving, restoring and promoting a clean, healthy, sustainable environment.

RCEN is encouraging renewals from current members, new applications from previous members and member of non-member organizations which are interested in collaborating, networking and sharing resources with others at a national level.

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Class A (voting membership - for Environmental, Non-Governmental-Organisations)

  • $15 / year for an organizations with an annual core budget of less than $25,000 / year and part of a provincial environmental network;
  • $35 / year for an organizations with an annual core budget of less than $25,000 / year which is not a member of a provincial environmental network; 
  • $80 / year for organisations with an annual core budget of $25,000 or more and part of a provincial environmental network;
  • $100 / year for organisations with an annual core budget of $25,000 or more which is not a member of a provincial environmental network.

Class B (non-voting membership - individuals or other qualifying organisations): $35 / year

If you or your organisation wishes to apply for membership, it should complete the Membership Form (here). Instructions to submit the form are included.

Please contact either Josh Brandon, the Board Chair (chair@rcen.ca) or Michelle Binczyk, the RCEN Secretary (secretary@rcen.ca), if you have any questions concerning participation in RCEN.

Let's Talk Environmental Assessment

Public input is requested on the Expert Panel’s Report  on the review of federal environmental assessment processes.

Submit your comments by May 5, 2017 by filling out the engagement questions at www.letstalkea.ca.

Following the public comment period, the Government of Canada will review the recommendations made by the Expert Panel, feedback gathered from Canadians during this comment period and input from Indigenous groups and stakeholders. This will be used to help inform and develop options for potential legislative, regulatory or policy changes.

What do Canadians think?: The final report on Rio+20 National Civil Society Consultations

Final Report Launch

What do Canadians think?
Beginning in May 2011 and running through November, 11 dialogues took place across the country in the following cities: Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Halifax, Quebec, Fredericton, St. John’s, and Ottawa, and intended to brief Canadians on Rio+20, its themes, its goals, as well as to gather public opinion and make recommendations on behalf of Canadians and civil society.  Read more

Public Appeal: Call for Action and Contributions

The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) needs your support to continue providing a voice to 640 community organizations that conserve and enhance our country’s natural environment. Please consider making a secure online contribution and appealing for the restoration of our 34-year financing arrangement with Environment Canada (click here)


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RCEN Living History Series Vol. 8

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