We are Hiring Summer Interns

ACER (Association for Canadian Educational Resources) is excited to open our application process for summer interns. Positions are available in the Region of Peel. ACER’s research and activities contribute to reaching UN climate change targets and creating green infrastructure. Summer interns will perform supervised duties that are flexibly scheduled for weather and pandemic conditions. Duties […]

Ontario Trillium Foundation Plants ACER’s COVID Recovery with Ontario’s Resilient Community Fund

ACER announces funding of $80,100 from Ontario Trillium foundation under its Ontario Resilient Community Fund. The fund supports the non-profit sector to recover and rebuild from the impacts arising from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet community needs. “This funding comes at a critical moment for ACER, so that we can pivot operations and continue to […]

ACER Gets Peel Region Nod, for Community-Engaged Climate Action in Knightsbridge

For immediate release: December 18, 2020 Written by Catherine Soplet Project Crossroads can address trifecta of crises: climate change, racism and COVID-19 On December 10 Peel Regional Council heard encouraging ground truth from Brampton’s Knightsbridge residents, who have been hardest hit by COVID‑19. A two-minute video of volunteers’ testimonials opened the presentation by ACER – Association […]

ACER Featured in Toronto.com Article on Outdoor Education

Andrew Palamarchuk featured ACER in an article about outdoor education in North York during COVID-19. Check out a short excerpt below: Alice Casselman, a retired science teacher and founding president of the Association of Canadian Educational Resources (ACER), said outdoor educators have now been given “a new lease on life.” Casselman, 82, said outdoor learning […]