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Celebrate Sea Otters

Sept 19 to Nov 11 - What’s brown, furry and fun all over? Sea otters, of course! Join us this fall to celebrate these boisterous and playful marine mammals.

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Great Canadian
Shoreline Cleanup

Join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup today for a fun and easy way to make a difference in your local community while learning about the impacts of litter on our environment.

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Special event

Toast To The Coast

Enjoy gourmet bites prepared by top Ocean WiseTM restaurants and taste signature B.C. wines during this culinary journey celebrating the conservation of our oceans.

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Our 1,500+ staff and volunteers are deeply committed to protecting our oceans.

View Our 2013 Annual Report
Read Our Open Letter On Cetaceans In Our Care
VIDEO: Cetaceans in Our Care 


10 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.

Doors close
at 4:45 p.m. 

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Sea Otters

Spotlight On Sea Otters

Celebrate these boisterous and playful marine mammals this fall
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