Several Canadian organizations are backing this film. FedNav Limited is the presenting sponsor for Mysteries of the Great Lakes. Unilever Canada is a major sponsor, as well as the film’s promotional sponsor and will aim to make people mindful about water through their Go Blue campaign in Canada. This campaign will be launched across Canada on Earth Day, and includes a call to action that will encourage and enable Canadians to change their water consumption habits.
Major funding partners of the film include the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, Parks Canada, Ontario Power Generation and the Presque Isle Partnership of Erie, Pennsylvania. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, and FedNor are also providing funding to support the film.
The Port Authorities of Hamilton, Toronto, Quebec and Thunder Bay, along with the Ports of Indiana are also supporting Mysteries of the Great Lakes. Giant screen theatres at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto and the Great Lakes Science Centre in Cleveland are also on board.