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Expeditions and Inspirations: An Arctic Cocktail Event

By on 2015/04/09

Join SOI’s Geoff Green and the Canadian Museum of Nature for an evening of Arctic celebration!

Photo (c) Martin Lipman

Photo (c) Martin Lipman

Saturday, April 18 6 pm to 10 pm 
Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod St., Ottawa 

Enjoy cultural performances, a short film, and live kayak-building. Arctic-inspired food and drink will be served.

A highlight will be a passionate panel discussion by Arctic explorers on the role of expeditions in our understanding of the rapidly changing North. Panelists include:

In addition, explore two floors of world-class exhibits and catch the Arctic Voices exhibition before it leaves on a North American tour.

$30 plus tax (food and one Arctic-inspired cocktail included). Cash bar.

Purchase your online ticket here!




Ottawa Wave Makers: microgrants in support of Canada’s oceans

By on 2015/04/03

Canada has the longest coastline of any country on the planet, a whopping 15% percent of the entire world’s coast. Healthy oceans are vital to our communities, our health, and our economy. And while the ocean isn’t visible from our nation’s capital,


Join James Raffan’s book launch in support of SOI Scholarship Program

By on 2015/03/17

Join us Saturday March 21 at the Chelsea United Church for an evening of readings, stories and songs with author, geographer, polar historian James Raffan and award-winning musician Ian Tamblyn. In this not to be missed event, James Raffan will share some stories and images

SOI and alumna Kyra Flaherty recognized by Nunavut Legislature

By on 2015/03/12

On March 9, 2014 the Honourable Pat Angnakak, Member of the Nunavut Legislature representing the Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu district, commended the Students on Ice program and Kyra Flaherty, a recent participant on SOI’s 2014 Antarctic Expedition. Thank you Ms. Angnakak for your incredible

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Antarctic 2014 alumnus Robert Adragna in Etobicoke Guardian

By on 2015/03/03

Antarctic expedition compels Etobicoke teen to effect change ‘It changed my whole outlook on life’: Robert Adragna, 16 by Tamara Shephard Etobicoke Guardian Robert Adragna left Antarctica gripped by a passion to protect the world’s southernmost continent’s ecosystem for future

Photo (c) Lee Narraway ; Students on Ice Arctic Expedition 2014

SOI Alumnus Patrick Hickey Selected as 2015 Loran Scholar

By on 2015/03/03

SOI is proud to announce that alumnus Patrick Hickey from the 2014 Arctic Expedition and 2014 Antarctic Expedition was recently chosen as a 2015 Loran Scholar receiving an award valued at $100,000 over over four years to be used at one of

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Post Expedition Reflections – Robert Adragna

By on 2015/02/18

Toronto, Ontario high school student and Antarctic 2014 alumnus Robert Adragna beautifully reflects on his recent journey to Antarctica, the impact of his experiences and a call to action to preserve the “Great White Continent”… Wow. That is the only

Photo (c) Martin Lipman / Students on Ice

Arctic 2015 Scholarship Applications Now Open!

By on 2015/02/13

Hello Students, Parents, & Educators! Our 2015 Arctic Scholarship applications have officially launched! The deadline is approaching – March 15, 2015 at 5pm EST - so apply now! There are many opportunities to apply for a variety of scholarships that will bring students

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SOI Job Opportunity: Inuit Relations Program Manager

By on 2015/02/11

Students on Ice seeks an experienced individual to manage its new Inuit Relations Program. Since its inception in 2000, SOI has developed strong ties to Canada’s North and its communities. Annually about 40 per cent of participants are Inuit, First

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Antarctic 2014 students in Dalhousie Gazette

By on 2015/02/06

Dalhousie students and SOI alumni Jasveen Brar and Patrick Soprovich were recently interviewed by the Dalhousie Gazette on their expedition experience. Here is what they had to say… Dalhousie Gazette By: Eleanor Davidson January 30, 2015 It is fairly rare for

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