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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Departure Day! Day 3 was a day of air travel. At 8am this morning our team of 230 students and staff left their temporary home at Carleton University for the...

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Youth to take part in globally unique Arctic Expedition with Students on Ice

Youth to take part in globally unique Arctic Expedition with Students on Ice

On July 23rd, 130 high school and university students from around the world will come together in Ottawa, Ontario to begin an important two-week Students on...

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Guest Post: An SOI Alum in Haida Gwaii for Ocean Bridge 2018

Guest Post: An SOI Alum in Haida Gwaii for Ocean Bridge 2018

Sam McBeth reflects on her experience with Ocean Bridge, an initiative centered around connecting youth and promoting ocean literacy.   Written by:...

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Introducing our Teachers on Ice!

Introducing our Teachers on Ice!

SOI is pleased to announce the launch of the Teachers On Ice Scholarship Program! Thanks to funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research...

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People of the Ice Bridge: Connecting Inuit Leaders from both sides of the Pikialasorsuaq Polynya

People of the Ice Bridge: Connecting Inuit Leaders from both sides of the Pikialasorsuaq Polynya

  This week, our Arctic Youth & Partnerships Manager, Caitlyn Baikie, is in Nuuk, kalaallit Nunaat/ Greenland for a 3-day workshop. “Coming...

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Guest Post: Using Nature as a Tool for Wellness

Guest Post: Using Nature as a Tool for Wellness

Written by Kim Mathieu, SOI Arctic 2016 alum Version française ci-dessous Travelling, and here I am talking about a REAL journey, is an adventure that...

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Guest Post: Leading Change 2018 reflections by alum Zohreh Rezaiemanesh

Guest Post: Leading Change 2018 reflections by alum Zohreh Rezaiemanesh

Having the opportunity to spend the day at the Leading Change forum at GLOBE was such an honour and truly impacted how I view the interconnected nature of the...

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Expression of Interest: 2017 Inspiration Grants – Part 2

Expression of Interest: 2017 Inspiration Grants – Part 2

Sirmilik National Park. Photo by Michelle Munkittrick. **EXPRESSION OF INTEREST** Students on Ice (SOI) is proud to offer our alumni the opportunity to...

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Guest Post: Canada’s northern youth tighten their grip on the Arctic

Guest Post: Canada’s northern youth tighten their grip on the Arctic

By Dakota Erutse In northern affairs there is no end to relationship among the young people.  Their concern for the northern homeland is genuine and warm...

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