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Pondering the Purpose of Policy

Pondering the Purpose of Policy

A reflection on climate policy from Leah Davidson I come from a small, semi-rural 4000-person community that lacks environmental awareness, but has adopted...

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Biodiversity as a Victim and a Reminder

Biodiversity as a Victim and a Reminder

A reflection on climate policy from Thomas Steur In a year void of any Students On Ice trips to the Arctic, COP 26, musical concerts, and countless other...

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Climate Action: It’s Political

Climate Action: It’s Political

A reflection on climate policy from Alissa Sallans Growing up I have always had a deep appreciation for the need for climate action, but until recently the...

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CRE – Denver Edmunds

CRE – Denver Edmunds

Tiivimasiu Qisiiq and Denver Edmunds I wanted to join this SOI Alumni Delegation to the CRE National Gathering to get to know more about reconciliation, to...

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CRE – Heidi Lucas

CRE – Heidi Lucas

Reconciliation Through Inuit Throat Singing I was recently part of the Students on Ice delegation to the Canadian Roots Exchange’s National Gathering....

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CRE – Mataya Gillis

CRE – Mataya Gillis

Kassidy Augustine, Mataya Gillis and Denver Edmunds. My week in Montreal was amazing! From learning about my people’s rights to hanging out in the hotel...

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CRE – Tiivimasiu Qisiiq

CRE – Tiivimasiu Qisiiq

I wanted to attend the Canadian Roots Exchange National Gathering because I wanted the opportunity to talk about youth issues in northern communities. I hoped...

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CRE – Kim Mathieu

CRE – Kim Mathieu

The smell of sage drifted through the air as I passed one of the classrooms dedicated to the CRE conference at Concordia University. Intrigued by a workshop...

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CRE – Thomas Steur

CRE – Thomas Steur

The Canadian Roots Exchange National Gathering was a great experience. We learned how to achieve reconciliation, but also learned about decolonization,...

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CRE – Kassidy Augustine

CRE – Kassidy Augustine

Before I attended the CRE conference I was very lost and frustrated with the world. I had just transferred out of a very racist school and I was feeling...

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