Ann Makosinski: Inspiring with Inventions

Ann Makosinski: Inspiring with Inventions

Ann Makosinski, Canada C3 Leg 9 alum, is a 22-year-old inventor and international speaker. At the age of 15 she was inspired by her friend’s problem in the Philippines of having no electricity or light to study with. Ann invented the hollow flashlight — a flashlight...
Seaweeds are Superstars!

Seaweeds are Superstars!

Did you know that seaweed and other marine plants produce 70-80 per cent of the oxygen we breathe? Dr. Amanda Savoie, a research scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature, explains why seaweed is critical to our planet! Learn more by watching this 2min video clip!...
An Alumni E-Book

An Alumni E-Book

This Alumni E-Book was created by 2020 SOI Alumni Council member, and Arctic 2018 alum, Aurora Eide! Filled with art and poetry, it features artwork from SOI alumni from the early 2000s up to the latest Arctic expedition in 2019. Explore Here! DISCOVER MORE Sewing...
Keeping the Inuit Way of Life Alive in a Changing World

Keeping the Inuit Way of Life Alive in a Changing World

“Inuit were born to be outside.” In this powerful and visually striking short film, Derrick Pottle, a traditional Inuit hunter, carver, and guide, talks about the Inuit way of life, how the world is changing, and the importance of continuing his culture’s traditions. ...
Recap & Briefing: Erinn Drage and Justin Fisch

Recap & Briefing: Erinn Drage and Justin Fisch

Listen to SOI alumni Erinn Drage and Justin Fisch talk about their time with Parks Canada and how it led to their participation on SOI Arctic expeditions and receiving alumni Microgrants! Recap and Briefing by Erinn Drage & Justin Fisch...
MySOI

MySOI

The SOI Alumni Program is about connections. Connecting to opportunities, resources, and each other. MySOI – our new online alumni portal – has all of this and more! Whether you’re looking for a mentor, searching for career opportunities, or curious about...