Cason Crane

Cason Crane

© Cason Crane Cason Crane, Arctic 2008 alum, was the first openly LGBT person and fifth youngest climber to reach the highest peak on each continent – The Seven Summits. He raised over $135,000 for charity in the process. Read about his experience during these...
Justin Dearing

Justin Dearing

Justin Dearing, SOI alum and former SOI HQ staff, is Memorial University’s new Sustainability and Climate Action Officer. The Gazette spoke to Justin about his time in the Arctic and how this inspired new perspectives, a commitment to the planet and to making a...
Hannah Tooktoo

Hannah Tooktoo

©Hannah Tooktoo/ CBC Hannah Tooktoo, SOI Arctic 2010 alum, spent two months cycling across Canada last summer to raise awareness of the high rate of suicide in Indigenous communities. Beginning in Victoria, B.C., she biked nearly 5,000km to Montreal, making several...
Jasveen Brar

Jasveen Brar

Seasoned Explorer and Environmental Activist In the true spirit of adventure, veteran expeditioner Jasveen Brar (Antarctic 2014, Arctic 2016) has dedicated her time as an alumni to building platforms for communities to voice their concerns about the environment...
Maddysen Kingmiaqtuq-Devlin

Maddysen Kingmiaqtuq-Devlin

“Our voices as youth are powerful and valuable and we need to be heard.” Maddysen Kingmiaqtuq-Devlin, Arctic 2019 SOI Alum, created a conference to bring youth together to discuss climate change and policy. This was a part of SOI’s Expedition to Community (E2C)...