First, Jennifer Amagoalik is on her way to Paris to participate in the Model Arctic Council Paris 2015 hosted by Arctic Encounter Paris.
This is one of the top three largest COP21 side events! Jennifer was selected by her classmates and will be a great ambassador for the Environmental Technology Program, Nunavut Arctic College and all of Nunavut.
We also wish to recognize and thank the Government of Nunavut Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs for sponsoring an Environmental Technology student to participate in this event.
And secondly, Daniel Taukie is on his way to Vancouver to participate in this year's ArcticNet Scientific Meeting.
This meeting is the largest annual Arctic science conference. Daniel was also selected by his classmates, and like Jennifer, will a great ambassador!
We also thank Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, and the Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) for covering Daniel's cost to participate in the conference. While in Vancouver, Daniel will be helping to share the results of a NCP research project that Environmental Technology Program students participated in once again this year.
An Adventure in Learning!
The Environmental Technology Program is a two-year diploma program that incorporates classroom and practical lab and field experiences to develop student skills.
Graduates of the program will possess the necessary skills to meet the growing demand for environmental practitioners in such fields as resource development and management, fish and wildlife conservation, environmental protection, parks management, environmental assessment, waste management, environmental research, and environmental education.