10 Questions with March’s #LocalHero, Jennifer
1) Tell us a bit about yourself! I am currently finishing my last year of undergrad specializing in Finance at the University of Ottawa. One interest of mine is volunteering. Specifically, I am involved with a club called Enactus on campus where students run social enterprises and projects. I am a co-project manager for Poly […]
10 Questions with January’s #LocalHero, Yasmin!
10 Questions with January’s #LocalHero, Yasmin! Today, we’d like to highlight Yasmin. 1) Tell us a bit about yourself! My name is Yasmin and I came to Canada in 2016 with a Work and Travel visa. It was my plan to stay only for a year, but that changed. I fell in love with nature […]
10 Questions with December’s #LocalHero, Johannes & Atya!
10 Questions with December’s #LocalHero, Johannes & Atya! Today, we’d like to highlight Johannes & Atya, the ‘paw-fect’ local hero duo for the month of December! 1) Tell us a bit about yourself! My name is Johannes Fast. I was born in a small Swedish town called Mora, situated on the edge of a […]
10 Questions with November’s #LocalHero, Joe Arko!
Today, we’d like to highlight Joe Arko, a Mindset & Life Performance Coach, International Speaker, Proud Pa-Pa & Spouse, and the #LocalHero for this month! 1) Tell us a bit about yourself! I’m Joe Arko — a spouse to an incredible wife, a father to two amazing kids, and an avid outdoorsman who likes to […]
10 Questions with July’s #LocalHero, Etienne Loney!
Today we’d like to highlight Etienne Loney from Clear Your Gear, A local group from Manitoba that has started a nationwide recycling program for the proper disposal of used fishing lines. Etienne is part of the team that makes the bins you see across Canada. Once the line is disposed of in one of Clear […]
10 Questions with May’s #LocalHero Thomas!
Previously we have had local heroes that dove to the bottom of lakes to retrieve discarded items, or remove fishing nets, others have changed their industry by providing sustainable equipment, some have even shared personal quests to change their own impact on the world. This month, we are featuring Thomas a 6-year-old boy from Ontario […]