A happier life thanks to environmental tech program

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Steven Lonsdale had a plan – graduate high school at age 17, attend Nunavut Sivuniksavut for a year, and jump over to Nunavut Arctic College’s Environmental Technology Program (ETP). Then life happened, and it wasn’t until he turned 36 that, as a mature student, he entered the program he always believed would lead to a...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.