Government of Yukon annual community recreation leadership award

In October, I was very honored to be presented with the Government of Yukon’s annual community recreation leadership award. This award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to community recreation in the Yukon.  I believe that community recreation happens when we work together. I have been so fortunate to work with many amazingContinue reading “Government of Yukon annual community recreation leadership award”

Lessons learned about using technology for training in the North

At the beginning of March, I was honoured to have the opportunity to share nationally a little bit about the Recreation North Training Program. Technology for Training: Lessons from rural, remote and Northern communities was part of a ReImagine RREC workshop. ReImagine RREC – Renew, Retool, Engage and Contribute – is a national COVID-19 recoveryContinue reading “Lessons learned about using technology for training in the North”

People are the added value in Recreation North’s Training Program

As Recreation North’s Learning Consultant and Lead Trainer, I am amazed at what I have learned about our the diversity across our country. Recreation is a uniquely personal experience – not only for individuals, families and neighbourhoods, but also for communities and regions. Wendy Giesbrecht of Boissevain, MB participated in a provincial pilot of theContinue reading “People are the added value in Recreation North’s Training Program”

Developing Northern Recreation Leaders

Being able to remotely develop capacity for recreation in many small communities across the North has been so rewarding. The following article was written by Sylvia and I to explain the value of the remote leadership training to organizations and communities. Sylvia Riessner is an education consultant focused on online and blending learning for adults.Continue reading “Developing Northern Recreation Leaders”