Below are just some examples of the interesting experiences our people have participated in or have themselves led in the past decade! Click the images for a pop-up view with descriptions.
Elaine and Premeire Kathleen Wynne at the Climate Reality Corps training (under former VP Al Gore) in 2015.
Elaine with Ryerson University faculty and students - the Ryerson delegation - at the World Class World Cities (WC2) University Network conference in the UK (2015).
Biological surveys during seine netting in British Columbia
Dr. Stephen Scharper (University of Toronto), Elizabeth May (Green Party of Canada) and Elaine at the UNFCCC COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen (2009).
Crossing cultural gaps: Elaine and a colleague embedding themselves into the community - participating in cultural activities and building relationships with community members (2012).
Elaine and colleagues during fieldwork in British Columbia (2009). This program has produced leaders across the country, including Elaine and others in this photo from British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
Dr. David Suzuki and Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies) attend the inaugural event of the Solar and Wind Initiatives Toward Change - a youth-led non-profit cofounded and Directed by Elaine (2006-2008). Elaine continued to mentor youth in this initiative until 2012.
Elaine continues to be involved with projects she initiated in 2012, including the start up of a women's bead cooperative in the Losho community of Kenya. These are some newly completed key chains the women created.
Stream restoration with the Kleinburg Crew during a summer internship at the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (2006).
National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo (Assembly of First Nations of Canada) with Elaine, Randy Hayes (Director, World Future Council US Liason Office), and Jakob von Uexkull (Founder of the Right Livelihood Awards) in Copenhagen during the UNFCCC COP15 climate conference (2009).
Some of the youth mentored by Elaine during her civic and environmental Youth Engagement Program in 2010.
Elaine embedding herself into the community - participating in cultural activities and building relationships with community members (2012).
Much Music and Sum 41 visit William Lyon Mackenzie C.I. to observe how youth engage the community to learn about renewable energy (2008).