Ecotourism & Outdoor Leadership Student Film Night

The Annual ETOL Film Night presents an evening of outdoor exploration through visual media.

ETOL Film Night 2021 is hosted by fourth year students within the Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership program at Mount Royal University and presents films and photos from all outdoor activities and locations. All proceeds from this night will go towards the Allan Derbyshire Student Fund, which will assist students in covering the costs of their extracurricular activities and pursuits in the ETOL program.

Doors open for silent auction, merchandise sales, and mingling at 6:00pm. ETOL Film Night will run from 7:00pm to 10:00pm MST. 

Unable to attend in person? No problem! The event is also being streamed online for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. The online stream will be open for the entire event from 7:00pm-10:00pm MST

Important: in-person attendees will be required to show proof of double vaccination and personal ID prior to entering the venue. All ticket holders, including in-person attendees, will receive a livestream link in case of illness/COVID symptoms. Livestream tickets will not receive access to the venue. No refunds will be issued for this event.

Inclusion and Equity Leader Profile: Sarah Boyle

Sarah Boyle (she/her) is a project manager for the Protected Areas Establishment Branch of Parks Canada, which deals with establishing terrestrial and marine conservation areas. Boyle is currently working on the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan – Similkameen region of British Columbia, the unceded traditional territory of the Syilx Nation. She has been working in this position for the past two and a half years.

I reached Sarah at her home in Revelstoke, British Columbia to talk about her experience living and working in parks.

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Inclusion and Equity Leader Profile: Rike Moon

Rike Moon (she/her) works for BC Parks as the Community Engagement Specialist on the Community Engagement and Education section at Provincial Services Branch in Victoria, BC. She has been in this role since May 2020. Rike is a native of Germany and identifies as a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community. She spoke to me about her experience in parks and protected areas from her home in Victoria, BC.

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Inclusion and Equity Leader Profile: Marilynn Hay

Marilynn Hay (she/her) is a municipal advisor with the Province of Nova Scotia and has been in this role since November 2019. She initially took a leave of absence from her role as a Municipal Advisor with the Kananaskis Improvement District (KID), Alberta Environment and Parks but has since left that position. With the KID, Marilynn was employed as a Municipal Advisor and spent a year acting in a dual role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Manager of Emergency Services within the Kananaskis Region. She identifies as a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community. I reached Marilynn at her home office in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discuss her experience as an LGBTQ2S+ woman working in conservation.

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Inclusion and Equity Leader Profile: Daniella Rubeling

Daniella Rubeling (she/her) is the visitor experience manager for the Parks Canada Banff Field Unit. In this role, Rubeling oversees visitor experience across most of Banff National Park. She started in this role eight months ago, one day prior to the transition to working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Daniella has recently returned to her office in the Banff townsite, which is where I reached her.

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Inclusion and Equity Leader Profile: Dawn Carr

Dawn Carr (she/her) was the executive director of the Canadian Parks Council (CPC) and the principal consultant of her own consulting agency, CarrPark. She was the executive director of the CPC from 2012 to 2021. Since this interview, Dawn Carr has accepted a new role with the Nature Conservancy of Canada with she started in September, 2021. I reached her at her home in Peterborough, ON to talk about her experience as a woman working in parks. 

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