• Donated Miles Provide Specialized Training Opportunities

    Access to previously donated miles have allowed us to bring in talented and skilled professionals to work with the teams, including Neil Barnes from New Zealand.  Men’s Team Manager, Gareth Rees, noted that “having Aeroplan Mikes available to our team allowed us to bring in... Read more »

  • Thanks to supporters RAVEN was able to offset hotel costs!

    Miles donated were used to assist Tsilhqot'in Nation Elders as they undertake a journey from their homeland in BC to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada on Nov. 7, 2013 seeking recognition of Aboriginal title for the first time in Canadian history. On the first day of our campaign,... Read more »

  • Pictures (and Videos!) tell more than a thousand words.

    Four of our videos of our visit to Kithuia Village over the holiday season, 2012 were just In Selection at the LA Femme Film Festival. Thanks to your donated miles, we were able to bring videographer Randy Cole to film our trip and these videos are helping enormously to get the word out about... Read more »

  • Secret to a Sound Ocean

    Ground-breaking research on whales & ocean noise released

    Whales are acoustic animals. Their lives depend on a quiet ocean to find food, mates and navigate.  Our work on underwater noise in important whale habitats has been all-consuming for the last 4 years.   Our research, in partnership with scientists at University of St Andrews... Read more »

  • Our videos are causing a lot of excitement in film festivals!

    We couldn't have predicted the amazing audience response to four of our videos from our recent trip to Kithuia Village. With the help of donated miles, our videographer Randy Cole was able to film all of the wonderful things that Kithuia Villagers are doing with sponsored education and... Read more »

  • I’m very grateful to Aeroplan for making it possible for me

    Meagan Bourret, Faculty of Health Sciences. “I did a placement in Burkina Faso in the area of child nutrition that was truly gratifying! The work I did in the community and at the different health centres taught me so much, both professionally and personally. I volunteered in this... Read more »

  • “It was the best professional experience I've ever had!”

    Jemy Joseph, Faculty of Medicine,had the privilege of doing an internship at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva .She was able to travel there on Aeroplan Miles “It was the best professional experience I’ve ever had!” Her work involved working on... Read more »

  • Seeing my work at the Venice Architecture Biennale was unforgettable!

      Every architect dreams of presenting their work at the Venice Architecture Biennale. It’s like going to the “Olympics” of Architecture. Tiffany Shaw-Collinge was one of 43 young Canadian architects and designers who won a national competition for a spot in... Read more »

  • Happy Shark Week!

    Sharks are alive and well in Canada's Pacific waters

    Are you watching Discovery Channel's hugely popular Shark Week?   Did you know that Canada's Pacific waters are home to large numbers of large sharks?  A few years ago, we published a paper reporting a massive aggregation of salmon and blue sharks.  We used Aeroplan... Read more »

  • for some, it was the first face-to-face meeting with their counterpart

    In June 2013, War Child held a summit in Kampala, Uganda for field staff to increase their skills related to child protection, finance procedures, and to participate in strategic planning for the organization. This tremendously valuable gathering could not have been made possible without the... Read more »