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Dr. Clément Lanthier Feb 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

Dr. Clément Lanthier leverages a distinctive blend of knowledge, experience, values and skills to lead wildlife conservation organizations with strong emphasis on animal welfare, science and customer experience.

As President and CEO for the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, Clément has redefined its Vision, Mission, Master Plan and Culture.  He has established a high-performing management team and shaped the institution’s purpose and values.

Under his leadership the Zoo has received recognition for conservation breeding and reintroduction programs along with the community based world-wide conservation initiatives.  Clément guided the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo during the successful reconstruction after the devastating flood of 2013.

Clément worked as a field veterinarian and scientific advisor for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, he studied the Atlantic walrus in the Canadian arctic.

Clément currently serves as President of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), past President of the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums, past Board member of SPECIES360 and as past President of the Canadian Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.  

He is proud to be an Honorary Chief of the Wechiau Community Hippopotamus Sanctuary in Northwest Ghana.

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De Havilland Corporation
De Havilland Corporation
Lindsay Kulyk Mar 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Innovation in Wellness
Innovation in Wellness

Define age - "I believe age means to travel an incredible journey, one that should be celebrated."

We are all in different chapters of the same book, and isn't it true that each chapter builds a richer story? My goal is to enable people to enjoy this stage of their life as much, if not more, than their previous life stages. We each have come so far and have incredible journeys and stories to celebrate! I have never thought of aging as a negative, and always remind people that this is a time to enjoy every moment in life - just because they are aging doesn't mean life can't be vibrant and fulfilling. There is strength that comes with life experiences, people should be empowered to feel that strength. If we shift our mindset we can redefine what it means to age, and bring dignity and power to that word

Bill Skinner Mar 13, 2023 12:00 PM
Climate Change
Climate Change

Bill has been a member of RCC Heritage Park for almost 10 years.  He joined as part of his retirement plans, and was attracted to Rotary by what he saw it doing in Guatemala as he started a non-profit project there.  As a former oil industry geologist, he is not a climate scientist, but can relate to the technology.  However, his talk is not about the technology.  It is about why we as Rotarians should care about climate change, and what can we do as individuals about it.