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Two Worldwide Quest Study Leaders Named To Order of Canada!
Howard Soon has been named a Member of the Order of Canada. He was named for his leading role in shaping, expanding, and elevating British Columbia’s wine industry. His 37 consecutive vintages make him the longest s...
Howard Soon has been named a Member of the Order of Canada. He was named for his leading role in shaping, expanding, and elevating British Columbia’s wine industry. His 37 consecutive vintages make him the longest serving winemaker in Canada and he’s still at it as the Master Winemaker at Vanessa Vineyard in the Similkameen Valley. Howard led the alumni UBC Travel Club’s trip to Portugal in 2018 and is the study leader for the March, 2020 Beaune and Rhone River Wine Cruise.
The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation and recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society. The Order was created in 1967 by Queen Elizabeth II.
Big News for Justin Peter!
Justin will continue to lead QNT and will be increasingly involved with our custom group development, including our Alumni Expeditions program. As a partner, Justin continues to bring his wealth of experience, his insights, and his ...
Justin will continue to lead QNT and will be increasingly involved with our custom group development, including our Alumni Expeditions program. As a partner, Justin continues to bring his wealth of experience, his insights, and his creativity to Worldwide Quest.
Justin can be reached by email.
Laurielle Penny and Lewie Gonsalves
WEBINAR: Quest for the Snow Leopard with Justin Peter
"It was with considerable excitement that I set off to the Ladakh region of northernmost India in late March. None of my previous India journeys had taken me north of the Himalayas into the trans-Himalayan region that was said to be rugged, arid and vast. It was uncharted territory for me and an important mission, for I was here to scout for the most reclusive of big cats: the Snow Leopard. This ‘ghost’ animal is very much at home in remote mountainous regions of east-central Asia centering on the Tibetan Plateau, and Ladakh was reputed to be that place where this animal could be seen with relative ease. What would the landscape be like? The culture? The wildlife experience? And…would I see a Snow Leopard?"
Join Justin Peter for this exciting webinar about his recent quest for the Snow Leopard.
ALSO: During the webinar, Justin will draw an attendee name to win a free copy of Peter Matthiessen's book, The Snow Leopard!
Tuesday, July 23 2019 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Free to join!
Hot Docs Cinema: The Experimental City
This documentary is a timely and colourful look at one of the world's first, and most ambitious, efforts to build a smart city—the Minnesota Experimental City Project.
Worldwide Quest is the Lead Sponsor of this Our Beautiful City series at Hot Docs Cinemas. Our Beautiful City explores the challenges and opportunities that face Toronto today—and the lessons we can learn from other cities. Each evening will feature a doc about urban affairs and design, followed by an expert discussion to help relate these themes to our great city. Bring your ideas for how to make—and keep—Toronto wonderful.
If these types of conversations excite you, click here to view our related tours called "Most Liveable Cities"!
Wednesday, July 24 2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm
506 Bloor St. W., Toronto view map
WEBINAR: Wingtips at Our Fingertips with Catherine Jardine
Quest travellers are not the only globe trotters out there! Join study leader Catherine Jardine on this webinar to learn about her work with Motus Wildlife Tracking Network, a new method of tracking migration, as well as the migration of wildlife between Canada and Neotropical locations, the importance of these unique wintering habitats, and how you can join this migration with her!
Monday, July 29 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Free to join!