News (2016)

Canadian Geographic Magazine

July / August 2016

In the July/August 2016 issue of Canadian Geographic, Meagan was listed as one of Canada's Greatest 25 Women Explorers!  Meagan intends to ensure she has earned this highly respectable honour - as it happens, she's off on another exciting adventure in December 2016!

"e-Veritas" Interview

16 August 2016

Meagan responded to some interesting questions asked by e-Veritas, an electronic newsletter produced by the Royal Military College Club.  The newsletter reaches over 7000 readers!  In responding to the questions, asked by  Officer Cadet Carmen Kiltz, Meagan embarked on an interesting exchange, and not only shared her experiences, but gained some interesting cycling trip information from OCdt Kiltz!  Through every interaction, there is always an opportunity to learn about new ideas and experiences!

Canadian Women in Aviation, Speaker, Calgary

21-24 June 2017 (booked)

Meagan will speak at the CWIA Conference to be held in Calgary.  Throughout her presentation, entitled "Aim High", she will share exciting stories of her adventures, while interweaving practical elements such as goal setting, assessing feasibility, plan building, risk management and problem solving. 

Arctic Operations Advisor Course, Keynote Speaker, Yellowknife

6 February 2016

Meagan was invited to speak to the students and staff of the 2016 Arctic Operations Advisor Course.  This was a wonderful opportunity where she was able to share her adventure experiences, particularly her Antarctic adventures, with an audience who understands the difficulties of a cold, challenging environment.

True Patriot Love Foundation - Vinson Massif, Antarctica Expedition

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016

Throughout the past year, Meagan has been working with the True Patriot Love (TPL) Foundation, as the Soldier Team Captain.  TPL is a foundation that strives to raise funds which contribute to initiatives that better the lives of veterans and their families.  Meagan is a member of a team, composed of nine ill and injured soldiers and 17 Canadian business leaders, who will embark on an incredible adventure to summit Vinson Massif - the highest peak in Antarctica and one of the world's Seven Summits.

Canadian Sport Podcast, Adventure Edition #001

6 May 2016

Meagan participated in a candid interview for the Canadian Sport Podcast. 

2 Canadian Air Division (RCAF Training), Professional Development, Winnipeg

15 September 2016 (booked)

Meagan has been invited to speak at the 2 Canadian Air Division Professional Development Day in Winnipeg.  She will speak about her expeditions and specifically touch on the positive effects of working toward difficult goals.  Specifically, she will describe how she embraces hard work, has a reason to go to the gym and a reason to eat well and live well.  There are so many positive secondary effects of expeditioning - Meagan looks forward to sharing these subtle, positive lifestyle lessons.

Puncak Mandala & Puncak Trikora

29 November - 25 December 2016

Meagan embarked on a jungle/mountain adventure December 2016.  There were constant logistic challenges, bearing in mind that climbing remote mountains is not a common activity in Papua.  Megan did well, all things considered!  She problem solved all that she was able - and the best thing - she came home in one piece!

‚ÄčNo summits but absolutely a jungle adventure - and yes - she would do it again!!!