Two Words by Allie Margaret May

December 1, 2017

Two words cannot sum up the compassion, the kindness, the sacrifice. Two words cannot hold a patient’s hand, and listen to their lived experience. Two words cannot advocate, cannot empathize. Two words cannot save lives. Two words will not capture… Read more

From Nurse to Health Informatician

September 1, 2017

Moving from nursing to health informatics has been a very fulfilling journey. Pivoting my career towards the health technology world has led to many unexpected changes. Here is a pictorial representation of how my life has changed since entering the… Read more

What Do People Like to Do in Yellowknife?

August 1, 2017

Currently sitting at a sunny 23°, summer in Yellowknife is something everyone must experience. With about 18 hours of sunshine per day, there are plenty of opportunities to fit in as many activities as you’d like. So what exactly do… Read more

Yellowknife: The Not So Rural Town

June 12, 2017

I have now been a “Yellowknifeian” (a Yellie? A knifie?) for two weeks. Situated on Great Slave Lake, the deepest lake in North America, Yellowknife contradicts the typical rural community archetype for a variety of reasons. First of all, Yellowknife… Read more

My New Adventure

May 31, 2017

“I’m going to Yellowknife!” I announced this exciting fact with an equal mixture of pride and delight. I was anticipating a response of euphoric cheers from my friends – I was ready to bask in the glory of my exciting… Read more