Candice Dimock is currently a graduate student in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo in Ontario. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Food from Ryerson University and a diploma in Hospitality Management from Conestoga College.
In August 2019, Candice was part of the research team who participated in the Cross-Cultural Water Knowledge Camp at the junction of Sahtú Dǝ́ (Bear River) at Tek’áı́cho Dǝ́ (Marten River). In addition to authoring the camp report, her thesis project will follow from the Water Knowledge Camp. The goals of her research are to explore the impacts of climate change on land-based practices and human health for the Dene and Métis Peoples of the Sahtú and to better understand how traditional knowledge and cross-cultural camps contribute to capacity-building and stewardship for youth in the Sahtú.