2016 Sponsors 

Thank you to all the organizations that sponsored last years' inaugural International Mountain Day Festival at the University of Alberta. The success of the festival was largely due to your generous contributions and support.

University Sponsors

Granting Agency

NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.


Corporate Sponsors

Campbell Scientific (Canada) Corp. is a leader in environmental monitoring, providing top-quality measurement and control instrumentation to our clients across Canada for over 35 years.



With 70 years of flying experience, First Air is the leading airline in Canada’s Arctic, providing scheduled service between 32 Northern Communities and connections to Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and Edmonton.



This unspoiled, pristine destination in the middle of the Canadian Rockies offers a unique skiing and snowboarding vacation, all within Canada’s largest Rocky Mountain National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Fireweed is a pioneer. It’s tiny seeds ride the wind to start new life. Even in the toughest environments such as clear-cuts, roadsides and burns, fireweed plants rise up – beautiful and strong. Fireweed Creative is a Calgary, Alberta based outdoor adventure and wildlife documentary production company.