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Sonnet

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Hello All

Well if this is my introduction in to the cartotalk I had better make it a good one. To start off I was born in Prince Albert Saskatchewan. I had a peaceful childhood where I have many fond memories, let me tell you about a few. It was the summer of 1980 and the weather was beautiful it was a great day to be on the beach..… JUST KIDDING

Let's start again, my name is Shannon Brassard but for some reasan I have chosen Sonnet as my screen name, and I am a recent graduate from the Cartography program at COGS. My journey to COGS was a long one. I have a diploma in Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Recreation, from Lakeland Collage in Vermillion Alberta and a few years of a Physical Geography Degree (one day I will finish) from the University of Saskatchewan. I am about to start my first official job as a cartographer with a short term contract with the Nova Scotian gov’t.

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Hi Sonnet,
Welcome to Cartotalk! Congrats on getting your first job as a cartographer! Like you, I also just starting working on my first official cartography project! Enjoy your stay! Erin



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Hi Shannon, and welcome to Cartotalk.
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hi Shannon,

welcome to CartoTalk. i was about to go to COGS but decided to go to SSFC b/c it was closer to home. but i have heard many good things about COGS. some people from my work went there and they all have good things to say about it.

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Hi Shannon,

Does Les Parsons still instruct Outdoor Recreation at Lakeland College? Les and I started Orienteering at about the same time in Edmonton ....long ago! Last summer I was actually considering entering a team in the adventure race put on by the College, figuring we could clean up on the orienteering, even if we couldn't paddle or bike ;) I guess Les would have been the organizer, assuming he's still there....

I also have old friends just outside PA, but that's another story :rolleyes:

Cheers and welcome to Cartotalk. :)
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