Rotary True North's Back Bay Cemetery Bridge

September 18, 2020 Yellowknife celebrates the unveiling of a 65-foot suspension bridge at Back Bay Cemetery.
"... Mike Kalnay, club director for the Rotary Club was responsible for organizing and planning the bridge initiative. [...]
Over 12,000 hours worth of volunteered time went into building this bridge, says Mike Kalnay director for the Rotary Club. ..."

  • George Lessard
  • George Lessard
    Video Artist
  • Braille Merchant
  • Braille Merchant
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Director Biography - George Lessard

From a community access & media training base, George creates in print, broadcast radio & TV and educational media.

A Yellowknife artist in electronic & digital media, George was born / brought up in Rosemère, north of Montreal, Canada.

His muse now moves from his postings to & showings in Toronto, Vancouver, Banff Calgary, Yellowknife, Inuvik, and Fort Smith Northwest Territories, Salluit, Nunavik (Arctic) Quebec & Arviat, Nunavut, Beijing, China; Nassau, the Bahamas; La Paz, Bolivia; Butare, Rwanda; Chelyabinsk, Russia; Berhampur, Odisha, India and Manu, Peru.

These days he uploads / streams reflective experiential imagery from Yellowknife, and the surrounding boreal forest of the Northwest Territories…

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Information Curation, Communication & Digital Media Artist