Kyle Schole

Kyle Schole grew up on a farm near Westlock, AB in Treaty 6 Territory. In his role as Vice-Chair of the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance, he has been leading an initiative to see 718km of the kisiskâciwani-sîpiy (North Saskatchewan River) in Alberta designated under the Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS), which will contribute to the conservation, stewardship, and celebration of the river’s exceptional natural, cultural, and recreational values.

Kyle studied Political Science and Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary before briefly serving on Parliament Hill in the Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. After his time in Ottawa, he worked as a kayak guide in Tofino and the Gulf Islands of BC. Today, he lives in Edmonton and works as a Planning Technician for a rural municipality Northeast of the city (just two days downriver by canoe).