Meagan Walton

CAN Fund Athlete Relations
-B.A. Environmental Studies (Dartmouth College, 2005)
-NCAA Division I Women’s Ice Hockey (Dartmouth)
-Canadian Women’s Hockey National Team Program (2001-2006)

Think of someone who has impacted your life. Share 3 words on who they are to you.
Judy Oberting (my college hockey coach) – Opportunity, Dedicated, Trusted

Share 3 words to describe what CAN Fund is to you.
Innovative, Passionate, Family

Favourite Quote or Words to Live By.
“Aerodynamically the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it keeps flying.”

Share 2-3 things you are grateful for.
-Family and friends that fill my life with constant joy, love and laughter.
-Endless opportunity and possibility.

What is the best advice you ever received?
Don’t sweat the small stuff. Keep life in perspective and try to enjoy each day while living in the moment.

Biggest lesson you have learned to get to where you are today?
Stand up for what you believe in, don’t be afraid to take chances and learn from every situation. You have to take control and create the life that you want for yourself. See what you want and make it happen.

Why are you proud to be Canadian?
As Canadians we are fortunate to live in a country that celebrates individuality and encourages freedom of expression and self. Culturally we are diverse and rich and as Canadians we are also blessed with great opportunity. I also love how Canadians unite and come together.