Bernard Jolicoeur’s story is one of finding creative ways to do what you love. Once a biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service, Jolicoeur said that he always dreamed of exploring the natural wonders of northern Quebec. Held back from his dreams by a lack of funding, he opted to change careers and found the key to what he was looking for through the practice of dentistry.
“In that way there were plenty of opportunities to head north,” Jolicoeur said, explaining that from 1995 to 2013 he worked full time as a travelling dentist in remote northern communities so that he could have the opportunity to pursue his passion as a naturalist. “Becoming a dentist was the key to all of my travels,” he shared.
See full story in November 28 Record