Heather Mitchell holds a degree in Industrial Design from Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Heather has recently completed her Master’s thesis on small city cycling in effort to find carbon neutral transportation solutions for the north at the University of Northern British Columbia, in the Rural Community Planning Graduate Program. Sustainable community planning is a big passion of Heather’s as well as embracing all elements of winter and nature in the urban living. Heather grew up in Northern BC, in the communities of Smithers and Fort St. James. In her free time, she enjoys city cycling and backcountry alpine ski touring.