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The 2023 Polar Bear Dip

November 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Location: Britannia Beach
Key Contact:Angela Hayward

Frenand Léger, John MacGillivray, Cameron Metcalf, Sarah Simpkin, David Sharp, Garrett Stewart, Professor Jodie Medd, and Joel Rivard will be jumping in the Ottawa River for the annual Polar Bear Dip (PBD) in support of Carleton’s United Way campaign! 

Stephanie is Senior Manager, Workplace Philanthropy, and Mark is VP, Resource Development with United Way. Both have provided great support to Carleton’s United Way campaign over many years and are now really showing their willingness to “jump in” where needed. 

Thank you for making a donation towards the Polar Bear Dip. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Campaign Team at You can make a donation here.

Carleton President Benoit-Antoine Bacon and Professor Chantal Dion after the Polar Bear Dip 2019