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Harding Road Campus – Convocation 2020-2022

On July 12, 2022, the Students and Staff from the Harding Road campus attended Academy Canada’s Convocation Ceremony. This is the first ceremony since the COVID-19 pandemic so it was a very exciting day. We had 124 graduates from 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 attend. Ms. Suzanne Jordan, Campus Coordinator, began with the opening remarks and…

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Construction/Industrial Electrician Graduate Featured On NL Hydro’s “Get To Know” Segment

Academy Canada’s Construction/Industrial Electrician graduate and Apprentice Electrician at NL Hydro’s Bay d’Espoir location, Amber Hickman, is featured on NL Hydro website’s “Get To Know” segment. According to Amber, her father inspired her to follow his footsteps to pursue a career as an Electrician. As an Apprentice Electrician at the Bay d’Espoir Hydroelectric Generation Station,…

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Academy Canada’s Shae-Lynn C. Helps Win Gold For Canada

Congratulations, Team Canada! Team Canada won gold at the World Ball Hockey Championships in Quebec last night with a score of 3-2 against Czech Republic. Academy Canada’s own Shae-Lynn C. scored a goal in the final! Way to go, Shae-Lynn and Team Canada. Source: Saltwire – “N.L. women strike gold at world ball hockey championships”,…

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Lisa Lovelady and Beverly Moore Give Presentation At Econext

Check it out! Our Vice President Academic and Chief Operating Officer, Lisa Lovelady, and Online Learning Department Head, Beverly Moore, joined Econext on their latest Caribbean trade mission. The purpose of this mission was to enhance business in the clean energy, health and safety, food and agriculture, and digitalization and export opportunities in the Caribbean…

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Animal Grooming Graduate Starts New Salon

Academy Canada’s Animal Grooming Graduate, Alyson, recently started her new salon called Ruff Life Spa. She recently graduated from our Animal Grooming program with honours and perfect attendance. Ruff Life Spaw is an appointment only based home based dog grooming salon. Grooms consist of bath, nails, ear cleaning, and use of clippers and/or brushes. As…

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Multimedia Graphic Design Instructor Featured In “The Telegram”

Are you thinking about a career in graphic design? According to Multimedia Graphic Design instructor, Kyle McDavid, the sky is the limit. If you’re a technical minded, creative, and tech-savvy person with an eye for design, 2022 could be the start of a brand-new career for you. According to Kyle McDavid, Multimedia Graphic Design instructor,…

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Add Some Spice To Your Career

Academy Canada Cook (Pre-Employment) Instructor, Bernie Ann Ezekiel, taught at our Harding Road Campus in St. John’s since 2010. During that time, the Red Seal-Certified Chef has taught a wide range of students. Her students range in age from 17 to 64, with a majority of them in their 20s or 30s. While most of…

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Academy Canada Webmaster Invested Into “The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador”

On September 1, 2021, Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, was invested into the Order of Newfoundland in the “Sports/Recreation/Fitness” category. As a former Special Olympics Powerlifter, Jack has been widely recognized for his incredible accomplishments outside and inside the competition arena. The “Order of Newfoundland and Labrador” is the province’s highest honour and recognizes individuals…

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Academy Canada and Eastern Academy Webmaster Makes It To “The Canadian Encyclopedia”

Academy Canada and Eastern Academy Webmaster has made it to one of Canada’s most well known web based encyclopedia’s, “The Canadian Encyclopedia”, for his athletic, academic, and personal accomplishments that inspires Canadians with intellectual and developmental disabilities to believe that anything is possible. Former Special Olympics Powerlifter, Jack Barrett, has made it to “The Canadian…

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Natural Resources Students Featured In “Northeast Avalon Times”

Our Natural Resources students were featured in the April 2021 edition issue of the “Northeast Avalon Times”. Kathryn Welbourne joined Pretty S.A.F.E. Enterprises and a group of students for a Wilderness and Remote First Aid training course. In this course, students learning how to deal with emergencies and accidents with limited supplies and when help…

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Cabot Ford Donates Truck To Harding Road Campus

On May 5, 2021, Cabot Ford graciously donated a red Ford F-150 truck to Academy Canada for our Automotive Service Technician program. According to Vice President Academic and Chief Operating Officer, Lisa Lovelady, the truck will be put to good use for hands-on teaching and learning activities in our Automotive Service Technician program. This donation…

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Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, Inducted Into The “Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame”

On November 15, 2019, Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, is one of five athletes to be inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame “Class of 2019”. Jack joined other inductees including Jody Shelley (Hockey), Morgan Williams (Rugby), Suzanne Muir (Soccer), and Justine Colley (Basketball) in the Athlete category, along with Henry Boutilier (Baseball)…

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Therapeutic Recreation Student Wins Recreation NL Scholarship

Academy Canada are pleased to announce that our international Therapeutic Recreation student from Nigeria, Omobosola Lasisi, is a Recreation NL Scholarship winner. Swimming, skating, canoeing, yoga… there are so many benefits to staying active. Meet Omobosola Lasisi and Michelle Perry – two local women who are set to become leaders in recreation. To listen to…

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“The Western Star” “Twenty Questions with Mary Lou Snow of the Great Canadian Baking Show”

Academy Canada “Physiotherapy Assistant Instructor”, Mary Lou Snow, participated in the 2019 season of “Great Canadian Baking Show”. While Mary Lou was eliminated on the September 25 episode, she could trade her career as a Physiotherapist for her second passion, Baking. On September 30, 2019, “The Telegram” interviewed Mary Lou about her appearance on the…

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Academy Canada Campuses Raise The “Rainbow Flag”

On September 16, 2019, staff and students gathered at the Academy Canada Corner Brook, Kenmount Road, Harding Road to raise the “Rainbow Flag” to acknowledge the beginning of Corner Brook’s “Pride Week 2019”. Pride is celebrated annually to honour the 1969 Stonewall riots, working to achieve equal justice and opportunity for LGBTQ2+ community members. Academy…

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