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Academy Canada Students Man “The Salvation Army” Kettles
Posted December 2, 2021

Academy Canada thanks the awesome students who have volunteered their time at The Salvation Army in Newfoundland and Labrador kettles this holiday season!


National Construction Day – November 30, 2021
Posted November 30, 2021

We’re proud to celebrate National Construction Day with our friends at the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association.

National Construction Day recognizes and celebrates the dedicated, hard working people instrumental in building and connecting our communities through construction.

To learn more about the NLCA’s organization and initiatives visit them on social media or at https://www.nlca.ca.

To learn more about our Faculty of Construction, Trades, and Mining programs, please click here.


St. John’s Santa Claus Parade – Elf Academy
Posted November 29, 2021

Welcome to Elf Academy!

On November 28, 2021, our elves in training learned an important skill: how to wrap the perfect present.

Huge thanks to the amazing students, staff and volunteer elves who worked so hard to make this year’s float such a success, right down to the working chimney.

We were proud to take home first place in our category, but more importantly we had a lot of fun.

Happy Holidays from the “Academy Canada Nation”!!!


“The Salvation Army” Christmas Kettle Campaign – Corner Brook
Posted November 25, 2021


“Flu Vaccination” Clinics
Posted October 21, 2021

A reminder to Academy Canada students, staff, and instructors that the Newfoundland and Labrador Government and its four regional Health Authorities, will have their flu vaccination clinics starting October 25, 2021.

While we are still in a COVID-19 pandemic, its important to get vaccinated against Influenza this season.

Students, staff, and instructors can now book a Flu Vaccination appointment through their regional Health Authority’s “Health Myself” page:

Eastern Health
Central Health
Western Health
Labrador Grenfell Health

Protect yourself against COVID-19 and Influenza this “Cold and Flu Season”, get the shots.


Corner Brook Campus students looking for places to live
Posted September 15, 2021

Are you a landlord or property manager in the Corner Brook area with rentals available?

We have students looking for places to live while they go to school, and we want to connect them with you!

Contact us at info@academycanada.com or 1.800-561-8000, and please share this announcement!


Academy Canada “Fly Your Flag” Contest Winners
Posted September 6, 2021

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our “Fly Your Flag” contest! We absolutely LOVED seeing the Academy Canada flag in your beautiful communities!

Winners were randomly selected out of all entries and the video shows the winning entries: Ciara Granville, Ashton Bolt, Robyn Gear, Larissa Newell, Bri Penney, and Brittany Sheppard! You’ll each be contacted about how to claim your prizes!


Soft Skills Workshops
Posted May 28, 2021

Academy Canada are so excited to announce our new, FREE soft skills workshops starting in June!

Topics include:

  • Working with Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Time Management, Planning & Goal Setting
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Personal Management, Adaptability & Self-Awareness

For more information or to sign up, contact us at training@academycanada.com.


Office To Advance Women’s Apprentices – Job Search Assistance
Posted October 16, 2020

If you’re a tradeswoman looking for work, or currently enrolled in a trades program, “Office to Advance Women Apprentices” can assist you with your job search; resume writing; interview prep; mentoring, and networking.

For more information, please visit the “Office To Advance Women’s Apprentices” website at https://www.womenapprentices.ca/newfoundland-labrador/.


“Office to Advance Women Apprentices” Here To Help Women’s Tradespersons
Posted July 20, 2020

”The Office to Advance Women Apprentices are here to help female students and graduates in the Skilled Trades.

If you identify as female and are currently enrolled or a recent graduate in an apprentice program with Academy Canada, please contact Mary at mford@womenapprentices.ca to register.

We assist in a full range of services including job search assistance, wage subsidy and wrap around supports, this is a free service to you.

Register today and we can have you assisted for the subsidy program and may be able to assist with other barriers to employment that you identify in your training needs.

Office to Advance Women Apprentices, connecting apprentices with employers.


Canada Student Grant and Department of Advanced Education, Skills, and Labrador “Full Time Students – Additional Support” Changes
Posted July 2, 2020

The Newfoundland and Labrador “Department of Advanced Education, Skills, And Labour” wishes to remind all new and returning students that the Canada Student Grant for Full-time Students has doubled for the 2020-21 academic year for eligible students!

Eligible students can receive up to $6,000 in non-repayable grants.

In addition to the Canada Student Grant being doubled, full time students can also receive the following additional support for the 2020-2021 Academic Year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

  • Fixed Student Contribution will be waived for 2020-2021
  • Spousal Contribution will be waived for 2020-2021
  • CSG for Full-time Students increased up to $750 per month, (up to $9,000 per academic year)
  • CSG for Students with permanent disabilities increased to $4000 per academic year
  • CSG for Full-time Students with dependents increased up to $400 per dependent per month (up to $4,800 per academic year)
  • CSL for full-time Students increased up to $350 per week

For more information about changes to Advanced Education, Skills, and Labrador student support changes, please visit their website’s “Student Aid – Full Time Students” page at https://www.gov.nl.ca/aesl/studentaid/fulltime/.

“Client Day Events and Clinics”

Kenmount Road Campus – Student Esthetics Clinics
Posted November 17, 2021

Our Kenmount Road Esthetics students are looking for clients!

Manicures (no charge!)

Square French tipped or sculpture applications (full set of gel nails)

  • Appointment times: Wednesdays at 8:15 AM and 1:15 PM, Fridays at 8:15 AM.
  • As the students are perfecting their skills, please allow up to 4 hours for a full set of gel nails

Red gel polish manicure applications:

  • Appointment times: varies, please contact the campus
  • Allow 75 minutes for gel polish manicures

Deep Cleansing Facials – $30

Appointment times: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM.
Please call the student clinic at 570-2746 to book an appointment or for any questions about services.

Just a reminder that NL Vaxpass are mandatory!!


Kenmount Road Campus – Student “Massage Therapy” Clinic
Posted October 22, 2021


Kenmount Road Campus – Manicure Service
Posted June 29, 2021

Our Kenmount Road Esthetics students and currently perfecting their Artistic Nail enhancement skills and are offering the following services free of charge:

– Square French tipped or sculpture applications (full set of gel nails)
– Red gel polish manicure applications

Please note the following:

  • As the students are perfecting their skills, please allow up to 4 hours for a full set of gel nails
  • Allow 75 minutes for gel polish manicures

Morning appointments are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays starting at 8:15 AM.

Afternoon appointments are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:15 PM.

Please call 709-570-2746 to book an appointment!


Kenmount Road Campus – Esthetics and Spa Management Services
Posted May 17, 2021

Summer is coming, and there’s no better time to treat yourself to a spa service.

Our Esthetics and Spa Management students are taking new clients.

Call them at 570-2746 for more information and to book your appointment.


Corner Brook Campus – Massage Therapy Clinic Days
Posted September 9, 2020
Updated May 13, 2021

Client Day activities have resumed at the Corner Brook Campus.

If anyone is interested in booking a Massage Therapy appointment, the phone number is 709-388-2022 and the email is mtcornerbrook@academycanada.com.

Service Fee is $15.00.

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