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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, Jack Barrett, Is Officially Inducted into “Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame”

On October 3, 2021, Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, officially became the first Special Olympian to be inducted into Canada’s highest permanent sports honours, Canada Sports Hall of Fame as well as the “Order of Sport”. For Jack, it wasn’t just an exciting moment for him, but also the 41,000 true heroes across Canada and…

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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 Part of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame “Class of 2020-2021”

Academy Canada are please to announce that our Webmaster, Jack Barrett, will be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame for the class of 2020-2021. Jack will become the first Special Olympian to be named into Canada’s highest permanent sports honour. He will inducted alongside other sports legends such as Sonja Gaudet (Wheelchair Curling), Diane…

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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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Wall of Fame

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…

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