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Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, Helps Connect Persons With Disabilities

Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, became a Social Entrepreneur to help Corner Brook area residents with disabilities gain more social inclusion in the community. When Easter Seals and Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) pulled out of the Corner Brook area a few years ago, many persons with disabilities were isolated due to a lack of…

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Corner Brook Campus Principal, Colin Burridge, Teaches NL Fisheries and Land Resources Minister Fly Tying Skills

Corner Brook Campus Principal, Colin Burridge, teaches NL Fisheries and Land Resources Minister, Gerry Byrne, a fly tying lesson. Does the Fisheries and Land Resources Minister’s fly measure up to Colin’s? You be the Judge. Cast your vote in the Angler’s Choice survey at http://www.EngageNL.ca

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Academy Canada Webmaster Receives Special Olympics Canada “50th Anniversary” Medal

On April 5, 2019, Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador were giving out Special Olympics Canada’s 50th Anniversary medals during their provincial Special Olympics Festival. These medals were awarded in the following categories, Builder, Volunteer, Partner/Sponsor, and Champions. We are pleased to announce that our Webmaster, Jack Barrett, received a Special Olympics Canada 50th Anniversary Medal…

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Academy Canada Director, James Loder, Elected NLCA’s New Chairperson

Academy Canada congratulates our Director, James Loder, on being elected the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association’s (NLCA) new Chairperson. James is committed to working with the NLCA’s Board of Directors along with its membership, and the educational community to help ensure that our Construction Industry remains among this province’s most influential sector. As the first…

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Academy Canada Students Receive “Bluedrop Performance Learning” Innovation Scholarships

Academy Canada thanks Bluedrop Performance Learning for selecting our students to receive their Innovation Scholarships two years in a row. The Bluedrop Performance Learning/Academy Canada partnership is designed to encourage female participation in the Information Technology sector. Congratulations to our two Multimedia Graphic Design students, Sara Moriarity and Helen Tobin, on receiving their scholarships. Sara…

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Former Academy Canada Instructor, Lisa LaShane, Launches “All My Cheeses”

Former Academy Canada Instructor, Lisa LaShane, launched her new business called “Oh My Cheeses”. She started with support from https://www.futurpreneur.ca/ and seems to be on to something pretty awesome. Academy Canada congratulations Lisa for starting her business venture. You got this!! If you’re interested in learning more about Lisa LaShane’s new business called “Oh My…

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Academy Canada Plumbing Students Win “Canadian Institute Of Plumbing and Heating” Scholarships

On December 5, 2018, representatives from the “Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating”, also known as CIPH, were at the Harding Road Campus for a Student Awards presentation ceremony. Founded in Montreal in 1933, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating is a non profit trade association committed to providing members with the tools for…

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Bernie Ann Ezekiel Featured on October 5, 2018 edition of CBC “Here and Now”

On October 5, 2018, Harding Road Campus Cook Instructor, Bernie Ann Ezekiel, was featured on CBC’s “Here and Now”. She gave safety tips for preparing delicious Thanksgiving Meals around 40:43 into this segment. If anyone is interested in viewing this segment, please see the video link below:

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Carl Barrett Named To Private Training Corporation Board Of Directors

Business Operations Director, Carl Barrett, is named to Newfoundland and Labrador’s “Private Training Corporation” Board of Directors as the Owner/Operator Representative. Academy Canada congratulates Carl on being named into Private Training Corporation “Board of Directors”, and we wish him best of luck in serving our province’s private career colleges along with its students, staff, and…

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Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, Starts “Active Living West NL”

Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, is launching a new organization called “Active Living West NL”, geared towards providing recreational and social activities for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities. Melissa is determined not to let life’s challenges get in her way, including her desire to help others with disabilities. “Active Living NL West” current provides…

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Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, Helps Connect Persons With Disabilities

Business Administration Graduate, Melissa Woods, became a Social Entrepreneur to help Corner Brook area residents with disabilities gain more social inclusion in the community. When Easter Seals and Victorian Order of Nurses...

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