Academy Canada Director, James Loder, Attends NLCA and Newfoundland and Labrador Government Infrastructure Announcement
Academy Canada Director and Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association representative, James Loder, was in attendance for the Newfoundland and Labrador Government's $3 Billion Infrastructure Announcement. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Business Administration Students Win Big At "Pitch101"
Corner Brook Campus students, Janice Wellon and Kayla Walsh, won first place at Corner Brook "Pitch101". Read full story
Supporting Healthy Students - Academy Canada Signs as Schools Sports NL "Platinum Sponsor"
Academy Canada is proud to be a platinum sponsor of School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador.
Over a three year period, we have donated $100,000 to help high school athletic programs succeed. Read full story
Cook (Pre-Employment) Program now Canadian Armed Forces Recognized
The Cook (Pre-Employment) program is Canadian Armed Forced recognized as meeting the requirements for entering into a job in the CAF. Read full story
Academy Canada Director Attends Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association and Government Consultations
Academy Canada was pleased to have Director, James Loder, attend NLCA and Government consulations at the NLCA office along with the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Construction/Industrial Electrician Instructor named Canada's "Volunteer Chief of the Year"
Corner Brook Campus Construction/Industrial Electrician Instructor, Cecil Kerr, is named Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs "Volunteer Fire of the Year". Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Convocation 2016
On June 24, 2016, the Corner Brook campus held it’s Convocation Ceremony at the Corner Brook Civic Centre Studio. The room was full with family, friends, guests and 101 very excited, graduating students. Read full story
Kurt Ferguson Shares Safety Message at "Workplace Health and Safety" Workshop
Corner Brook Campus Occupational Health and Safety student, Kurt Ferguson, gave a speech during the "Workplace Health and Safety" workshop in St. John's. Read full story
Multimedia Graphic Design Students Win Big At 2016 Pinnacle Awards
Academy Canada are please to announce that three Multimedia Graphic Design students from Kenmount Road won eight awards at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Pinnacle Awards 2016. Read full story
Kenmount Road and Harding Road Campus "Convocation 2016"
On May 19, 2016, Kenmount and Harding Road campuses students and staff attended Academy Canada's Annual Convocation Ceremony at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's. The auditorium was full with family, friends, guests, and 232 graduating students. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Therapeutic Recreation Student Wins Kevin Waterman Scholarship
Kenmount Road Therapeutic Recreation student, Shaelyn Phillips, is named one of only two winners of the 2016 Kevin Waterman Student Scholarship from Recreation NL. Read full story
Occupational Health and Safety Student, Michael Edmunds, Wins Sport NL Bursary
Occupational Health and Safety Student, Michael Edmunds, is one of 20 recipients winning this year's Sports NL $750 bursary. Read full story
Harding Road Campus Cooking Students Cater At OZ FM "Hospital Foundation Dream Home" Broadcast
Harding Road Campus Cooking students were invited to cater at OZ FM broadcast at Hospital Foundation Dream Home. Read full story
Academy Canada Massage Therapy Program Featured On "Tiptoeing Through" E-Zine Article Entitled "The Benefits of Massage"
Academy Canada Massage Therapy Instructor, Amy Norris, and our Massage Therapy program are featured on the "Tiptoeing Through" e-zine article entitled "The Benefits of Massage". Read full story
Academy Canada Vice President, Andrea Barrett, Named Sport NL 2015 "Volunteer of the Year" Finalist
Academy Canada Vice President and Saltos Gymnastics Club Vice President, Andrea Barrett, is among three finalist for the 2015 Sport NL "Volunteer of the Year" award. Read full story
Laura Synyard's Article, "Never Say Never", Featured On NLCA Magazine
After graduating from Academy Canada in 2011 with an Occupational Health and Safety Diploma as well as being the President's Award winner, she became a Project Safety Advisor with Guildford's and MSM Construction at the Long Harbour site.
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Vale Funds Salmon Recovery Project On Rennie's River
In 2012, the Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland received funding from Vale to start a 5 year salmon recovery project in St. John's. Read full story
Academy Canada Alumnus, Darrell Sharpe, and his "Gorgeous Wedding in Fortune, Newfoundland" Article Featured in "Maritime Brides" Magazine
Academy Canada Alumnus, Darrell Sharpe, and his "Gorgeous Wedding in Fortune, Newfoundland" pictures are featured in "Maritime Brides" magazine. Read full story
Academy Canada Director Elected NL Construction Association "Vice Chairperson"
Academy Canada is please to announce that our Director, James Loder, has been elected as NL Construction Association's 3rd Vice Chairperson. Read full story
Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, Named 2015 "Lou Marsh Trohpy" Finalist
Some exciting news for the Academy Canada Community as our Webmaster, Jack Barrett, is named 2015 "Lou Marsh Trophy" finalist. Read full story
Academy Canada Featured in Local Book, "Cooking With One Chef, One Critic"
Academy Canada was thrilled to get two mentions in “Cooking With One Chef, One Critic”. Read full story
Academy Canada Webmaster Wins Two Special Olympics Canada Awards
Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, won big at the 2015 Special Olympics Canada Awards in Toronto, Ontario as he was elected as this year's "Male Athlete of the Year" and "Dr. Frank Hayden Athlete Lifetime Achievement" award winner. Read full story
Academy Canada Presents Sponsorship Cheque During School Sports NL Strategic Planning Meeting
Academy Canada Director of Community Relations, James Loder, was on hand at the SSNL Strategic Planning Meetings to present a Platinum Sponsorship cheque to SSNL President, Mike Ball, for $100,000! Read full story
A Grand Spanish Adventure
Congratulations to Therapeutic Recreation graduate, Emily McCarthy, on her recent work/travel experience with Scotia Personnel in Spain. Read full story
Academy Canada and Yorkville University Sign 17 Program Articulation Agreements
Academy Canada Career College is extremely pleased to announce the signing of a Collaboration Agreement between Yorkville University and Academy Canada(AC). This agreement provides graduates of 17 different programs offered at AC with a block transfer of credits towards Yorkville University's Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Read full story
Massage Therapy Students Making A True Difference
Academy Canada Kenmount Road Campus Massage Therapy students and instructors have provided Massage Therapy services to persons living with Parkinson's Disease for the last three years. Read full story
Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, Wins Big at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles
Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, won four medals and set two new records at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, California, USA. Read full story
Academy Canada Webmaster Featured in Special Olympics Canada's "No Special Treatment" Campaign
Academy Canada Webmaster, Jack Barrett, is featured on the Special Olympics Canada "No Special Treatment - Barbells" commercial to be aired on TSN and RDS throughout Summer 2015. Read full story
Natural Resources Graduates Enjoying Success
Doug Hayes on the left and Travis MacDonald on the right, both Natural resources program graduates, were at the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Booth at the Newfoundland Sportsman Expo on April 24-26. Read full story
Student leadership conference to be held on April 30, 2015
Kenmount Road Campus Business Administration students will be getting down to business on Thursday, April 30, 2015, as they host the inaugural Student Leadership Conference at the Johnson Geo Centre in St. John's.
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Academy Canada "Esthetics and Spa Management with Electrolysis" graduate, Skye Tostowaryk, has been up close and personal with Newfoundland and Labrador's most recognized acting and recording stars including Alan Doyle, Allan Hawco, Shaun Majumder, and Kim Stockwood. She's worked on the sets of "Republic of Doyle" and "Majumder Manor", not to mention countless commercials, photo shoots, and fashion shows. Read full story
Academy Canada Graduate To Be Living Large in Spain
Kenmount Road Campus student, Emily McCarthy, will be traveling to Spain this summer to work at a summer camp. Read full story
Academy Canada Employee Re-elected As NLCA Education Chair
The NL Construction Association was founded in 1968 to serve as the "Voice of the Provincial Construction Industry". Read full story
$20 Lady: Spa services that won’t have you pulling your hair out
The last time I had a "spa day" was more than three years ago. Read full story
EXCITING NEWS! ACADEMY CANADA & PACIFIC COAST UNIVERSITY ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Academy Canada is extremely pleased to announce the signing of an Articulation Agreement between Pacific Coast University and Academy Canada Career College. Read full story
Academy Canada Curriculum Consultant, Stephanie Granville, named to NL Youth Advisory Committee
Academy Canada Curriculum Consultant, Stephanie Granville, named to NL Youth Advisory Committee. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Vice Principal Presents Medals at Haywood 2014 Ski Nationals
On March 18, 2014, Corner Brook campus vice-principal, Mindy Finlay, presented medals and awards at the 2014 Haywood Ski Nationals top finishers during the Women 10 KM Free event. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Hosts Pancake Day to aid "Community Coalition for Housing and Homelessness"
On March 4, 2014, Corner Brook Campus held a pancake breakfast to raise money Community Coalition for Housing and Homelessness as well as commemorate Pancake Cake/Shrove Tuesday. Read full story
Academy Canada Announces VOCM Cares and Women In Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) Scholarship Winners
Thank you to everyone that came out for the VOCM Cares and Women In Resource Development (WRDC) Scholarship presentations on November 5, 2013. It was wonderful to see everyone recognize the achievements of our 2013-14 winners. We look forward to making the award even bigger and better next year. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Therapeutic Recreation and Developmental Support Worker Students Host Successful "Alzheimer Coffee Break"
On September 13, 2013, Therapeutic Recreation and Developmental Support Worker classes along with their instructors, Joanne Bennett and Kim Smart, hosted a “Coffee Break” to raise money for the Alzheimer Society. Read full story
Academy Canada and VOCM Cares launches "Future Prospects" Scholarship
Academy Canada is pleased to announce that we are partnering with VOCM Cares to launch a “Future Prospects” scholarship program for selected new students entering our Music and Recording Arts, Multimedia Graphics Design, and Photographic Studies in September 2013. Read full story
Harding Road Campus Cooking Instructor Presides As Judge At "Hot Soup Cool Jazz"
On April 23, 2013, Harding Road Campus "Cooking Instructor" presided as one of the judges during "Hot Soup Cool Jazz" night. Read full story
Harding Road Campus Students Win NLOHSA Scholarships
To encourage and promote Occupational Health and Safety education and advancement throughout the province, the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Association (NLOHSA) will offer its “Annual Scholarship Award ”. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Receives Government Recognition For "Spread The Net" Fundraising Efforts
Academy Canada are pleased to announce that the Corner Brook Campus has received Newfoundland and Labrador Government recognition for their "Spread The Net" fundraising efforts. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Business Administration Students Hold Silent Auction for Easter Seals
On April 18, 2013, Kenmount Road Campus Business Administration Students taking their "Meeting and Special Event Planning" course held a silent auction to raise money for Easter Seals. Read full story
Harding Road Campus Cooking Instructor, Bernie-Ann Ezekiel, Gives Cooking Demonstration at "Downhome Expo"
From April 12, 2013 - April 14, 2013, Downhome Magazine hosted their "Downhome Expo" at Mount Pearl Glacier Arena. Read full story
Federal MP Visits Academy Canada
Academy Canada was pleased to host Member of Parliament and HRSDC Parliamentary Secretary, Dr. Kelli Leitch, on April 4, 2013. Read full story
Occupational Health and Safety Students Win 'Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals" (BCRSP) Scholarships
Academy Canada are pleased to announce that five Occupational Health and Safety students won a scholarship with the "Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals" or BCRSP for short. Read full story
Academy Canada Director Meets Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) Minister Diane Finley
From March 14, 2013 to March 17, 2013, Academy Canada Director, James Loder, attended the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) meetings in Ottawa. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Hosts SPAWN Conference
On March 11, 2013, The Salmon Preservation Association for the Waters of Newfoundland, or SPAWN for short, held their Annual General Meeting at the Corner Brook Campus Café. Read full story
Criminology Students Host Valentine's Day Activities for "Students Helping Students Food Bank"
On February 14, 2013, the Kenmount Road Campus Criminology students hosted several events throughout the day to raise money for the "Students Helping Students Food Bank". Read full story
Harding Road Campus Student Receives "Patricia Dooley Student Achievement Award"
The 30th Annual Chef's Ball was held on January 19th, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel. Read full story
Academy Canada Employee Elected to NL Construction Association Board
On March 2, 2013, the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association, also known as NLCA, held their Annual General Meeting and Conference in St. John's. Read full story
Therapeutic Recreation Student Wins "Independent Living Young Leader" Award
Kenmount Road Campus Therapeutic Recreation student, Jeremy Cross, was named the Independent Living Resource Centre the “Independent Living Young Leader” Award winner on December 3, 2012, highlighting his involvement in making post-secondary possible for persons with disabilities. Read full story
Academy Canada Student Wins Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association (NLCA) Scholarship
Academy Canada wishes to congratulates Insulator (Heat and Frost) student, Trevor Peddle, on winning a $1000 scholarship from the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association on December 11, 2012. Read full story
Academy Canada Launches New Program in Response to Labour Demand
Academy Canada is pleased to announce that it will be launching its new Process Operator Diploma program during the Winter 2013 semester. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Carpenter Students Help Out with Harbour Haunt 2012
On October 10, 2012, Corner Brook Campus Carpenter students spent the day constructing this year’s Harbour Haunt maze downstairs at the new City Hall location. Read full story
"Responsible Gaming Council" Visit
Representatives from Responsible Gambling Council visited the Corner Brook Campus on September 26, 2012 and September 27, 2012. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Hosts Successful NL Association of Career Practitioners (NLACP) Conference
On September 15, 2012, the Kenmount Road Campus hosted a successful NL Association of Career Practitioners (NLACP) conference. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Staff and Students Raise Items and Money For "Scaredy Cat Rescue"
Corner Brook Campus students and staff recently collected items to aid "Scaredy Cat Rescue". Read full story
Public-Private Education Partnership in Newfoundland
Academy Canada has partnered with Memorial University (Grenfell Campus) and the College of the North Atlantic to form a “Campus City Committee” – with the hopes of turning Corner Brook, NL, into a “College Town.” Read full story
Academy Canada Staff Member Receives Master of Education Degree
On June 1, 2012, Lisa Lovelady graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) degree. Read full story
Leading College and University Form Articulation Agreement
Academy Canada is extremely pleased to announce the signing of an Articulation Agreement between Cape Breton University and Academy Canada Career College. Read full story
Richard White Wins Silver Medal At The 2012 Skills Canada Competition
Kenmount Road Campus Computer Aided Drafting student, Richard White, won the Mechanical CADD silver medal at the 2012 Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton, Alberta. Read full story
Jack Barrett Wins 2011 City of Corner Brook's Achievement in Community Excellence "Male Athlete of the Year" Award
On May 15, 2012, the City of Corner Brook announced their Achievement in Community Excellence (ACE) award winners. Read full story
Successful Post-Secondary Transition Scholarship Winners
The Newfoundland and Labrador Government has offered scholarships to recognize the achievements of Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Educational Development (GED), and the Comprehensive Arts and Science (CAS) College Transition program graduates enrolled in their first year undergraduate or college program at a post-secondary institution. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Interior Decorating Students Work With Leading Interior Decorator
From May 3, 2012 - May 6, 2012, two Kenmount Road Campus Interior Decorating students had a pleasure to assist award winning Interior Decorator, Ambrose Price during the "2012 St. John's Home Show". Read full story
Academy Canada Nominated For City of Corner Brook "Achievement in Community Excellence" (ACE) Awards
Academy Canada is pleased to announced that we are nominated for Corner Brook's "Achievement in Community Excellence" (ACE) awards. Read full story
Newfoundlander Elected President of 116 Year Old National Association
Montreal, PQ — The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Career Colleges (NLACC) is proud to announce that one of its Directors has been elected President of the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) – the federal organization that has represented the interests of independent career college students, faculty and staff from all provinces and territories since 1896. Read full story
2012 Skills Canada NL Competition
On March 30, 2012, Academy Canada was excited to participate in the 11th Annual Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Competition in St. John's. Read full story
Academy Canada Forms Partnership With Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association
The National Association of Career Colleges, or NACC, has recognized Academy Canada for establishing a partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association. Read full story
Corner Brook Campus Hosts First "Snowflake Dinner"
Corner Brook Campus Therapeutic Recreation students hosted their first Snowflake Dinner. Read full story
2012 Skills Canada In-House Competition - Harding Road Campus
From February 7, 2012 - February 16, 2012, the Harding Road Campus held their annual In-House Skills Canada competition. Read full story
2012 Skills Canada In-House Competition - Kenmount Road Campus
On February 9, 2012, the Kenmount Road Campus held their annual In-House Skills Canada Competition. Read full story
Fourth Year Nursing Students Provide “Effects of Smoking” Seminar to Kenmount Road Campus Staff and Students.
On November 28, 2011, the Kenmount Road Campus had three fourth year Nursing Students from the Centre for Nursing Studies completing their “Community Health Nursing Practice” clinical course. Read full story
Greg Hall Named To Team Newfoundland and Labrador For The "2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games
Academy Canada staff member, Greg Hall, has been named to Team Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games. Read full story
Academy Canada Wins "Outstanding Private Sector Contribution to Regional Economic Development" Award
On November 25, 2011, Academy Canada Career College received the "Outstanding Private Sector Contribution to Regional Economic Development" award during the “Community Economic Development – Excellence in Youth Leadership” banquet held in Gander. Read full story
Kenmount Road Campus Criminology Students Raise Money And Food Donations For "Students Helping Students Food Bank"
On October 22, 2011, the Kenmount Road Campus Criminology students hosted the "Nightmare On Duckworth Street" Halloween Dance to raise money and food donations for the "Students Helping Students Food Bank". Read full story
Therapeutic Recreation Students Host Successful "Coffee Break"
On September 27, 2011, Therapeutic Recreation students along with their instructor, Joanne Bennett, hosted a “Coffee Break” to raise money for the Alzheimer Society. Read full story
Diana D'Amato Visits Kenmount Road Campus
On September 22, 2011, experienced Esthetician, Makeup Artist, and Entrepreneur, Diana D'Amato, visited the Esthetics and Nail Technician students. Read full story