Category Archives: SmartSchools

The beginning pursuit of a hobby turned career

Rylee McOuat

It’s the question every soon-to-be or recent high school grad dreads being asked; What are your plans for after high school?

While the majority of teens will respond with a less than sure reply comprised of muted panic and uncertainty, there is a minority within the teenage population that will present with a sturdy and confident statement about their future plans. Continue reading The beginning pursuit of a hobby turned career

Fixing the Financial Business

Financial Literacy – Let’s continue last month’s discussion: “Feeling Ripped Off?”

From bank tellers pushing unwanted products to financial advisors charging huge hidden fees for their “expertise” in managing your money, the financial business in Canada is broken.

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Manitoba teams bring home gold at NAHC 2017

Team Manitoba mens and womens hockey teams each took home gold medals at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships earlier this month in B.C.

It’s the first time since the inception of the tournament in 2001 that both teams have won gold at the same tournament.

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Canadian Mennonite University

CMU announces $1.7 million Centre for Environmental and Economic Resilience

Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce the creation of a new centre that will incubate and nurture social enterprises.

The Centre for Environmental and Economic Resilience will develop policy, design, and enterprise innovations for a resilient economy that improves social equity and environmental protection. Continue reading Canadian Mennonite University

Extreme weather testing facility coming to RRC

Red River College

Shown above (from left): Ray Hoemsen, Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation, RRC; Paul Vogt, President and CEO, RRC; Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP, Winnipeg Centre; Ian Wishart, Minister of Education and Training, Province of Manitoba; Thomas Small, Director, New Product Development, New Flyer Industries; Dr. Mark Hoddenbagh, Vice-President, Strategic Development, RRC.
Shown above (from left): Ray Hoemsen, Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation, RRC; Paul Vogt, President and CEO, RRC; Robert-Falcon Ouellette, MP, Winnipeg Centre; Ian Wishart, Minister of Education and Training, Province of Manitoba; Thomas Small, Director, New Product Development, New Flyer Industries; Dr. Mark Hoddenbagh, Vice-President, Strategic Development, RRC.

Red River College has announced the next steps in the construction of MotiveLab, a highly specialized extreme weather testing facility that will be the first of its kind in Western Canada. Continue reading Extreme weather testing facility coming to RRC