Category Archives: SmartSchools

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

Going The Distance: How the Internet has helped changed the Distance Education landscape

by Adam Johnston

The Internet has changed many industries, including music, and entertainment. Education is no different. While the idea of distance education has been around for a while, the Internet has helped changed its dynamics.

What is Techtarget.com defines distance education (or e-learning) as “a formalized teaching and learning system specifically designed to be carried out remotely by using electronic communication.” Continue reading Going The Distance: How the Internet has helped changed the Distance Education landscape