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Over 75 food and beverage processing professionals from across Niagara, Hamilton and the GTA will converge on Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus on Wednesday to learn how they can get their products on supermarket shelves. 

Niagara College students showed their mastery of culinary arts as well as hairstyling at the 2018 Skills Ontario Competition, held May 7-9 at the Toronto Congress Centre. NC dominated the podium in the Culinary Arts competition, with Second year Culinary Management student Quentin Petkovich bringing home the gold medal for the second year in a row, and first year student Hunter Spicer picking up bronze. Spicer was the 2017 winner of the Culinary Arts competition for secondary school students.

A project spearheaded by Niagara College is better preparing post-secondary students across the country for work-integrated learning opportunities (WIL) like co-op placements and apprenticeships. The Work Integrated Learning Open Module Initiative is a toolkit for post-secondary educators, consisting of 31 online modules that help students make the most of work-integrated learning opportunities offered by their school. 

Seeking Expressions of Interest from artists for an original art that will be reproduced on utility boxes along Lundy’s Lane.  Artists submit a portfolio for review, and a shortlist of up to 4 submissions will receive a stipend of $500 to produce a detailed concept. 1 or 2 of the designs will be selected, and the successful artist(s) will be contracted for $8,000.

It's finally here! Opening day of Farmers' Market is on Saturday May 26th. Join us for great food, produce, music, kids activities, and community. We cannot to wait to Meet You @ The Market!

​The 2018 Niagara Children’s Water Festival starts May 8 and runs from May 8 – 11. In its sixteenth year, the annual Niagara Children’s Water Festival provides a unique opportunity for students to learn about the importance of water by participating in exciting hands-on activities.

​Spring branch collection starts next week on May 7 and continues until June 1.  Curbside branch collection is available across the region to all residents living in single-family homes and apartments with six units or less.

Niagara College welcomed more than 65 global recruiters from over 20 countries as part of the annual Study in Niagara Familiarization (FAM) Tour from April 29 to May 1. The tour is a collaboration with Brock University, the District School Board of Niagara and the Tourism Partnership of Niagara, and invites global educational recruitment agents to tour participating institutions, learn about the region and meet faculty and staff. 

According to Statistics Canada, about 82% of Canadians 15 and older make a charitable donation every year, and the total amount being donated has been going up over the last 10 years. More specifically, most of the increase is due to the 10% of people who make the largest donations.


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