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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.

Auto Girls – an auto shop run by women, for women – topped a strong field of student-created business ideas at Niagara College’s Pitch Perfect competition held April 18. The event was hosted at Southbrook Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake and organized by ncTakeOff, Niagara College’s entrepreneurship hub. Eight teams of students from the college’s School of Business and Management each brought their ideas before a panel of judges that included Mishka Balsom, President and CEO of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC), Matt Goch, Small Business Advisor with Meridian Credit Union, and Niagara College’s dean of Business, Hospitality and Environment Vivian Kinnaird.

Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth") or (“the Company”) (TSX: WEED) and Niagara College (“the College”) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to create new experience-based learning opportunities for college students and graduates. This valuable partnership will also support the increased workforce demand at Canopy Growth facilities across Canada and generate joint research and community engagement opportunities for the Niagara region, an area the Company has proudly called home since June 2014.

Bring your Mom for brunch and stroll through over 75 juried fine art artists and artisans exhibits.

Sunday May 13, 11.00 am to 3.00 pm – a delicious Brunch catered by chef Ray Haymes from Churchhill Natural Meats and Rachael Haymes from Nature’s Corner Bakery and Cafe in the Salvador Deli area.

We all know that walking is a great form of exercise to improve overall fitness.  This is especially true for individuals who have been diagnosed with a neurological disorder such as a stroke, MS, cerebral palsy or a brain injury. However, if you find walking difficult this may seem like an impossible goal.  

Amber Lee Williams exhibition: (un)hidden

Date: Thursday April 5 to Saturday April 28

Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 1-5 pm

Location: Visual Arts Exhibition Space, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

A free community event!

Brock Visual Arts student Amber Lee Williams presents photographs, sculptures and installations investigating motherhood, relationships within the family, and loss. 

 

This self-guided garden tour takes place Saturday, July 7, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm. The tour takes you through 10 lovely private gardens in Old Town historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. 

The Fonthill Lions Agriculture Night Guest Speaker, Dylan Wiens is a third generation tender fruit farmer in Niagara On the Lake and Operations Manager at Kai Wiens Family Farm, a 160 acre farm specializing in peaches. He and his wife Sara have three children, Oliver, Sophie and Molly. He attended Western University for Music and Ethics, Niagara College for International Commerce, and the Rural Ontario Institute for Advanced Agricultural Leadership. This modern family run farm focuses on integration and efficiency.

With less than four weeks to go before the sixth annual Mudfest, one time slot is already full and several others are at least half full at this point.

In other words, if you’re contemplating putting together a team — really one of the best ways to experience this amazing mud-run obstacle course — then we encourage you to get registered today so you can all participate together!

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