Welcome to Wedgeport

11/11/19

A Welding diploma has become a route to permanent residency for Korean-born Simon An. Through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, the Burridge Campus grad is helping Wedgeport Boats Ltd. fill its demand for skilled workers while he builds his future in Nova Scotia. ...

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Accessibility matters

04/11/19

Ross Sampson was just weeks into retirement when the “Man in Motion” himself called and asked him to take the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) training course. Today, Ross is a designated RHFAC Professional who is helping the province meet its goal of becoming fully accessible by 2030. ...

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Courage to lead

04/11/19

Mika Francis grew up hearing about her great-grandmother’s life and her tragic death. These powerful and personal stories inspired her to become an advocate for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. With the support of the R.G. Sobey Leadership Award and Make Way - The Campaign for NSCC, the Kingstec Campus Social Services student is gaining the skills and courage she needs to tackle injustice across Mi’kma’ki. ...

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Testing the water

04/11/19

In Shelburne's south end, residents fear that contaminants are leaching into their wells and impacting their health. Dr. Etienne Mfoumou and his team are supporting local groups by uncovering a cost-effective, water-filtration solution for the predominantly black community. ...

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