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Community Services

Why Emergency Management Skills Are In Demand More Than Ever

When COVID-19 hit, Kyle Klein quickly pivoted to use his emergency management skills that have changed his career path in ways he couldn’t have imagined.

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Community Services

Why Remote Learning Benefits Night Owls

In a society that favours early birds, here’s why remote learning during the pandemic is giving night owls a bit of a break. Plus, some tips on getting zzzs during uncertain times.

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Business

How Businesses are Practicing the “Triple Bottom Line”

Today, businesses are recognizing the value of being responsible and sustainable in their decisions, actions and products, while at the same time striving to make a profit. This is what’s known as the “triple bottom line” – people, planet and profit.

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Gateway for International Professionals

New Country, New Career: Changing Lives of International Doctors

With only two to three percent of internationally-trained medical doctors that immigrate to Canada receiving a licence, the Internationally Trained Medical Doctors bridging program has an 85 percent success rate in getting participants non-licenced jobs in Canada’s healthcare sector.

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Digital Education Strategies (DES)

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education

Open Educational Resources are not only a way to lower barriers to entry for post-secondary education, they also enrich the teaching and learning experience.

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Business

Boost Your Data Analytics Skills for a Career in Accounting

Data analytics skills are in demand for students and graduates, whether they’re looking to land their first job, a promotion, or a new role after returning to continuing education. Here are some practical tips on how to update your resumé so you can stay ahead.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

Why the Learning Never Stops: Debbie’s Story

For 10 years, The Chang School has been a pillar in Debbie’s pursuit of lifelong learning.

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Social Sciences and Humanities (Arts)

Igniting Her Social Work Career: Mudassara Anwar’s Story

Mudassara Anwar left her life and social work career behind in Pakistan for a new life in Canada. Here’s her story of how she overcame personal and educational obstacles to start over again.

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Communication and Design

A Second Kick at the Watering Can: Nenita Elphick’s Story

How Nenita blossomed from a lackluster gardener to a passionate student of landscape design.

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Digital Education Strategies (DES)

Preparing Instructors for Effective Online Teaching

The Digital Education Strategies team showcase their award-winning professional development program Teaching Adult Learners Online (TALO).