2017 Report to the Community

NSCC’s Community Report is an annual publication highlighting the successes of our students, staff and graduates. From finding the inspiration to start a business, raising money to support those in need, building community or sharing a passion for education, we invite you to read about some of the passionate and innovative people making our province a better place to work and live.

Sheet Harbour brewery encourages tourism

As she sat sipping an oyster stout with a friend in Cardiff, Wales, Rebecca Atkinson, owner of Sober Island Brewing Company, says that she thought of home.
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Be the change

When Farzana Islam heard about catastrophic flooding in her native Bangladesh, she knew she had to help her community back home from her new community abroad. Now Farzana, who immigrated to Nova Scotia two years ...
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Grads share Mi’kmaw culture

As Austin and Rosemarie Christmas looked over the land they were considering for a business, they heard the mountains calling to them. Now, they’re co-owners of Kluskap Ridge RV & Campground in Cape Breton, offering ...
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Music to his ears

Tyler’s love of engines can be traced back to spending time in his grandfather’s shop as a child, where the two worked until dark almost every night. Now he's living his dream, making ...
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Share your passion

Erin Moore’s passion for journalism began at home in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. A former CBC journalist in Toronto and PEI, today, she’s the Radio Television Journalism (RTJ) instructor at NSCC’s Ivany Campus, ...
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Yes, Chef!

From humble beginnings learning the basics in his mother’s kitchen in Montreal, to becoming a head chef at the age of 24, Chef Gilles Godin mastered the ins and outs of the culinary world. Today, ...
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It's never too late

Shawn Goulding was 38, travelling from Nova Scotia to Alberta as a labourer for weeks on end, spending too much time away from his wife and young children. He decided enough was enough. It was time ...
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Community crops

Community has always been important to Billy Upton. Through the NSCC initiative Difference Dollars, the Social Services student found the perfect opportunity to give back: leading the build of a greenhouse for residents of the ...
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An ocean of innovation

NSCC researchers and students use cutting-edge equipment and technology to gain new knowledge and information about our oceans. They're advancing our understanding of this resource while helping protect its health and sustainability for future generations.
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NSCC leading collaborative oceans centre

Nova Scotia is a leader in ocean research. Led by NSCC, the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) will see global leaders in ocean science work with industry partners, start-ups and R&D-intensive companies ...
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