Experts warn that Atlantic Canada – a region vulnerable to flooding – is only going to be increasingly exposed to floodwater in the future. Dr. Tim Webster. NSCC, has been producing flood risk maps for coastal communities for over 15 years, and he remarked that sea level rise will accelerate the incidence of storms that are typically considered once-in-50-years, or even once-in-a-century disaster events.
Two students of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College (SVGCC) in August became the first SVGCC students to earn CARICOM-Canada Leadership Scholarships to pursue programmes of study in Canada. Following on the MOU signed last November between the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Halifax, Canada and the SVGCC, the opportunity became available and first year students in Hospitality Studies, Tourism Studies and Culinary Arts were invited to apply.
The annual pumpkin walk in Kentville is a great opportunity for NSCC students to get involved in their local community, says Nicole Robinson from the college’s faculty of tourism and hospitality management.
Jacob Rand’s culinary career is getting off to a quick start. Rand, 23, won the Concours Culinaire in Saint Pierre et Miquelon on the weekend, winning the two-day competition in a two-chef cookoff in the final. Rand, who’s from Lower Sackville and graduated from NSCC Akerley in April in both culinary and pastry, took part in several competitions while doing his studies.
The Annapolis Valley just went a little bit greener. Community buildings owned by the Town of Wolfville, the Nova Scotia Community College Annapolis Valley campus, the Southwest Fire Hants Society and Centrelea Community Club acquired solar panels through the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program.