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  • Newfoundland home to majority of an endangered species

    Newfoundland home to majority of an endangered species0

    By Glenda McCarthy A multi-agency research project hopes to create a predictive model ecologists can use to identify areas of suitable habitat for the critically endangered species boreal felt lichen (Erioderma pedicellatum). While the species has suffered major reductions and is considered to be one of the most endangered lichens in the world, there is

  • Just like Mom used to make!

    Just like Mom used to make!0

    By Glenda McCarthy Many Newfoundlanders have experienced living away at some point in their lives, and most can recall times they felt homesick, longing for the little things that makes our culture so unique. Ashley Porter, a recent Home Support Worker/Personal Care Attendant (PCA) graduate, intends to make things a little easier for those living

  • First things, first – then second!

    First things, first – then second!0

    By Glenda McCarthy Many of the students signing up for the Commercial Driver program have never been behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler –  let alone know the advanced double-clutching technique used in these big rigs. Atlantic Diversified Transportation Systems (ADTS) is helping CNA students learn this technique through the design and manufacturing of a

  • Finding common ground

    Finding common ground0

    By Glenda McCarthy Josh Taylor, from Grand Falls Windsor, wears many hats. He is an entrepreneur, a consultant, a program developer and a teacher. But in his position with College of the North Atlantic at Prince Philip Drive campus, Josh is pulling on experience from all these roles to help students get the most out

  • Shooting for gold

    Shooting for gold0

    By Glenda McCarthy If you had asked Danielle Arbour four years ago where she would be in 2015, the last answer you would have gotten is training for the World Championships in wheelchair basketball. But that’s exactly what the 19-year-old Goulds native is doing. It’s an understatement to say Danielle leads an active life. In

  • Innovative approach for autobody repair

    Innovative approach for autobody repair0

    By Glenda McCarthy Students in the Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) program have an opportunity to put their skills to the test after just one semester in the classroom and workshop. The initiative allows them to go out a number of garages, big and small, within the St. John’s city limits for on-the-job