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Milestone Spring Convocation closes with Canada’s first Artisan Distilling grads

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Milestone Spring Convocation closes with Canada’s first Artisan Distilling grads

Guest speaker Kelly L. Brown receives special honours on final day of ceremonies Niagara College press release – Niagara College’s 2019 Spring Convocation made history in more ways than one. At the fifth and final ceremony, a group of 16 pioneering – and spirited – graduates from the first class of NC’s  Artisan Distilling program […]

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Canada’s first cannabis grads make history at Niagara College Spring Convocation

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Canada’s first cannabis grads make history at Niagara College Spring Convocation

Niagara College press release – Cue the pomp and circumstance: Canada just gained its first cannabis graduates. On Wednesday, June 20/2019, the first cohort of 23 students from the NC’s trailblazing Commercial Cannabis Production graduate certificate program were among 600 graduates to cross the stage on day four of NC’s 2019 Spring Convocation ceremonies. The first […]

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Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

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Brock’s CCOVI partners with industry to produce certified clean grapevines

Brock University press release – Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) has partnered with the grape and wine industry to produce certified, clean grapevines. The Government of Canada recently committed $2.3 million in funding over the next three to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) as it develops certified vines for […]

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Third day of Spring Convocation focuses on health and community service

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Third day of Spring Convocation focuses on health and community service

Niagara College press release – The third day of Niagara College’s 2019 Spring Convocation saw two of Niagara’s most influential health and community advocates share their life experiences and advice with Niagara College graduates. In the morning ceremony on Wednesday, June 19/2019, Dr. M. Mustafa Hirji, Niagara Region Public Health’s acting medical officer of health […]

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Brock research urges Niagara agribusiness to collaborate with other sectors

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Brock research urges Niagara agribusiness to collaborate with other sectors

Brock University press release – When asked what Niagara is known for beyond the famous Falls, many people say vineyards, fruit trees, wineries and greenhouses that grow flowers and vegetables year-round. But that thriving agribusiness sector — which runs from basic operations to high-end commercial products — could be even stronger if there was closer co-operation […]

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Relationships, community impact key themes on day two of Spring Convocation

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Relationships, community impact key themes on day two of Spring Convocation

Niagara College press release – “The world is calling on us to lead a life of positive impact, to rise to the occasion and use our talents and skills to help others. And you’ve responded.” With those words Kim Plewes, principal development director at WE, inspired students in the Schools of Community Services and Allied […]

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