Life at NFSB

Translator for Quebec Team… Canadian Skills Olympics

Translator for Quebec Team… Canadian Skills Olympics

In February, CVCEC entered the Regional Skills Olympics. Two carpentry students and two teachers participated in the event. Training the students and bringing them to the competition was a great learning opportunity. I sat on the organizational board of experts to design the tasks to be accomplished at the competition. On that same board was, … Find Out More »

Entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurial spirit

The Starting a Business course had the pleasure of welcoming Sterling Lambert and Rhonda Morrison ]who discussed all of the services that CEDEC has to offer new entrepreneurs. CEDEC (Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation) is a leading partner and driving force for community economic development and employability.

Battle at the net

Battle at the net

Students from the NOVA Career Centre took on some of the staff members in a friendly volleyball game. For a first time ever, the two squads had “a battle at the net” between students and staff! Each team played extremely well (that’s at least what we will say in public), and more importantly everyone had a … Find Out More »

Floor Framing

Floor Framing

One of our four Carpentry groups just finished the floor framing module! This is the first of the three framing modules. It is followed by wall framing and roof framing. It is during this period that students learn about the techniques needed to build the structure of a house. Many students dream of building their … Find Out More »