For Donnie Kinistino, graduating from the social work program at Edmonton's NorQuest College means a fresh start on life. "Who ever thought I would come from the bowels of prison to walk across that stage this afternoon," Kinistino laughed right after receiving his diploma on stage last week. "Words don't explain it — I was laughing, I … Continue reading Edmonton man journeys from addict to graduate
There's nothing like being behind the microphone on live radio. For my final year in journalism, I chose to hone my skills in radio production. Part of learning the craft of radio included getting a chance, along with one of my classmates, to host a live show on Carleton University's radio station, CKCU 93.1 FM. … Continue reading Hosting Midweek on CKCU
A malfunction in two dechlorination pumps at a University of Alberta research facility has killed more than 9,000 fish, delaying some research for up to six months. Between 4 p.m. May 12 and 8 a.m. May 13, the freshwater fish tanks located in the Biological Sciences aquatics facility were flooded with chlorinated municipal tap water, resulting … Continue reading Pump failure kills more than 9,000 fish at University of Alberta facility
Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau gave women a seat at the table during their first meeting. During the round table discussion with top Canadian and American female entrepreneurs including Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, they agreed to fund a committee dedicated to including women in cross-border business opportunities. But to political strategy experts, the meeting had nothing to … Continue reading Trump and Trudeau’s meeting with women entrepreneurs: Political strategy or genuine interest?