George Brown College

SAS Global Academic Program recognizes educators worldwide for excellence

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

CARY, N.C., March 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with universities and colleges globally, data and AI leader SAS is helping students and educators prepare for an AI-driven economy. To recognize significant contributions to data analytics education, SAS Educator Awards honor university educators who excel at integrating SAS analytic tools within their academic institutions. Winners are nominated and chosen based on their use of SAS and commitment to preparing early career talent.

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  • To recognize significant contributions to data analytics education, SAS Educator Awards honor university educators who excel at integrating SAS analytic tools within their academic institutions.
  • SAS helps students and educators prepare for an AI-driven economy recognizing five educators worldwide for excellence.
  • "We've seen how dedicated these faculty members are to readying students for careers in analytics and data science," said Liz Moran, Senior Global Academic Program Manager at SAS.
  • Dr. Côrtes has been a valuable collaborator for the SAS Global Academic Program by establishing an academic specialization; designing and delivering programs, courses and workshops; mentoring students; and fostering talent connections.

Fast + Epp opens new office in Toronto, strengthening presence in Eastern Canada

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

TORONTO, March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Fast + Epp Structural Engineers Inc. has expanded its North American operations with the opening of a new office in Toronto, Ontario.

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  • TORONTO, March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Fast + Epp Structural Engineers Inc. has expanded its North American operations with the opening of a new office in Toronto, Ontario.
  • The firm's newest office will anchor project delivery in Eastern Canada, with a continued emphasis on collaboration and design excellence in various sectors, including cultural, post-secondary, sports and recreation, civic, and transportation and aviation.
  • With over 25 years of local experience, Pierre brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role at Fast + Epp.
  • He will be joined by a team of engineers and technicians, with support from Fast + Epp's North American and digital offices.

The Future of Accessibility: Toyota Mobility Foundation and MaRS Discovery District Launch the Mobility Unlimited Hub in Toronto

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Friday, March 8, 2024

In a significant step towards creating a more inclusive society, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) and MaRS Discovery District are proud to announce the launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub.

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  • In a significant step towards creating a more inclusive society, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) and MaRS Discovery District are proud to announce the launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub.
  • The Mobility Unlimited Hub will work to foster innovation by offering a path to successful commercialization.
  • While establishing the Mobility Unlimited Hub, Toyota Mobility Foundation and MaRS worked closely with Toronto Global, a team of experienced business advisors assisting global organizations to expand into the Toronto Region.
  • The launch of the Mobility Unlimited Hub in Toronto is just the beginning.

Dressed to Kilt: Scotland's Pinnacle Fashion Extravaganza Makes Exclusive Canadian Debut with George Brown College School of Fashion & Jewelry

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Thursday, March 7, 2024

TORONTO, March 7, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dressed to Kilt proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with George Brown College School of Fashion and Jewelry. Students from the institution are participating in a design competition, submitting their creations for the prestigious Dressed to Kilt runway show. Expert kiltmakers and tailors, Strathmore Woolen Mills, one of Scotland's premier manufacturers of Tartan fabric, generously donated the Tartan fabric to the students.

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  • Dressed to Kilt proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with George Brown College School of Fashion and Jewelry.
  • TORONTO, March 7, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dressed to Kilt proudly announces a groundbreaking collaboration with George Brown College School of Fashion and Jewelry.
  • Students from the institution are participating in a design competition, submitting their creations for the prestigious Dressed to Kilt runway show.
  • - Rosa Fracassa, Associate Dean of the School of Fashion and Jewelry/ Fashion Exchange at George Brown College
    Rosa Fracassa, Associate Dean of the School of Fashion and Jewelry/ Fashion Exchange at George Brown College, expressed her enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, "This exclusive partnership perfectly aligns with our commitment to fostering innovation and providing students with real-world opportunities.

/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Guilbeault to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada/

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Tuesday, December 19, 2023

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 18, 2023 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada.

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  • GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 18, 2023 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada.
  • Following the announcement, Minister Guilbeault will hold a media availability.
  • He will be joined by the Honourable Anita Anand, President of the Treasury Board, and the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario; Joe Cressy, Senior Vice President, George Brown College; Cara Clairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Plug'n Drive; and Sarah Butson, Public Affairs and Policy Analyst, Canada Lung Association.
  • Prior to the announcement, senior government officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada and Natural Resources Canada will hold a bilingual technical briefing, which will be on background and not for attribution.

Media advisory - Minister Guilbeault to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada

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Monday, December 18, 2023

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 18, 2023 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 18, 2023 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement to outline the federal government's next steps to increase electric vehicle availability in Canada.
  • Following the announcement, Minister Guilbeault will hold a media availability.
  • He will be joined by the Honourable Anita Anand, President of the Treasury Board, and the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario; Joe Cressy, Senior Vice President, George Brown College; Cara Clairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Plug'n Drive; and Sarah Butson, Public Affairs and Policy Analyst, Canada Lung Association.
  • Prior to the announcement, senior government officials from Environment and Climate Change Canada and Natural Resources Canada will hold a bilingual technical briefing, which will be on background and not for attribution.

Villa Charities Announces Recipients of 2023 Scholarship Program

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The 2023 Villa Charities Scholarship Program launched in May and was open to students of any heritage who help further Villa Charities’ mission of enriching lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.

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  • The 2023 Villa Charities Scholarship Program launched in May and was open to students of any heritage who help further Villa Charities’ mission of enriching lives through experiences and services that honour Italian culture and heritage.
  • “I am thrilled that this year’s scholarship program has received our highest response yet,” said Marco DeVuono, President and CEO, Villa Charities Inc. “Each of the 2023 scholarship recipients submitted heartwarming and impressive essays that clearly expressed the importance of their culture and how they support Villa Charities’ mission.
  • Four students will receive The Villa Charities Renzo Pillon Memorial Scholarship and four students will be the recipient of the Villa Charities Culinary Scholarship, supported in part by The Food Dudes.
  • For more information about the Villa Charities Scholarship Program, please visit villacharities.com/scholarships or contact Lena Ciccotelli, Director of Development, Villa Charities Foundation at 416-789-7011, ext.

Fast + Epp expands leadership with the announcement of two new Partners

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

The expanded partnership broadens and diversifies the firm's leadership and reflects the company's desire to ensure a proficient and dynamic succession.

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  • The expanded partnership broadens and diversifies the firm's leadership and reflects the company's desire to ensure a proficient and dynamic succession.
  • The new Partners, along with the Founding Partner Paul Fast and Germany Partner Jochen Stahl, will leverage emerging technologies and lead the firm's growth into new markets while ensuring business continuity.
  • "It is with much joy and a good measure of quiet pride that I formally announce Robert Jackson and Tobias Fast as Partners in the firm," says Paul Fast.
  • "Both have distinguished themselves as highly competent and visionary designers that will ensure the Fast + Epp company ethos continues into the next generation.

OVER 100 NEW CYBERSECURITY GRADUATES READY TO COMBAT THE RISE IN CYBERCRIME IMPACTING BUSINESSES WORLDWIDE

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

The initiative aims to train 100,000 African, Caribbean, and Canadian learners with hands-on skills for entry-level cybersecurity roles.

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  • The initiative aims to train 100,000 African, Caribbean, and Canadian learners with hands-on skills for entry-level cybersecurity roles.
  • The first cohort of 100+ students graduated on May 27th, 2023 in Barbados and will start their new jobs over the next 90 days.
  • Graduates are properly prepared to add tangible value to organizations with practical and actionable skills across critical cybersecurity roles.
  • One of the benefits of the Cyber Nations program is that graduates can work remotely from their countries and support businesses worldwide.

Empire Communities Collaborates with George Brown College Students for Waterfront Condo Project Hoarding

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO, May 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Empire Communities, one of North America’s largest privately held homebuilders, is pleased to share its vibrant new construction hoarding at Empire Quay House in collaboration with George Brown College.

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  • VAUGHAN, ONTARIO, May 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Empire Communities, one of North America’s largest privately held homebuilders, is pleased to share its vibrant new construction hoarding at Empire Quay House in collaboration with George Brown College.
  • The 18 panels surrounding the condominium development on Toronto’s eastern waterfront were developed by a group of graphic design students at the college to energize the area at Queens Quay East.
  • Empire gave GBC student designers creative freedom to imagine concepts and provided an outlet for artistic expression.
  • Today, Empire is one of North America’s largest privately held integrated residential homebuilders, with current communities in Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas.