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Meet the Family – Jacob Rand | Baking

Join us for a chat with Jacob and Chris. Jacob is a multi-year competitor with Skills Canada Nova Scotia in both cooking and baking, starting in 2015. He won gold provincial medals and experience competing at nationals. He won the National Silver Medal in Baking in 2018. Using what he learned through time with Skills Canada, Jacob went on to amazing opportunities. Check them out here.

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Meet the Family – Mekayla Bull | Workplace Safety

Join us for a chat with Mekayla and Chris. Mekayla is a multi-year competitor with Skills Canada Nova Scotia, with gold provincial medals and experience competing at nationals in Workplace Safety for both 2017 and 2018.

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Meet the Family – Colton Corkum | CNC Machining

Join us for a chat with Colton and Chris. Colton is a multi-year competitor with Skills Canada Nova Scotia. He has fused his passion and hobby into a career.

2019 – won gold in CNC Machining. Won Silver at Nationals in Halifax.
2018 – won gold in CNC Machining for Provincial Competition. Competed at Nationals in Edmonton.
2017 – won gold in Precision Machining for Provincial Competition. (Unable to compete at Nationals.)

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Meet the Family – Sarah James | Hairstyling

Sarah is a two-time gold medallist at the Nova Scotia Skills Competition, and competed for Team Nova Scotia at the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Edmonton, AB and again in Halifax, NS. She collected a bronze medal in Hairstyling at the 2019 national competition. Sarah credits her experience with Skills Canada Nova Scotia for her job readiness. Join us for a chat with Sarah and Chris.

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Video Production

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Meet the Family – Luke Jackson | Cabinetmaking

Luke competed at the 22nd annual Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He collected a bronze medal in Cabinet Making. Now a successful entrepreneur – Luke shares some of his story with us.

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Graphic Designers

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: 2D & 3D Animators

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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Meet the Family – Anastasia Cook | 2D Character Animation

Breanna Roy and Anastasia Cook competed for Team NS in 2D Animation and brought home a bronze medal.

Thanks to RBC Foundation for its support of our alumni initiatives! #CelebrateSkills #MeetTheFamily

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Trade & Tech Tuesdays: Photographers

Join Chris each Tuesday when he chats about a different trade or tech and shares with you (and his adorable cat, “Small Cat”… yeah we know, that’s his name… long story) why he thinks that particular career is so great!

It’s light, fun, filmed very much at home & who knows, maybe you’ll learn something! Or at least smile when you see Small Cat. We hope you enjoy! Hosted by Chris Gallant, our Promotions Coordinator.

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