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Norma Condo - Overcoming tragedy and following her dream

Norma Condo - Overcoming tragedy and following her dream
How often do we call someone a warrior? Norma Condo is just that: a warrior. In spite of unexpectedly becoming a single mother of five a month before starting her Professional Cooking program at PSCA, Norma found the strength within her to follow her dream of becoming an Indigenous chef.
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All Shall Eat!! – A student-led initiative at the Pearson School of Culinary Arts

All Shall Eat!! – A student-led initiative at the Pearson School of Culinary Arts
Students from the Pearson School of Culinary Arts (PSCA) organized and distributed 200 meals to the homeless. The project was created not only to provide meals to the homeless, but also to give back to the community, to advocate volunteerism, and to build team moral.
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Women in the kitchen – Let’s talk!

Women in the kitchen – Let’s talk!
Pearson School of Culinary Arts recently hosted a Master Class to discuss women’s experiences in professional kitchens. From sexual harassment, to bullying, to receiving unwanted comments, to missed career opportunities, women face unique challenges as chefs. Adam Ganten and Lindsay McLaren, chef and sous-chef from le St. Urbain, Sophie Veronneau, chef from Cafe Denise, and Willow Stewart, pastry chef from Hopkins shared stories from the trenches.
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PSCA student, Neda Jandaghi, wins bronze medal at Provincial Vocational Olympics

PSCA student, Neda Jandaghi, wins bronze medal at Provincial Vocational Olympics
Congratulations to Neda Jandaghi, pastry student from Pearson School of Culinary Arts who won the bronze medal at the Provincial Vocational Olympics held on May 3 and 4 at Place Bonaventure.
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PACC Career Centre’s 14th annual Health Job Fair

PACC Career Centre’s 14th annual Health Job Fair
Students and alumni recently attended PACC Career Centre's annual Health Job Fair where they had an opportunity to meet with potential employers.
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Adult Learners’ Stories Shine at Gala

Adult Learners’ Stories Shine at Gala
“Every story has a beginning, a middle, and end,” said Sarah Lane, a student of West Island Career Centre’s Auto Mechanics Program, and an Adult Learner honoree. This year’s Adult Learners Gala, the culmination of Adult Learners Week, was a collection of inspiring and moving stories, and a recognition of the literal and symbolic journeys followed.
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PSCA hosts local culinary competition

PSCA hosts local culinary competition
It's a Vocational Olympics year. On Friday, November 10, PSCA held a cooking competition where 8 students competed to see who moves on to the regional competition next year.
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Home Care: A career in high need

Home Care: A career in high need
In Quebec, there is a growing number of elderly individuals who are choosing to stay living in their own homes longer. Subsequently, there is an increased demand on CLSC’s  to provide services to support their decision, ranging from personal hygiene to preparing meals. The Home Care Assistance program, offered at Pearson Adult Career Centre (PACC), prepares students to provide these services to the public.   The Home Care Assistance program is an 8 month long course (approxima...
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Pretty Maphosa talks about her experience in the Dental Assistance program at PACC.

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CARING IS SHARING INSPIRATION FROM A TED TALKS

CARING IS SHARING INSPIRATION FROM A TED TALKS
14 year old American Jacob Cramer not only caught the attention of ‘Ted Talks’, but also that of the August 2016 group of PAB students during a class on understanding client needs.  After watching Jacob’s heart-warming story explaining his movement ‘Love for the Elderly’, whereby he receives and distributes letters of friendship to elderly people throughout the USA, the students unanimously decided to write their own letters.  The letters were sent to Dona...
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Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) is one of the largest English school boards in Quebec in terms of student enrollment, serving approximately 21,000 students in the Youth sector and approximately 8,700 in its Continuing Education sector. The Board is responsible for a network of 37 elementary schools, 13 secondary schools and 8 Continuing Education Centres.

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