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Grad brings spa services to you

In the midst of completing the Nail Technician Certificate program , Stephanie Visser of Smithville, Ontario was formulating a business plan to open a mobile nail service .“I was looking for mobile nail services but couldn’t find any in my area,” she says. “That’s when I thought to myself this would...

Call him 'Coach'

A t the age of 13, Jeff Ronhaar began mowing neighbours’ lawns. It wasn’t until about age 16 that he considered this “good way to earn some extra cash” as an option for a long-term business. That summer he had noticed his friends getting jobs for $3 an hour—the minimum wage at the time—while he was...

A fresh start in a new career

By Melissa Foye '16 - Graphic Design I was working at a great company, making a great salary with benefits, a pension and an advancement opportunity within my department – all of the things we strive for within our careers…Right? Despite this, I was feeling that something was missing. I’ve always...