Celebrating French during La semaine de la francophonie at Vanier College

Vanier College is proud to be participating in the month-long Francofête 2011, by holding is own first La semaine de la francophonie, March 21-25. Through various events and activities taking place throughout the week, the Vanier French Department aims to underline the value and the importance of the French language both in Quebec and in […]

Vanier students learn about the lives of women in Nicaragua

Working in farm fields, cooking on a wood burning clay stove, washing clothes on rocks in the local rio (river), was just part of daily life when seven Vanier College students and two teachers went to the village of Los Jobitos, Nicaragua in January. For three weeks they shared in village life and stayed with […]

Laying the foundation for future Vanier College – India exchanges

“Vanier College, which currently shares distance learning materials with developing nations, hopes to send teachers and students on exchanges in India next year,” states Judy Macdonald, Coordinator of Learning Enrichment and Support Services for Programs and International Programs at Vanier College. To lay the groundwork for future projects, she recently participated in the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth […]

Panel at Vanier College – “There’s no place for racial profiling in police work”

Montreal, February 16, 2011. “Stay calm. Answer police questions simply and succinctly. And if you feel you’ve received a ticket unjustly, don’t argue when you’re getting the ticket, accept it and contest it later. And if you feel you’ve been a victim of police racial profiling, tell me.” That was the advice given by Eric […]

Collège Lionel-Groulx comes in first at the 2011 Vanier College BDC Case Challenge

The best of the next generation of marketing gurus now learning their skills in cegeps and community colleges demonstrated their talents this weekend at the annual Vanier College BDC Case Challenge. Only in its sixth year of operation, the Vanier College BDC Case Challenge competition has grown from three Montreal-based English colleges to 27 teams […]

From B.C. to Newfoundland – 27 teams are coming to Vanier College for business competition

Montreal, February 8, 2011. In a no-holds barred face-off, twenty-seven top-notch teams from across the country will need all their wits and expertise if they hope to win a medal in the 2011 Vanier College BDC Case Challenge, set for February 12-13, 2011. Now in its sixth year, the Vanier event has become Canada’s biggest […]

Racial profiling, black inventors, and the damage of racism are just some of the issues on the agenda during Black History Month 2011 at Vanier College

Montreal, February 8, 2011. Racial profiling –it’s a hot issue no matter what the latest headlines read. Aiming to open up communication lines and minds, a panel of Black students at Vanier College will share their views and experiences on racial profiling with members of the Montreal Police. The panel takes place at noon in […]

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