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Career Spotlight: Cheryl Charlton, Small Business Entrepreneur in Agri-Tourism
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- on October 1, 2021.
It’s harvesting season in Ontario, so we decided to focus this month’s Career Spotlight on a hardworking family that’s committed to growing their own food, raising livestock, and teaching the public a little about farming along the way. If you’re looking for fun activities to try this fall, consider visiting the Jireh Hills Family Homestead … Read More
Career Spotlight: Jocey Asnong, Author and Illustrator
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- on July 28, 2021.
This month, Virtual High School got to take a backstage tour of the work that goes into publishing children’s picture books! Jocey Asnong, traveller and cat lover extraordinaire, has penned nearly a dozen books for children, including Nuptse and Lhotse in Nepal, Rocky Mountain ABCs, and West Coast 123s. She began making up stories and … Read More
Career Spotlight: Dylan Bruxer, 2SLGBTQI+ Community and Partnership Developer
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- on July 7, 2021.
As we wrap up another wonderful Pride Month, let’s take a closer look at how Dylan Bruxer is helping to make Canada a safer, more inclusive place to live! Employed by the York Region District School Board, 2SLGBTQI+ Community and Partnership Developer Dylan Bruxer works in the Inclusive Schools and Community Services Department. After receiving … Read More
Career Spotlight: Devi Ekanand, Vice President Marketing, Promotions, and New Media
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- on May 19, 2021.
In honour of Canadian Music Week this year, we decided to take a look at the inner workings of the music industry by interviewing Devi Ekanand, Senior Vice President of Marketing and New Media at Coalition Music. Dedicated to artist management and independent record production, Coalition Music has helped to shape the Canadian music field … Read More
Career Spotlight: Ben Weir, Energy Policy Analyst
We’re proud to wrap up our month of environmental awareness by highlighting Ben Weir, the lead of policy, research, and development at the Independent Electricity System Operator. With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History degree, as well as a Master of International Public Policy degree, Ben Weir is no stranger to hard … Read More
We’d like to introduce you to Dr. John Earle, the owner of South Huron Veterinary Clinic, in this month’s Career Spotlight. Dr. Earle majored in animal science at Dalhousie University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, and graduated with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Guelph. Working as an … Read More
VHS Career Spotlight: Ren Navarro, Diversity Consultant
This month’s Career Spotlight features Ren Navarro, the owner and operator of two Kitchener-based consulting businesses: Beer. Diversity. and Do Better. Be Better. In 2018, Ren founded Beer. Diversity. in order to bridge the gap in diversity and inclusion education within the hospitality industry, specifically targeting breweries, wineries, distilleries, and restaurants. Since then, she’s become … Read More
VHS Career Spotlight: Kaitie Westbrook, Mental Health and Wellness Coach
Welcome to the launch of Virtual High School’s Career Spotlight Series! The goal of this series is to introduce students to different types of careers, both familiar and unique, in order to build on the college and university program information that we present every fall in our Post-Secondary Info Series. A significant advantage of the … Read More