DAWSON CREEK, B.C., July 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today local Dawson Creek students celebrated the completion of a Mind over Metal welding camp, where they learned welding safety, basic welding processes and got a chance to try some arcs and sparks where their creativity tool over. The students, 16 in total, ranging in age from 12-15, gathered at Northern Lights College alongside faculty, community members, representatives from CWA Foundation (CWAF) and TransCanada Corporation (TransCanada) to show off their work and celebrate this special achievement.
TransCanada partners with Save our Monarchs to restore pollinator habitat
When you're sitting at your breakfast table sipping your morning coffee and fruit juice, as you take a bite of your granola, take a moment to thank the birds, bees, butterflies and other pollinators that made your breakfast possible.
Pollinators are critical to producing many of the foods we consume daily, this includes thousands of crops such as coffee and cocoa, as well as many of the fruits we eat such as apples, strawberries, peaches and melons. One third of our food supply requires pollination.
Company remains focused on improving overall performance
TransCanada is again part of Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, announced June 6, scoring with the highest number of women in executive management in the energy sector.
"As the number of female employees in TransCanada has increased over the years, so has the representation of women in our senior ranks," said Wendy Hanrahan, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services.
BIG RAPIDS, Mich., June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An iconic insect on the decline could see its numbers take off along its North American flight path when a 4,000-acre tract of land near Big Rapids becomes an innovative breeding ground.
How TransCanada helped plant the foundation for tentree clothing
Brothers Kalen and Derrick Emsley are not even 30 years old and already their lives have taken them across the country and around the world.
As the founders of tentree, their journey took them from their hometown of Regina, Sask. to the corporate oil and gas city of Calgary and most recently, to the creative design and apparel hub of Vancouver.
tentree is a popular apparel company that plants at least 10 trees worldwide for each item sold.
Despite the intensive time commitment while working a full-time job on a First Nations reserve, vice principal Craig Lindsay didn’t hesitate to sign up when he heard about a new course for principals at First Nations schools offered through the Martin Family Initiative (MFI).
Previously called the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative, the organization founded by former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin is dedicated to improving education for Indigenous students in Canada.
For years, children in the northern region of Mexico’s Sinaloa state had no real place to learn. Teachers would move from one house to another, or cram their young students into a tiny room measuring 6m x 4m – with no furniture, no power, no running water and no washrooms.
“For more than 12 years, the level of education for our Indigenous initiation class was deplorable,” said Francisca Torres, who teaches Indigenous programming in Sinaloa.
“We had to work in bad conditions, with no infrastructure.”