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Monday, March 26, 2018


MBA in COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Information Sessions for the CBU MBA in Community Economic Development Cape Breton University offers its unique MBA degree in 7 cities across Canada, including Edmonton and Calgary. All courses are delivered face-to-face on weekends by acclaimed faculty from all across Canada. Advance your career while continuing to work by earning your MBA degree in 24 to 26 months. 

Context: The program resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, and entrepreneurial businesses, attracting learners who want to make a difference in their organizations/communities

Highlights: with classes scheduled about 16 weekends a year, this MBA program caters to working people who need flexibility to balance work, family and studies. An affordable program, with tuition paid on a course by course basis, as well as transfer credits for relevant courses taken previously. And by keeping pace with the Edmonton or Calgary cohort taking about 8 courses per year, learners qualify for student loans, credit union or bank education lines of credit, and RRSP education loans. Quality: Fully approved by Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, this program has already been delivered in Edmonton for 15 years, with over 60 Learners currently enrolled.

Meet us in Calgary: Thursday April 5th at SAIT (10am and 3pm, Room AA117 Heritage Hall, SAIT Main Campus), and at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce (12noon and 5pm); Meet us in Edmonton: Friday April 6th at NAIT (10am and 12:00noon Room WB116; 3pm and 5pm Room WA112) and Saturday April 7th at NAIT (10am Room WA110).

Contact:  If you cannot attend one of these sessions, contact Barrie Riome MBA Director at Cape Breton University 1.902.563.1981 or by email: mba@cbu.ca

Monday, March 12, 2018


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | The Edmonton Community Development Company, ECDC | Position: Senior Animator, Community Development and Engagement | About: we are a non-profit company devoted to community economic development in Edmonton neighbourhoods, in particular neighbourhoods that experience lower income, higher unemployment or underemployment, inadequate access to basic services, a lack of sufficient, quality of affordable housing and a higher prevalence of social problems (e.g. homelessness, food insecurity, substance abuse, etc.). 

Our mandate includes: building/repairing homes, supporting the development or rehabilitation of local businesses, developing vacant lots or parcels of land that address neighbourhood needs and aspiration, teaching and/or supporting job finding and financial literacy skills, employment training, neighbourhood planning and other activities that foster economic growth. Our funders include the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Community Foundation, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, Homeward Trust, and the Stollery Charitable Foundation. In addition to a competitive salary & 35-hour work-week, the ECDC provides its employees with an excellent health and dental package and RRSP benefit. 

The Position – we are seeking an individual who is a self-starter and able to work independently as a strong team member. The person we hire will offer a demonstrated commitment to community development and community engagement and will have the ability to work productively with diverse community members and cross sectoral stakeholders. We need an individual who is dedicated to and passionate about doing, fostering, and supporting community economic development that reflects the needs and aspirations of the neighbourhoods in which we are working | APPLY: To download the job description and access more information about our hiring process, please visit: https://edmontoncdc.org/employment/ | Closing Date: March 30, 2018.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

FYI | Spring Break & Holy Week in Cancun - Mayan Riviera | 2018

FYI | Spring Break & Holy Week 2018 > Planning a trip to CANCUN and the RIVIERA MAYA and need affordable local transportation? We recommend our friend Julio Melendez – he runs Transfer Airport Cancun – a family business – providing a safe & reliable way to get from the Cancun airport to any hotel in Cancun and Riviera Maya 24/7 at no additional cost. His modern fleet offer quality & secure transportation to individuals, families & groups. Vehicles are air conditioned, licensed & insured. Drivers are bilingual, courteous and professional. Direct non-stop from the airport to the hotel of your choice, or from your hotel to the airport or other locales as needed. 

For a full overview, visit: http://www.transferairportcancun.com/ And; if booking the service, in the Contact Us form, kindly mention Code CGM-LCA for reference & speedy service. Thank You | Gracias!

PS. For further information in Canada, please contact Carmen Gonzalez M. at: mdcarmengm67@gmail.com (or) Leo Campos A. at: leocamposa@gmail.com