A career in video games is not pursued by many, but for Maggie Nakaska-Adolf, a Game Development and Design student at the Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD), it is the correct career path for her.
“I have always loved playing video games and being on the computer since I was very little,” enthuses Nakaska-Adolf.
She also enjoys watching movies with CGI (computer generated imagery) animation and effects like those in Marvel movies and the Harry Potter series. …
Kristian Martens table saw injury results in many hours of physical therapy.
Kristian Martens is a small-town, born and raised, 18-year-old boy. After graduation, he went to SAIT and is in his first year of petroleum engineering. He spent his whole youth life in Three Hills, Alta, attending the public school and working on a farm called Penwest Seeds.
His job mostly consisted of yard maintenance and combining in the fall, but last year, Martens had an accident while on the job. …
Keitha Tetreault had a long and winding road that got her to her dream job that she has today, teaching elementary, and high school drama and art classes at Trochu Valley School.
After she first graduated from high school, Tetreault wanted to be an actress. During her first year of university, she took a couple of acting courses. This was also a difficult time for her because her parents were going through a divorce, forcing her to move out on her own and get a job.
Tetreault also just started dating her future husband at the time and because he went through this with her, it strengthened their relationship.
One of her professors told her that if she wanted to be an actress the first thing she has to know is that there is a good chance she’ll be a starving artist. …
Business owners have a major change coming their way with the minimum wage increase in Alberta, and there are a lot of controversial opinions on this matter.
In September of this year, it became official that minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour by October of the year 2018.
With this sudden increase, business owners will have to make many changes in order to meet the cost of labour.
“Business and industry groups and opposition critics have been urging Notley’s government to rethink the hike or at least further investigate its implications on the economy before acting,” said in a Global News article by Dean Bennett. …