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  TransCanada Scholarships

Hi Mattawa/North Bay Algonquin Leadership and Students,

  I am reaching out to let you know that TransCanada’s scholarship applications are open! As a signature program of our Education & Training community investment focus area, we will be awarding more than $600,000 in scholarships to students across North America in 2018. Please help us spread the word to deserving post-secondary students in your area!

  Please feel free to forward this email to:

  1. High schools (principals, faculty, academic councilors)
  2. Post-secondary institutions (admissions office, finance office)
  3. Friends and family
  4. Your local government official

  TransCanada Community Leaders Scholarship – 100 scholarships X $1,000 - awarded to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to their communities through volunteerism, leadership and other activities.

  TransCanada Indigenous Legacy Scholarship – 50 scholarships X $5,000 awarded to Indigenous students who are studying any academic disciplines. Students will be eligible to receive this scholarship year over year, assuming they remain enrolled.

  TransCanada Trades Scholarship – 150 scholarships X $1,000 awarded to students who are studying trades relevant to the energy industry.

  Students can answer five quick questions at to see if they pre-qualify to apply. The application window will close at 11:59:59 p.m. EST April 15, 2018.

  Please reach out to me or to with any questions.

  Thank you!

TransCanada Scholarships

  Dan Stencill

  Dan Stencill

Indigenous & Community Relations Liaison

Eastern & Central Regions

  3965 Highway 11 North

North Bay, Ontario

Canada P1B 8G3

  Tel:         705.840.7456

Cell:        705.498.9241

Media:   1.800.608.7859 

NETC North Bay

2-Day Communication Strategies Workshop 

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to improve your communication skills—from developing your interpersonal and presentation skills to perfecting your professional writing techniques.

Whether it’s a face-to-face conversation or a professionally written e-mail exchange, a meaningful message entails establishing a connection that leaves a powerful impression.

The communication strategies workshop will help you develop a truly engaging and responsive communication style, leading to positive results for you and your organization.

What Will You Learn?

1.                      Identify common communication problems that may be holding you back

2.                      Develop skills to ask questions that give you information you need

3.                      Learn what your non-verbal messages are telling others

4.                      Develop skills in listening actively and empathetically to others

5.                      Enhance your ability to handle difficult situations

6.                      Deal with situations assertively

What Topics Are Covered?

1.                     Creating positive relationships

2.                      Growing our self-awareness

3.                      Communication basics and barriers

4.                      Asking questions and listening skills

5.                      Body language

6.                      Communication styles

7.                      Creating a positive self-image

8.                      Frame of reference

9.                      Techniques for the workplace

10.                   Assertiveness

Who Should Attend?

Early career professionals or anyone interested in enhancing their fundamental verbal  and written communication skills, including coordinators, administrative professionals, band councillors, and managers.


The cost of the workshop is $485.00 per participant and is payable by cheque at the door the first day of the event. Payments can be made in advance by credit card or e-transfer.

Register Now!Upon successful registration, participants will be provided with a Workshop Information Packages that includes: confirmation of registration, directions to NETC North Bay Campus, a list of accommodations close to the campus and the workshop agenda.