Helicopters from Ornge, Canadian Coast Guard join Aviation program “training fleet”


The Ornge helicopter joins a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter on loan to the College that was installed at the Canadian Air and Space Museum just before the holidays.

Algonquin College Aviation program students will have another helicopter to train on when an Ornge helicopter arrives at the Canadian Air and Space Museum on Thursday morning — the second Aviation program helicopter training tool to arrive at the museum in a month. Continue reading

Diagnosing the Future of Hospital Food

Nov. 23, 2016 (Ottawa) — If you’ve ever been sick, you know the important role of food in your recovery. Food can provide energy, help build immunity, and put us in the positive frame of mind that’s needed to get us back on our feet. For these reasons, hospitals around the world are taking note of how they can help their patients by updating their menus. Continue reading

Sell-out crowd attends Pembroke campus’s first TEDx event


Under the theme of “dream big,” Algonquin College’s Pembroke campus held its first TEDxPembroke event this past weekend, drawing a sell-out crowd. The Saturday afternoon event featured seven speakers, including the CEO of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Mark Lesinski, and the Director of Emergency Services for Renfrew County, Michael Nolan. Continue reading