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NLC responds to the fentanyl or opioid overdose with naloxone (narcan) kits

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Alberta, like many provinces, has seen a rapid rise in fentanyl-related overdose deaths over the past few years.  Naloxone can reverse a fentanyl overdose. You don’t need a prescription and it’s free at nearly 900 registered sites across Alberta.   For more information on the take-home naloxone…

NLC Showcases Mobile Training Labs to Peace River Region

Posted on Jan 19, 2017

Northern Lakes College was excited to invite members of the Peace River region to an open house for the Mobile Trades Lab, a state-of-the-art training lab that enable the College to deliver trades training to remote settings. Staff was on hand to provide a tour, answer questions and demonstrate how…

Practical Nurse Program Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Posted on Dec 14, 2016

NLC Celebrating 35 Years of Program Excellence Northern Lakes College’s Practical Nurse program is celebrating a milestone anniversary: 35 years of providing expert healthcare education in northern Alberta. Originally offered in 1982 as the Registered Nurse Assistant certificate program, Northern…

Experiential Training Partnership and #TransformingTrades Contest

Posted on Dec 8, 2016

Northern Lakes College and Holy Family Catholic Regional Division Announce Experiential Training Partnership and #TransformingTrades Contest December 8, 2016 (Peace River) – Northern Lakes College (NLC) and Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) are pleased to announce their new partnership…

Student Saves Husband with Training

Posted on Dec 7, 2016

Northern Lakes College student Cindy Whitehead has given a whole new mean to the term “hands-on training”. On the evening between her two-day Standard First Aid and CPR training course, Cindy used her new skills to save the life of her own husband. Returning home from NLC’s High Prairie campus,…

CTV Visits the Slave Lake Campus

Posted on Oct 25, 2016

A CTV film crew is on site at the Slave Lake Campus capturing footage of students and staff for 4 new videos.  The new videos will include educational profiles on Educational Assistant, Social Work, EMT-Paramedic and Addictions. Watch for these exciting new videos on the NLC website in the next month!!

2016 Employee Long Service Awards Banquet

Posted on Oct 25, 2016

On October 19th staff at Northern Lakes College were honoured at the long service awards night in Slave Lake. 38 employees celebrated long service with the College totaling 500 years of dedicated service.  Staff are recognized for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and even 40 years of service.  In addition to…

Native Cultural Arts Museum is Relocating!

Posted on Sep 21, 2016

  We are excited to announce that we are relocating from our current facility into the main building at Northern Lakes College’s Grouard Campus.Highlights of the Relocation A new UV window filtration system protecting our collection in our new gallery and new storage spaces. Improved environmental…

NLC Selected Top Presenter at Conference Board of Canada

Posted on Sep 15, 2016

Northern Lakes College’s Chair of Centre for Teaching and Learning, Michelle Mitchell, is receiving recognition for her presentation, “Supporting Aboriginal Students at Risk - Improving Post-Secondary Education Completion Rates.” The topic was originally introduced to the Conference Board of Canada…

Crane & Mobile Lab Celebration

Posted on Aug 12, 2016

Northern Lakes College’s innovative Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator training program received a financial boost from Advanced Education which has allowed the College to purchase six pieces of state of the art equipment and expand the fleet of equipment used in the program.  Nelson Lutz, Dean…