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Northern College and Algonquin College: Business-Agriculture Program Collaboration - Shared screen with speaker view
Susan Hunter, Northern College
17:04
Welcome, Everyone! Thanks for being here! Please feel free to introduce yourself by name here in the chat and your organization so we know who attended. Appreciate it!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
19:20
Thanks for touring our Haileybury campus, Senator Black, and for supporting agriculture! :) Good to see you again!
Chris & Kyla Riach ( BearPath Farms)
20:47
Good Morning. We are Chris & Kyla Riach and own BearPath Farms, a cow-calf farm on Hwy 11 between Matheson & Ramore.
Susan Hunter, Northern College
20:56
Thanks you, President Brule and the Algonquin team - it's great working with you!
Kimberly Roper
21:01
Thank you for the invitation. A very exciting day indeed! Rob Black
Susan Hunter, Northern College
21:15
Welcome, Chris and Kyla of BearPath Farms! Good to see you this morning!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
21:33
Thank you, Senator Black! :)
Kim Overholt
21:55
thank you for the invitation
barry potter
22:06
Barry Potter, OMAFRA New Liskeard. Glad to see the process of ag education is moving forward in this vein
Susan Hunter, Northern College
22:09
Good to see you, Kim! Thanks so much for being here with us today!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
22:39
Hi Barry, thanks for being here and to OMAFRA New Liskeard for your work in this sector!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
22:53
Glad to hear it, Barry! :)
Susan Hunter, Northern College
22:58
Appreciate your support.
Susan Hunter, Northern College
26:25
I'm glad to know that Indigenous knowledge and experiences will also be included in the curriculum - so important!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
27:09
Important to hear from the farmers themselves - powerful - thanks for this!
barry potter
28:15
Hey Rob, Chat wont let me answer you directly for some reason, but things are good thank you.
Shaun Barr- Academic Chair- Algonquin College
29:47
Martin is a Rock Star!!!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
30:02
Yayyy, we agree! Wonderful, Martin - thank you!
Chris & Kyla Riach ( BearPath Farms)
30:44
This sounds like a full and robust program! Thank you for your support of the agricultural sector especially in the north
Susan Hunter, Northern College
31:19
Thanks for your question, Barry!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
31:22
It's a good one.
Audrey Penner
31:52
Great to see the support from everyone!1 Love it when a plan comes together
Douglas Clark
32:56
Northern hopes to have a program advisory committee with representation from the north to help with localization. e.g. Additional learning resources tailored for Northern soils etc. -- with time. NOFIA could be a wonderful resource for this.
Kimberly Roper
33:51
An advisory committee will be very useful I’m sure.
Susan Hunter, Northern College
34:10
Thanks, Kim. Yes, these add much value to programs, for sure!
Claude Brulé
37:04
Thank you for the kind words and support Senator Black.
Audrey Penner
37:29
We are so pleased you joined us Senator Black and appreciate your support
Kyle Gennings (Communications) Northern College
37:58
communications@northern.on.ca
Douglas Clark
38:26
Martin - any comments on the agricultural background of your current faculty in the Perth campus? They will be part of the delivery to Northern students, as well as some Northern profs.
Audrey Penner
38:35
Growing up in a farming community on the prairies, this is very special to me
Susan Hunter, Northern College
40:04
Great points, Kyla - and thanks to you and Chris for helping to grow the North. We will keep that in mind!
barry potter
40:08
Hey Senator Black, Rob, good to have you for the announcement and congrats on the Agribition recognition this week. Well deserved.
Audrey Penner
40:16
thank you so much Chris and kyla
Susan Hunter, Northern College
42:38
Thanks, Doug and Martin - appreciate this question and answer! The subject matter expertise of instructors makes Colleges so strong!
Chris Hahn, Dean, Perth Campus, Algonquin College
42:46
Certainly biased as I am working at the Perth Campus of Algonquin College - both the faculty team and the Program Advisory Committee are so impressive and so high quality. We are proud to work with them.
Audrey Penner
43:06
That is what College's are so good at, bringing the real world experts into our classrooms
Susan Hunter, Northern College
43:14
Glad to hear it, Chris - amazing!
Susan Hunter, Northern College
43:30
Very true, Audrey - it's a powerful combination.
Douglas Clark
43:42
What is the composition of the current PAC committee?
Douglas Clark
44:24
PAC = Program Advisory Committee
Susan Hunter, Northern College
44:43
Are PAC's operating on a volunteer basis?
Shaun Barr- Academic Chair- Algonquin College
44:51
Yes
Susan Hunter, Northern College
45:08
Great, thanks, Shaun. Love how community always makes colleges strong.
Susan Hunter, Northern College
45:34
Such commitment! It makes a huge difference to the depth of learning.
Douglas Clark
46:06
Given this program will be available by distance, we are hoping to have Northern's PAC members drawn with representation from north-eastern and north-western Ontario. NOFIA could be a great help here.
Audrey Penner
46:44
Thank you everyone! Have a wonderful day
Roseanne Clyburn
47:09
Thank You Everyone!
Ashley Wojtus
47:10
Congratulations to everyone involved in bring this to fruition!