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Upcoming Events

  • Be Your Own Boss Information Session - College Edition - Confederation College

    Have you ever thought about being your own boss?  Not too sure where to start or who to turn to for help?  Come out to this free workshop to discuss business ideas and maybe you can see your idea come to life!  NADF will be doing a presentation on business development and offer insight to funding for your small business. Lunch and beverages will be provided.


  • Feeding Nine Billion Challenge - University of Guelph

    The Feeding Nine Billion Challenge, formerly the Food Waste Hackathon, returns in 2015 to engage students on food security and sustainability and produce real opportunities. 

    On the weekend following World Food Day (October 17-18, 2015), Feeding 9 Billion Challenges will take place concurrently on three campuses nationwide: the University of Guelph, University of British Columbia and the University of Manitoba. The Challenge invites participants from all disciplines, because we believe that solutions for the innumerable problems in the food system require input from all angles, and especially from young people.

    OCE is proud to be a sponsor of this event. 
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