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Northern Lakes College Power Engineering Program

July 22, 2014
Grande Prairie, Alberta

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

MP Chris Warkentin speaks at the Northern Lakes College announcement in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

Ann Everatt, President and CEO of Northern Lakes College, announces that the first shipment of steam and electrical equipment is already on campus.

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

Jena Short, a recent 4th year Power Engineer graduate, provides remarks at the Northern Lakes College funding announcement in Grande Prairie: “I’m very pleased that Western Economic Diversification Canada is investing in Northern Lakes College and that Northern Lakes College is in turn empowering the workers through education and training.”

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

(L - R) Nelson Lutz, Director of Trades and Technology, Northern Lakes College; Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River; the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification; Ann Everatt, President and CEO, Northern Lakes College; and Jena Short, 4th Year Power Engineering Program graduate, Northern Lakes College.

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Minister Rempel announces $1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward Northern Lakes College for the acquisition of specialized equipment needed to establish a new power engineering steam lab at the College’s Peace River Campus.

Minister Rempel speaks to members of the media following a $1 million funding announcement toward Northern Lakes College.

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River.  News Release >