GLORIOSUS ET LIBER -
Glorious and free
Your gateway to life-long learning opportunities
Class Power Engineer / Building Technician
Coming this January 2008!
program provides comprehensive training in maintaining, operating
and repairing electrical, ventilation, refridgeration and
water treatment systems. You will also develop troubleshooting
skills. The program provides you with the opportunity to write
the Fifth Class Power Engineer Inter-Provincial Red Seal Exam.
for more information or to register 482-2111
to express an interest in this program!
program is from (NAIT) Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
This demanding and intensive program has instruction that
emphasizes the practical aspects of solving typical business
problems by study and application of current business practices.
Class activities include case studies, simulations, problem
solving, computer applications, group analysis and discussions.
express your interest call 482-2111
Up Computer Training for Women
for our next start date in the New Year!
Up teaches women the basics of using a computer, from turning
the machine on to typing a word document to accessing the
internet and sending emails. You will be taken through the
program so you can understand how to make the computer work
This program is sponsored by the
482-2111 to register.
Fundamentals for Job Skills"
19, 20, 21, 22 & 23
course provides the students with an introduction to word
processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and Internet-related
tools. The course also introduces the students to the internal
and external hardware components necessary for the operation
of the computer. Students leave the course with an understanding
of the possible uses of the computer as a powerful tool and
a basic set of skills necessary to operate the computer in
a productive meaningful manner. Call
482-2111 to register.
Quest - Career Services
or toll free 1-866-482-2100
HOURS & SESSIONS
NOW open every Tuesday evening:
pm - 8:30 pm
in to use our Resource Area,
with staff for your scheduled appointment,
attend a scheduled information session!
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday November 9, 12 & 23
up for one of our "Free" Workshops:
1 & 2 - Resume Writing
Workshop - 9am to 4pm
5 - Cover Letter Workshop - 9am to 3pm
6 - Job Search Workshop - 9am to 4pm
13 & 15 - Interview Prep Workshop - 9am to 4pm
16 - PLAR Portfolio ORIENTATION - 1pm to 3pm
19 & 20 - Resume
Writing Workshop - 9am to 4pm
29 & 30 - Career Planning - 9am to 4pm
6 - Resume Tips & Critique by CBC HR
Location - 7pm to 9pm
20 - Career Cruising - 6pm to 7:30pm
Better Listening, Better Thinking, Better Speaking!"
offers a proven way to improve your communication skills.
By participating in a fun and supportive Toastmasters group,
you'll become a better speaker and leader and gain confidence
to succeed in whatever path you've chosen in life.
We meet every other Wednesday at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre from 7pm - 9pm. It is always OPEN
HOUSE! We love an audience and the coffee is free.
meetings for this month are November 14 & 28 at 7pm.
14 is Open House at the Selkirk Friendship Centre.
28 will be at the Selkirk & District Community Learning
you have any inquiries call Fred at 204-389-5985.
the Web site http://lordselkirk.freetoasthost.org/
Tutor is one-on-one training, at the Selkirk Learning Centre,
in the popular software titles. This training is individually
tailored to your needs. You can arrange to have a one hour
review of your favorite software, or a number of hours to
learn something new and relate it to your job.
you are interested in the Computer Tutor call the Selkirk
& District Community Learning Centre at (204)
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre now has two-way
audio-video capability in three classrooms. We now have classes
started with the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development
(CAHRD) & The University of Winnipeg.
first class was the Education Assistant Diploma Program /
Communication Augmentation. They graduated this past September
2007 at the Aboriginal Centre. There will be new classes starting
this September 2007 at the Selkirk & District Community
more information call Karen Keppler, Program Manager, at (204)
SDCLC sponsored Computer Lending Program is designed to encourage
the use of computers by making them accessible to those who
are unable to otherwise acquire them; thereby increasing their
quality of life, literacy, fluency and enhancing the specialty
skills that have become a requirement for more employment
opportunities - even in entry-level positions.
Computer Lending Library supplies you with a basic set of
computer equipment and will also offer basic instructions
for assembling and operating your computer. The training is
scheduled through the Selkirk & District Community Learning
for more information contact June at the Selkirk & District
Community Learning Centre:
Phone: (204) 482-2111
Fax: (204) 785-1316
Web Site: www.selkirklearningcentre.ca
Selkirk & District Community
Learning Centre has furnished Classrooms
and Computer Labs for rent, which are ideal for:
view room rates please click
room bookings please contact June at the Selkirk Learning
of Operation: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday.
and Weekend Hours are also available to be booked.
Public Access to Computers
of operation is Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre has 6 computers
that can be used to access the internet, check emails, type
a word document, print documents, or job search. All 6 computers
have Microsoft Office '97.
in to the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
at 511 Robinson Avenue to get on a computer and cruise the
take just about any kind of Electronics
Why? Because ewaste is extremely toxic when not disposed
of in an approved manner! The RER was first conceived four
years ago when it was noted that electronics waste or ewaste
often found its way into landfills throughout Manitoba.
can help save our earth by recycling your old electronics!
the centre for more information at 482-2111
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
accepts all makes of cartridges !
your empty printer, fax copier cartridges and your old cell
phones to help us earn money and to help save the earth!
have joined in a new fundraiser called
program offers us an almost effortless way to raise money
to support our projects - and to protect
earn money simply by recycling the eligible used printer,
fax and copier cartridges that were destined for the trash.
help save the earth by collecting all the ineligible cartridges
that end up in our landfills.
How You Can Help:
your cartridges you use at home, in the workplace or at
friends, family, employers to help support our fundraising
efforts and save our earth.
all makes of cartridges.
old cell phones.
off the empty cartridges and cell phones to the Selkirk
Learning Centre or call to arrange for pick up (204) 482-2111.
Previously recycled or remanufactured cartridges will
now be accepted.
drop off at:
& District Community Learning Centre
Robinson Ave., Selkirk, MB
you have a skill or a hobby you would like to share with others?
We are always looking for instructors and new ideas for courses
the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre with
your ideas at 482-2111 or email email@example.com.
of the Month
your answers to the following questions WITHOUT looking
around or using anything on or in your desk.
- 1. On a standard traffic light in the USA, is the green
on the top or bottom?
- 2. How many US states are there? (Don't laugh, some
people don't know)
- 3. In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
- 4. What 6 colors are on the classic Campbell's soup
- 5. What 2 letters don't appear on an American telephone
dial? (No cheating!)
- 6. What 2 numbers on the telephone dial don't have letters
- 7. When you walk does your left arm swing with, your
right or left leg?
- 8. How many matches are in a standard American pack?
- 9. On the United States flag is the top stripe red or
- 10. What is the lowest number on the FM dial in America?
- 11. In most of the world, which way does water go down
the drain, counter- or clockwise?
- 12. Which way does a "no smoking" sign's slash run?
- 13. How many channels on an American VHF TV dial?
- 14. Which side of a women's blouse are the buttons on?
- 15. On a current NY license plate, is New York on the
top or bottom?
- 16. Which way do fans typically rotate?
- 17. Whose face is on a current USA dime?
- 18. How many sides does a stop sign have?
- 19. Do English books have even-numbered pages on the
right or left side?
- 20. How many lug nuts are typically on a standard car
- 21. How many sides are there on a standard pencil?
- 22. Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's
- 23. In America, how many hot dog buns are in a standard
- 25. On which playing card is the card maker's trademark
- 26. In America, on which side of a Venetian blind is
the cord that adjusts the opening between the slats?
- 27. On the back of a US$1 bill, what is in the center?
- 28. In America, there are 12 buttons on a touch tone
phone. What 2 symbols bear no digits?
- 29. How many curves are there in the standard paper
- 30. Does an American merry-go-round turn counter- or
When you're done,
here for the answers.
Joke of the Month
Canucklehead goes into a Tim Horton's in Gander and notices
there's a "Roll Up The Rim To Win" Contest going on.
he rolls it up and starts screaming;
"I've won a motor home!
I've won a motor home!"
The girl at the counter
says, "That's impossible.
biggest prize is a car".
But the person keeps
"I've won a motor home! I've won a motor home!"
Finally, the manager
comes over and says,
sorry, but you're mistaken. You couldn't have possibly won
a motor home because we didn't have that as a prize!"
The person says, "No,
it's not a mistake.
I've won a motor home!" They hand the cup to the manager and
I N A B A G E L"
of the Month
|Find and circle all of the dogs that are hidden
in the grid.
The words may be hidden in any direction.
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please send your questions or comments to the editor of the
"Learning Centre Connection" at the Selkirk
& District Community Learning Centre, 122-511 Robinson
Ave., Selkirk, MB, R1A 1E5, (204)
482-2111 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
& District Community Learning Centre
- 511 Robinson Avenue
Manitoba R1A 1E5
of operation are Monday to Friday from
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.