It turns out that there is a Canadian Heraldic Authority (CHA), headed by the Governor General of Canada, that is responsible for administering coats of arms and related symbols in this country. They also maintain a registry that explains the symbolic meaning of the various features. Continue reading
The Ontario University Fair (OUF) will be taking place this weekend at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Many of my colleagues from all over Ontario will be in attendance to meet prospective students trying to make decisions about their post-secondary education.
Laurentian University has prepared promotional videos for use at OUF which highlight four of the many programs we offer. Each video follows the activities of a particular student enrolled in that program. One of our mechanical engineering students was selected for profiling. You can see his video below. It also contains cameos by some of our mechanical faculty and students, as well as beautiful footage of the Laurentian campus and the city of Greater Sudbury. Continue reading