“Should I wear a face mask in public?”
Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, recommends Canadians wear non-medical masks or face coverings in community settings.
For more information, please read the fact sheets (English and French) at the links below:
Reminder: You don’t need a referral for COVID-19 testing
Public health officials are reminding anyone who has cold or flu-like symptoms, such as a cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, weakness or headache, to self-isolate for 14 days.
Anyone with these symptoms is eligible for COVID-19 testing. You do not need a referral.
- Call Health Links–Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or (toll-free) at 1-888-315-9257 for more information about testing
- For testing criteria and community screening sites, visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/locations.html
- Access the online screening tool for COVID-19 at www.manitoba.ca/covid19
Student Employment Services
- Upcoming webinars – Please join us in the upcoming series of webinars, presented by Student Employment Services, covering the topics: Resume Development, Cover Letter Writing and Job Searching Using LinkedIn. For more info, visit Webinar Series: Employment Preparation.
- Virtual Session: Sun Life Financial Career Information Seminar – Join the Manitoba Superior Financial Centers for a virtual career information event on becoming a financial advisor at Sun Life! Thursday May 28th, 4-5pm. RSVP to the presenter Lorie Willms at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-306-514-3382. Details will be provided upon RSVP.
- Internships, co-op and other work opportunities – Visit rrc.ca/ses for more info on work experience programs for students and recent graduates including Riipen, ASPIRE, Venture for Canada, and work placement programs from other Employer Delivery Partners.
- RRC Employment Advisors are available to speak with students and alumni by phone, email and video conferencing. Book a virtual appointment by visiting rrc.ca/ses.
Innovation is their business, so it’s no surprise some of Red River College’s past and present partners have found innovative ways to help their communities cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.
The partners in question have all served as Entrepreneurs-in-residence (EiR), startup creators who team with RRC students, instructors and staff and work at the College’s ACE Project Space to bring business ideas to life.
Elana Elfenbaum is a graduate of our Business Administration Program and the product lead at Callia, a Winnipeg-based floral company. In the latest Where’s Watson?, Elana tells Dr. Christine Watson, our Interim President & CEO, how Red River College introduced her to Callia, and how the business continues to bloom during the pandemic.