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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

St. Paul’s names champion of Indigenous entrepreneurship as its new Chancellor

Head shot of JP Gladu

St. Paul’s University College is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Gladu as its next Chancellor. Mr. Gladu is the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), one of Canada’s premier organizations for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Monday, April 3, 2017

GreenHouse startup wins $25,000 Velocity prize

Marlena Books team accepting cheque

Marlena Books, a St. Paul's GreenHouse startup, won one of four big $25,000 Velocity Fund prizes up for grabs at the most recent competition. 

Marlena Books is a venture that was created by Rachel Thompson to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's keep mentally active through reading materials made specifically for them. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Canadian Landmine Foundation supports GreenHouse startup The Landmine Boys

Left to right: Paul Heidebrecht, Richard Yim, Lloyd Axworthy, Tania Del Matto

Monday, June 27, 2016

GreenHouse innovator to make a difference for bedridden patients

Zied Etleb

Bedsores are the number one hospital-induced illness, affect more than three million people, and cost an average annual cost of approximately $40,000 per patient to treat. More than 90 percent of patients over the age of 65 with Alzheimer’s or dementia have bedsores.

Friday, April 1, 2016

St. Paul’s GreenHouse student Richard Yim wins big for landmine removal

Mechanical Engineering student Richard Yim, who started in the St. Paul’s GreenHouse program last fall and will be a GreenHouse Fellow in the spring term, won a total of $35,000 for his landmine defusing venture this week.