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All aboard

The Projector has finalized the new 2016/17 staff — a new crew for a new year.

The editors for the next school year of The Projector will intern until they take over for the last two issues of the school year.

Nolan Kowal will assume the position of editor-in-chief, Kaitlin Vitt will take over as news editor, Danelle Granger is the new editor of arts & culture and Stephanie Lasuik will be editor for sports & lifestyle.

Photo and multimedia editor will be Laurie Brand, and the positions of layout editor will be filled by Diana Chabai and Connor Wielgosz.

Beat reporters and columnists will be selected by the end of the semester.


RRC gets an A in diversity

For the second year in a row, RRC has been named one of Canada’s best diversity employers.

The designation celebrates employers who stand out through their efforts to create diverse, inclusive workplaces. RRC is the only post-secondary institution in Manitoba to receive the nod.

RRC’s LGBTT* Initiative, leadership development program, mental health strategies and mentorships for visible minorities were highlighted as part of the submission.

There are 65 organizations leading the nation in creating inclusive workplace cultures.


Eye on the Arts

If you ever wanted to take part in an art auction, now’s your chance.

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind along with Scotiabank and Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is hosting its 17th annual Eye on the Arts benefit auction on Thursday, March 17 at the RBC Convention Centre.

The auction features the work of local, national and international artists, with more than 250 framed original works and prints, as well as sculptures, pottery, jewellery, woodwork and home décor. Entertainment, culinary experiences and travel will also be up for grabs.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with art viewings, a sit down dinner at 6 p.m. and the auction beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $70 each.