An Interview with Jason LeHuquet

What is your name? My name is Jason LeHuquet. What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the Assistant Director of Studies. In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I am mainly responsible for making sure classes are running effectively, and that students and teachers alike are happy in their … Read more

An Interview with Taona Knights

What is your name? My name is Taona Knights. What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the Director of Studies. In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I oversee the Academic department which means I oversee the study journey of the students and am in charge of the Academic programs. I also … Read more

Craig goes back to Africa

This time next week I will be touching down in Uganda, East-Africa. Over the last 5 months I’ve learned how to do first day orientation, what Elvis is, how to answer random questions about Vancouver, and in general, how to be a part of the EC Vancouver team. However, though I am sad to go, I am also … Read more

Open Door Policy at EC Vancouver

Here at EC Vancouver we have an Open Door Policy, which means that during the breaks and at lunch time students are welcome to go into the office of the person they wish to speak to. For example, if a student wants information about studying and working they would go to Sawako’s office. Of course, i … Read more

Things to do in May – Chinatown Night Markets

What? This summer, the Chinatown Night Market is bringing a heady mix of time-honoured tradition and new school flavour to the festivities on Keefer Street. Live music, storytelling, and Mahjong; new vendors, more food, and some other stuff that wasn’t here last year like outdoor classic movie scree … Read more

An Interview with Ingmar Albig

What is your name? My name is Ingmar Albig. What is your position at EC Vancouver? I am the Centre Director. In a nutshell what do you do in your position? I oversee the business in general which means I have to prepare and watch the budget, give directions to where the school should go in terms of … Read more

Mother’s Day – May 12th

Many Canadians celebrate Mother’s Day by showing their appreciation for mothers or mother figures. Make contact. If you live across the country or overseas, and can’t celebrate with Mom, be sure to send a sweet card and give her a phone call. Perhaps include a gift certificate with the card, o … Read more

Carnival for a Cause – Videos!!

You may have been wondering what ever happened to the Harlem Shake videos we did during Carnival for a Cause, and we apologize for the delay in posting them live for you to view .. but they’re finally here! Please follow these links to watch them: Harlem Shake #1: Harlem Shake #2: Harlem Shake … Read more

Things to do in May – Spring Fling

What? Canada’s largest spring showcase of independent artisans. From handcrafted jewelry to delectable chocolate and everything in-between! From live music, children’s’ entertainment and yes, even a “Men’s Section”! Over 400 Exhibitors! The first 100 Shoppers Each Day R … Read more

Things to do in May – In the House Festival

What? It’ll be an evening of music and dance, circus and magic! There’ll be libations and nibblies, hurrahs and huzzahs. And very possibly… nay very truly a chocolate fountain or two with chocolate donated by Daniel le Chocolat Belge! There’ll be a silent auction with spectacular prizes. There … Read more