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Calling & Career Q & A

Calling & Career Q & A: Pediatric Nurse

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Candice Balis - Nurse

Have you ever wondered whether God is calling you to become a nurse? Candice Balis graduated with a Diploma in Early Childhood Education in 2004, and then returned to Columbia Bible College to complete her BA in Intercultural Studies in 2007. Today, she works as a Registered Nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. … Read More

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Calling Q & A: BC Paramedic

Friday, April 21, 2017

Nathan Friesen graduated with a Diploma in Outdoor Leadership (2014) and went on to become a paramedic with BC’s Ambulance Service. We asked him about his journey and for advice on following a similar career path. What initially drew you into Columbia’s Outdoor Leadership program? I knew that after I graduated, I wanted to do … Read More

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Calling Q & A: Construction & Home Renos

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Meet Erik Toews, Co-Owner of Alderidge Construction.  Erik graduated from Columbia in 2006 with his BA in Biblical Studies.  He and his wife Jamie live in Abbotsford with their four kids: Micah (11), Keziah (9), Silas (7) and Miriam (3). Tell us about your current role. My business partner Mark and I own and operate … Read More

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Calling Q & A: Starting a Counselling Practice

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Danielle Braun Kauffman graduated from Columbia in 2004 with her BA in Caregiving & Counselling. She’s a therapist with her own busy practice as well as a wife and mom to three young kids. In her “spare time” she’s also a clinical supervisor at ACTS Seminaries in Langley, helping to train new counsellors. Tell us … Read More

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