Tonia Marshall Program Coordinator
Tonia Marshall helps Indigenous students become shipbuilders in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Pathways to Shipbuilding is a partnership between the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., Nova Scotia Community College, GE Canada, Unifor, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, The Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, Nova Scotia Office of Aboriginal Affairs, Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.
Andrew Szeto is a man that wears many hats on the daily. From turning recycled skateboards into coffee tampers to hanging out of helicopters at his day job in the Coast Guard to spending hours in his natural habitat at the skate park.
P.J. Marcellino did not start out as a filmmaker, but he was always a storyteller. Travelling to the northernmost confines of the world, as a young reporter, he went from school paper to school paper until he became a professional journalist.
Frustrated at the level of jiu jitsu in their town, brothers Matthew and Jean-Marc de Groot decide to start a jiu jitsu class. In the end, they built a gym that gains international success competing and winning in world championship events.