Opasquia Times News
May 3, 2023
UCN announces oficial launch of Computers for Schools
University College of the North (UCN) is proud to announce the official launch of the Computers for Schools (C4S) Manitoba location in The Pas, Manitoba. In partnership with UCN's Information Technology Readiness North (InTeRN) Program, funded by the Future Skills Centre, this ground-breaking initiative aims to support education, skills development, and environmental responsibility through providing affordable technology.
C4S Manitoba is committed to providing refurbished computers to eligible clients, including schools and non-profit organizations. UCN students recently tested and refurbished 30 computers. The units will be donated to local Kelsey School Division and Opaskwayak Educational Authority schools. This work ensures more community members and students can access affordable technology in the north.
"We have always had historical challenges in serving the northern region due to geographical constraints," said Justin Menard, Executive Director, Computers for Schools Manitoba,
April 26, 2023
April 19, 2023
Ground-breaking history walking tour app launches
The Sam Waller Museum has partnered with On This Spot to launch an exciting new tool that allows people to explore the history of The Pas in an exciting new way. The launch of this coverage right before the summer provides the perfect opportunity for people to get outside and engage with the town's story.
Those who download this free app will be able to view over 100 carefully mapped out and restaged historic photos of The Pas.