Steel Creek, Southeast College at March meeting

Moosomin Chamber of Commerce

March 6, 2023, 2:22 pm

Steel Creek Developers has a model developed for Niverville, Manitoba that they believe may work for Moosomin. Trevor Rempel of Steel Creek Developers will speak on their proposal at the March 21 meeting of the Moosomin Chamber of Commerce.

The March 21 meeting of the Moosomin Chamber of Commerce will include Trevor Rempel of Steel Creek Developers and Southeast College President and CEO Dr. Vicky Roy, along with some of the senior management team of the college, and a discussion on Communities in Bloom.

The meeting is set for 11:45 am March 21 at the Canalta Hotel Meeting Room.

Steel Creek Developers
Trevor Rempel of Steel Creek Developers will speak at the March 21 Chamber of Commerce meeting.

Steel Creek has developed many senior living and hotel developments across Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Legacy Inn and Heritage Community Living in Grenfell, a combined hotel and senior housing development.

Both Ken Rempel and Trevor Rempel of Steel Creek have had some initial meetings in Moosomin to determine whether their model could work in Moosomin.

Their model includes involving local investors.

They have a model they believe could work for Moosomin and will present their ideas at the March 21 Chamber of Commerce meeting.

Southeast College
Dr. Vicky Roy became CEO of the college last August, and recently there have been some changes at the senior executive level at the college.

She brought with her more than 17 years of post-secondary experience across the country from Quebec to British Columbia and Alberta, including roles as a member of the faculty of business at SAIT and Red Deer Polytechnic and as Adjunct Faculty, Business and Professional Programs at the University of Calgary, University Laval and Sherbrooke University, and several management and executive positions at BCIT, Lasalle College, International Academy of Design Technology and most recently as the Vice-President Academic and Provost at Medicine Hat College.

She holds a PhD in educational technologies, as well as a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec. She is joining Southeast College with a wealth of experience in leading, developing, launching, and delivering innovative courses and programs for on campus, blended, and online learning. Her research interests are focused on entrepreneurship, sustainable innovation, strategic management, leadership, and distance education. In addition, Dr. Roy’s background spans publishing, communications, marketing and advertising, and telecommunications sectors just to mention a few. She was also a director at the Burnaby Board of Trade, the chair of the Alberta Comprehensive Community Colleges Committee, the Co-Chair of the Alberta Council of Senior Academic Officers, advisor at the Indigenous Education Advisory Committee with the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CiCan) and also at the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society for Small Business.

As part of her role, Dr. Roy will network with business leaders, communities, post-secondary institutions, international partners, and government officials at all levels to strengthen the college’s position in the region and province. She and her team will begin planning the consultation process for the college’s next five-year strategic plan.

Roy has been invited to the Chamber of Commerce meeting to share her thoughts on the future of the Moosomin campus.

Communities in Bloom
The town of Moosomin, Moosomin Regional Park and Pipestone Hills Golf Club are putting in a joint submission for Communities in Bloom for 2023.

The Chamber of Commerce has representatives on the Communities in Bloom committee, and the Chamber is encouraging businesses to do everything they can to spruce up their businesses and make Moosomin shine.

Part of the Communities in Bloom plan is the “Businesses in Bloom” contest, with a prize for the best business.

The meeting is set for 11:45 am March 21. Lunch is served and everyone is welcome.