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World Affairs


On Saturday, November 11, Brain Power held a Cultural Capital and World Affairs workshop, and it was a big success! Students took part in an intense 3-hour session, building their worldliness with our very own Dr. Karine Rashkovsky and Dr. Jessica Wright! We had a wonderful time exploring: our human geography our human evolution and what it … Continue reading "World Affairs"

THacks 2


This year Brain Power was honoured to be a part of THacks 2,  known as “Toronto’s premier hackathon for learning, building and innovation,” which ran at the University of Toronto from October 21-22 (see pictures below). The event featured a jam-packed, 24-hour lineup of workshops, speakers and competitions. At the end of weekend, teams of … Continue reading "THacks 2"

Small Business Week

OCTOBER 18TH, 2017

Small Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. The Vaughan event includes The Hon. Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mayor of Vaughan, and Brian Shifman, President and CEO Vaughan CC. All proceeds from the event are going to RecAssist (a fee-assistance program that subsidizes the cost of recreational programs for low-income … Continue reading "Small Business Week"

BP Alumnus Wins Prize

OCTOBER 18TH, 2017

Brain Power alumnus and current associate instructor Sasha Ioffine just won York University’s prestigious June McMaster-Harrison Memorial Prize. The prize is awarded annually to the student who has written the best piece of work on a subject of literary interest as per Prof. McMaster-Harrison. Sasha won for his paper entitled “Confronting Government, War, and Genocide … Continue reading "BP Alumnus Wins Prize"

Vaughan Honours Karine!


Brain Power’s Founder & Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky-Tomas, has been selected as one of three honoured entrepreneurial panelists at Canada’s Small Business Launch Event – Vaughan (@ Vaughan Chamber of Commerce) on October 17th. Karine represents an established Vaughan business owner and will be sharing her entrepreneurial journey at the launch event. Small Business Week … Continue reading "Vaughan Honours Karine!"