Feature Story: Alumnus helping meeting TRC Calls to Action

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2019-07-26
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University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina
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University Advancement & Communications, University of Regina
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Denis Carignan BA'93 has brought his very successful Indigenous software testing training model to Saskatchewan. The University of Regina graduate is the managing director of PLATO Sask Testing and president of PLATO Testing, a firm that is training and employing Indigenous Canadians across the country. The company boasts more than 70 full-time Indigenous software testers in such locations as Fredericton, Miramichi, Vancouver, Calgary, Sault Ste. Marie, Toronto, Edmonton and soon Regina. The goal of the company is to employ 1,000 Indigenous software testers in 20 communities across Canada by 2025.

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PLATO Testing, College Avenue Campus, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action
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