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CBC Show Featuring Brentwood Airs Tuesday!

Rick Mercer filmed segments for his show: The Rick Mercer Report at Brentwood.  He filmed in our Indoor Rowing Tank with our students and Olympians.
Mar 18, '11

Two weeks ago, comedian Rick Mercer spent an entire day filming some segments for his nationally televised show: The Rick Mercer Report.  His focus was on our rowing programme and its uncanny history of creating future Olympians (21 of them!).  It was a fun-filled day and we have just been informed that this particular episode will air...

The Rick Mercer Report Comes to Brentwood

Rick Mercer at Brentwood
Mar 02, '11

Famous Canadian comedian Rick Mercer and his crew will be spending the day with us on campus this coming Monday, March 7th. Mr. Mercer will be featuring our storied rowing programme and is sure to produce some laughs for our staff and students.  For those of you familiar with the host of the CBC’s “The Rick Mercer Report”...

Lauren Selman ('03) Battles to turn Hollywood Green

Feb 04, '11

Brentwood graduate and eco-entrepreneur Lauren Selman and her Reel Green Media team are pioneers in the struggle to turn Hollywood green. Reel Green Media, an environmental consulting and creative media agency, assists with this shift through a new documentary called Greenlit which follows the cast and crew of the movie

Brentwood Rowers Attend Rowing Canada Training Camp

Jan 13, '11

Over the Christmas holidays Grade 11 student Lance B left wintery Vancouver Island to row in the warmth of southern Florida.  Based on his November erg results, Lance was invited to the Rowing Canada U23/Junior development camp held in Orlando, Florida, where he trained for eight days with two three-hour practices each day. At the camp he...

Former Brentwood Stars Face Off in BC College Hoops Double Header

Nov 24, '10

Over the weekend, two Brentwood alumni faced off in a battle of BCCAA college basketball teams. James Lundy (2010) and his Camosun Chargers travelled to Kelowna to play Dave Mackay (2008) and the UBC Okanagan Heat. James was the starting point guard for Camosun while Dave was the starting power forward for UBCO. The teams played two very...

Brentwood Alumni Take the Stages of Victoria by Storm!

Nov 19, '10


Brilliant!  One word can describe the Pacific Opera’s production of Rodelinda at the Royal Theater in Victoria. From the breathtaking embellishments of the six singers, to the superb orchestra playing period instruments, to the simple but extremely effective set - this show definitely rated ...

Eastern Canadian University Tour 2010

Oct 28, '10

On Wednesday, 28 students in Grades 11 and 12, accompanied by university counselor Mr. Rodrigues and Mrs. Felix, took off for Brentwood’s annual Eastern Canadian University Tour. On this whirlwind odyssey, the group will visit more than a dozen campuses in five days, including Dalhousie, Carleton, McGill, Acadia and McMaster while staying in...

Brentwood Double Sets Course Record at Head of the Charles

Oct 25, '10

In August, 2010, Martin B and Ruben S met for the first time at the World Junior Rowing Championships. Ruben was rowing in two seat of the German quad and Martin, stroke seat in the Canadian crew. Martin’s Canadian crew had some last minute illness and were unable to row on the final day, while Ruben’s German quad raced from the front and won...

Brentwood Alumni Sean Ferguson Captures ARC Silver

Oct 20, '10


Sean Ferguson (2008), who currently plays with the UBC Thunderbirds, started at fullback for the Canadian Selects in their game against Tonga “A” in early October in Cordoba, Argentina. Canada came away with a 32-16 victory in their second game of the Americas Rugby Championships tournament. “This game is a good opportunity for some new...

Brentwood weekend at Elk Lake

Oct 12, '10

Last Friday afternoon Martin B and Ruben S headed to Elk Lake to row with UVic. The two Grade 11 students are preparing for the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston later this month. This holiday weekend gave them an opportunity to train with one of Canada’s best university programs as they rowed 14 km alongside five varsity pairs and a ...

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