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Faculty Members

Principal's message

Mr. Fife


Choosing a school for your son or daughter is a very important decision. While RICC does not boast a long history and rich heritage dating back to the 1800s, like many similar schools, it makes up for it in the strong commitment and dedication that our staff has for our students. It is a modern version of the traditional boarding school, emphasizing the values necessary to build character and pursue excellence, and to succeed at the next level. With that goal in mind, RICC has already experienced great success in educating young men and women from across the world and preparing them for the rigours of university. This year, 100% of students received acceptance to universities across Canada as well as in the United States and England.


Mr. Patrick Fife
Head of School


Dr. Bhadury


Doctor of  Chemistry

Dr. Bhadury has a career in teaching and chemistry research that spans about 25 years.  He graduated from Premier Indian Institute of Technologies , and earned a Bachelor's Degree, two Master's Degrees, and Doctorate Degree.Over the course of his career. he has also published over 100 articles in highly-reputed international journals. Dr. Bhadury came to RICC in February 2018 and he is excited to share his knowledge and expertise in the field of chemistry with the students.

Mr. Gallinger


B.A. Honours - Math, B. Ed.

While the opportunities we present are beneficial and rewarding to the students, this close-knit environment is also very rewarding to teach in; as this semester ended, I had a student thank me for making math interesting. I believe with our commitment to student growth and community, our students will continue to succeed and will view their time at RICC as instrumental in achieving their dreams.

Ms. Cousineau


Bachelor of Arts

Ms. Cousineau received a degree in Art and Psychology from Brock University. She enjoys creating her own artwork, viewing other artists 'work, and teaching art to young people. Ms. Cousineau came to RICC in February 2018 to lead the new visual arts program and she looks forward to helping to inspire a new generation of artists at RICC.

Mr. Raj


B.A. Economics/Accounting, B. Ed., Business & ESL

Together, we have created an environment where our students have the opportunity to flourish in their academic and social environment and create a desire for lifelong learning. The high university acceptance rates have been a strong indicator of the hard work, dedication, and motivation shared by both the staff and students of RICC.

Mr. Nash


B.A. History/Phys Ed., B. Ed.

I saw students achieve and go beyond their own expectations. The abilities of my students continue to amaze me even after 10 years of teaching. Seeing my students bravely act out scenes from “Death of a Salesman” or challenge themselves and write exquisite poetry, tells me that if you challenge students they will rise up to their ability and succeed.

Ms. MacDonald


B.A. Psychology/Criminology.,

ESL & Spec. Ed

Ms. MacDonald graduated and got a degree in Psychology and Criminology from Wheeling Jesuit University. She obtained her Teacher's Certification in 2001 from D'Youville College in New York. Ms. MacDonald taught elementary school for 4 years and has been teaching high school English and ESL for the past 12 years. In February 2018, she became one of the member in RICC.

Ms. Smakhtina



Ms. Smakhtina received her Master of Science Degree from Moscow State University, and her teaching certificate from Bath University in the United Kingdom. During her career, she was very proud of having taught her students who went to attend prestigious universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, and Stanford. In February 2018, Mr. Smakhtina joined RICC's teaching staff.  

Mr. Schouten


English as a Second Language

Mr. Schouten earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of British Columbia and his teacher's certification for teaching ESL through Cambridge University. He began his teaching career overseas, initially in Thailand and Korea, and most recently in Brazil. In January 2018, he participated in one of teacher staffs in RICC.

1 (888) 286-8096


Canada is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world. Its culture draws influences from its broad range of constituent nationalities, and policies that promote multiculturalism are constitutionally protected. Therefore, students from different countries have equal rights and with the government funding, no wonder Canada ranks among the highest in international measurements of Education.


Our food services staff follows the government guideline and offers a variety of healthy, balanced meals using International food menu to meet the needs of our students.


For good Health, other than clean and fresh air, students’ activities will include downhill ski, skates, hockey, soccer, basketball and baseball games and festivals.


Our admissions team will guide you through the application process, on a one to one basis, answer your questions and assist you in making the transition to RICC an easy one.

Contact Us


Local: 1 (289) 362-1388

Toll-Free: 1 (888) 286-8096

Fax: 1 (289) 362-1338

10 Seymour Ave.

St. Catharines, ON

L2P 1A4

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