Organizers said women will need to fill the skilled labour gapLaura Swanson, a student at Cambrian
College's new level one pre-apprenticeship women in carpentry
program, said she probably would not have enrolled to the program if
it had been open to men as well.“Personally, I probably wouldn't have
applied if it was a mixed class because I figured the men would
probably have a better foot in the door than I would,” Swanson
Swanson always had an interest in
carpentry, but it took an all-female learning environment, and full
tuition support ...
Northern College has circled July 28 for an official groundbreaking ceremony for a new residence building at its Haileybury campus.The proposed four-storey building will provide lodgings for 64 students in 16 apartment-style units. Construction is scheduled to be completed by August, 2015.The resid...
Sudbury’s Laurentian University has opened a new School of the Environment to expand on its
expertise in environmental teaching and research.Thirteen faculty members
form the school’s core, and 13 more will soon be cross-appointed from other
currently houses five existing...
Sudbury’s Laurentian University has recruited Dr. Rui Wang as its new vice-president of research.The move becomes next Jan. 15 and has a renewable term ending June 30, 2020.Wang comes from a thriving research and innovation culture at Lakehead where he currently is vice-president of research, econo...
Confederation College has graduated its first set of mining technicians.Through a previous partnership arrangement with Northern College, Confederation announced June 6 that the first graduating students that have taken Northern’s Haileybury School of Mines mining engineering technician program hav...