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Jacob Boucher, Austin Atatise-Morriseau, Leonard Morriseau, Devon Penassi, and Patrick Mcguire are guaranteed jobs at Resolute Forest Products.
Education agreement ends with jobs for First Nations studentsWhen Austin Atatise-Morriseau graduates from Cambrian College in 2017, he won’t have to spend any time handing out his resumé.Atatise-Morriseau and his five classmates have guaranteed jobs at Resolute Forest Products upon graduating from the Sudbury college’s two-year industrial mechanical millwright technical program. It’s part of a new education funding model that brings together government, industry and First Nations communities.Cambrian College, Resolute and the communities of Red R...


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Sudbury French college anoints new president
Collège Boréal in Sudbury has a new president.Daniel Giroux will become the French post-secondary school’s fifth president on Sept. 1. He replaces Pierre Riopel, who held the position for three years, and announced he would be stepping down from the role this past January.“I am honoured and th...
College, mining company sign education agreement
Northern College and Glencore’s Kidd Operations have signed an agreement to collaborate on training students for work in the mining industry through the Haileybury School of Mines. The signing formalizes an agreement that was announced in February.One of the first programs offered through the pa...
Northern College uses crowdfunding to bolster bursaries
Northern College is employing a unique method for re-establishing its bursary campaign: crowdfunding.In May, the Timmins post-secondary school set up a crowdfunding campaign with GoFundMe, a website that allows people to donate online to a common goal, in this case a fund that supports local hi...
Boréal offering pre-apprenticeship motive program
Collège Boréal will soon be offering a Motive Power Trades pre-apprenticeship program at its Sudbury and Timmins campuses.The 29-week program allows participants to complete introductory courses before making a career choice in the motive power industry.These courses touch on automotive mechan...


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