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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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Sault College gets apprenticeship funding
Sault College will get $2,387,823 in provincial funding to support apprenticeships at the school.Sault Ste. Marie MPP David Orazietti made the announcement on May 6."Today’s announcement of the investment through the Ontario Apprenticeship Enhancement Fund builds on the significant progress made...
College innovation centre expands
It was show-and-tell time for Canadore College in North Bay in opening the second phase of its innovation centre on April 29. The much-anticipated ICAMP 2.0 facility is an expansion to the Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP), which originally opened its door i...
Confed College pockets $3M for new facilities
Confederation College’s Sioux Lookout satellite campus is receiving $1 million from the province to help build a new facility within the northwestern Ontario town’s high school. The Keewatin-Patricia District School Board partnering with the Thunder Bay college on a new facility that will s...
New initiative combining Laurentian’s mining-related research
Laurentian mining experts working in different fields will find themselves playing on the same team in the coming months.The university announced the creation of a new mining innovation and technology research initiative called Laurentian Mining and Technology (LMIT) in February. The initiative...


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