Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women
If you ask Grade 9 student
Maddison Loiselle, stereotypes around the trades are shifting with
Loiselle said her Grade 9 wood
shop class at Sudbury's École secondaire du Sacré Coeur had more
girls than boys.
“You wouldn't imagine how many
girls are artistic and can handle the heavy machines,” said
Loiselle. “So many girls are strong and they can do it.”
Canada is facing a skilled trades
shortage, and women, who represent around half the workforce, hold
only 20 per ce...
A new scholarship will benefit first-year Aboriginal students
attending the School of Architecture at Laurentian University in Sudbury.Toronto-based LGA Architectural Partners, which designed
the new School of Architecture, has established an annual scholarship with a
$10,000 endowment that, sta...
College’s board of directors want to keep George Burton around for
a while longer.The North Bay college announced they’re
keeping him in the president’s chair in North Bay for five more
years.“We are very fortunate to have George
at the helm of Canadore,” said board chair William Ferg...
When Ryan Trudeau registered with
Laurentian University he was in the mechanical engineering program.
But that didn’t last long.His roommate was a computer science
student and often showed Trudeau the projects from his programming
courses.Trudeau started to help his roommate
with his projects ...
The City of Timmins and industry
partners are investigating the feasibility of establishing a forestry
innovation and training centre in Timmins.Mayor Steve Black said the idea was
broached by the last term of council, and he’s taken it forward to
the province to start preliminary discussions.“...