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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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Province pledges $5M to university mining R&D effort
Sudbury’s Laurentian University will be doing some target practice with minerals in the coming months if all goes to plan. A university research consortium is promising to develop methods to improve mineral targeting received provincial funding on June 29. Northern Development and Mines Mini...
New map displays Northern assets
A new map launched by the Northern Policy Institute displays Northern Ontario’s infrastructure assets.An interactive tool, the map provides a detailed snapshot of the North’s existing groundwork, in order to identify and build on regional strengths, according to Julien Bonin, the map’s creator...
Laurentian U opens executive learning centre
Laurentian University in Sudbury has opened its $3.1-million Executive Learning Centre.The centre, constructed on the third floor of the school’s Fraser building, is a mutli-media connected lecture theatre with a dedicated lounge and five seminar rooms, all equipped with the latest presentation ...
Cambrian to offer national welding course
Cambrian College in Sudbury has teamed up with welding oversight body CWB Group to offer a new welding course.The CWBi Acorn program will be offered through the Sudbury school’s corporate training division. CWBi Acorn is a new national initiative to provide standardized training, testing, assess...


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