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 ...
Confederation College in Thunder Bay cut the ribbon Sept. 8 on its shiny new Ontario Power Generation-sponsored BioEnergy Learning and Research Centre.The facility will provide activity space for demonstration, training and applied research related to biomass energy from wood and agricultural sourc...
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...