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Carpentry training centre to expand

Carpentry training centre to expand

The Carpenters Training Centre is constructing a 3,500-square-foot addition to its training centre located in Azilda (a suburb of Sudbury). The new space, being funded with $388,500 from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.
Cambrian graduates powerline ground support techs

Cambrian graduates powerline ground support techs

Sudbury’s Cambrian College graduated 13 Aboriginal students from its line crew ground support training program, the fourth cohort of the program, which started out as a pilot project in 2013.
Waterpower group partnering with Sudbury university

Waterpower group partnering with Sudbury university

The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is launching new Aboriginal programming through the University of Sudbury. An Aug.

Collège Boréal to offer pre-apprenticeship program for women

This summer, Collège Boréal will be offering a new pre-apprenticeship training program exclusively to women interested in jump-starting their career as industrial mechanic millwright.
Northern College launches e-learning platform

Northern College launches e-learning platform

Northern College ’s Northern Training Division has launched a new online e-learning platform, which will allow employers and individuals to access short-form training programs from any location with internet access.

Canadore signs aviation training agreement with India

North Bay’s Canadore College is looking to export its aviation skills training to India.
SafetyLynx monitors accidents, training on the job

SafetyLynx monitors accidents, training on the job

When Bob Ryckman started in the construction industry four decades ago, there often wasn’t much precedent for safety monitoring amongst companies, so he created his own, pioneering the use of spreadsheets and databases to track safety records.
Boréal students put their inventions to the test

Boréal students put their inventions to the test

Imagine if a machine could pour you a perfect serving of your favourite mixed drink with the press of a button.

New hub supports student entrepreneurs

Every successful entrepreneur needs a support system to achieve their goals, says the co-ordinator of the Sudbury Youth Entrepreneurship Hub, Matthieu Dasys. “No entrepreneur is the beginning, middle and end of anything,” Dasys said.
Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women

Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women

If you ask Grade 9 student Maddison Loiselle, stereotypes around the trades are shifting with her generation. Loiselle said her Grade 9 wood shop class at Sudbury's École secondaire du Sacré Coeur had more girls than boys.