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Teachers mining tour doubles in capacity for 2013

Teachers mining tour doubles in capacity for 2013

The Teachers' Mining Tour is expecting 60 teachers at this summer's educational program in Mattawa. For the past three summers, the Ontario Mining Association has been involved in the week-long program.

Expansion program open to northern entrepreneurs

The Economic Development and Employability Network of Ontario is offering northern businesses an opportunity to participate in a six-part workshop series designed to help small to medium-sized businesses in Northern Ontario with their domestic and in
Sudbury professor links Tanzanian school with AngloGold

Sudbury professor links Tanzanian school with AngloGold

Cambrian College in Sudbury reaches many corners of the world with its expertise.
Canadore's new programs available in class and online

Canadore's new programs available in class and online

Some new programs offered by Canadore College last fall are being offered via the Internet to accommodate more students.
Sudbury industry recruiter expands to Ottawa, Mississauga

Sudbury industry recruiter expands to Ottawa, Mississauga

When Kevin Pattison first opened Total Personnel Solutions (TPS) on September 11, 2001, he had no idea of the type of day he'd have.
Collège Boréal spending $500,000 on iPads

Collège Boréal spending $500,000 on iPads

On the same day Apple introduced its iPad 3, Sudbury's Collège Boréal announced it will be giving all of its full-time first-year students one of the tablet computers this fall.
Hydro One reinvests in college electrical consortium

Hydro One reinvests in college electrical consortium

Northern College and Hydro One have recharged a successful partnership with a new four-year agreement and a fresh injection of training funding from the provincial utility.
Cambrian students qualify for energy design challenge

Cambrian students qualify for energy design challenge

Cambrian College students Ashley Remeikis and Ryan Halk are finalists in a home-design contest that challenges participants to incorporate energy-efficient solutions into the blueprint.
Ten-year-old boy acclaimed for his entrepreneurship

Ten-year-old boy acclaimed for his entrepreneurship

Most kids begin and end their entrepreneurial adventure with a lemonade stand, selling the cold drink to pedestrians for a quarter or two. Calin Ranger tried it once -- for a day -- and thought he could go bigger.
Enormous response in China for Manitouwadge's English as a second language program

Enormous response in China for Manitouwadge's English as a second language program

Manitouwadge and Confederation College are on the brink of securing a $20-million loan to help bring international students from China into the small community for a one-year academic program in English as a second language.