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Northern College, Glencore partner on underground program

Northern College’s Haileybury School of Mines is creating a Northern School of Hard Rock Mining through a partnership with Glencore.
Mining agreement to benefit Métis students

Mining agreement to benefit Métis students

A new bursary will help Métis students from the Abitibi-Temiskaming-James Bay region attend college. Representatives from the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), Detour Gold, Collège Boréal, and Northern College met Feb.
Canadore College opens training facility in India

Canadore College opens training facility in India

North Bay’s Canadore College has opened an aviation training facility in India. The college and Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) announced Feb.

Gord Miller joins Canadore foundation board

Gord Miller, Ontario’s former environmental commissioner, has been named to the foundation board of Canadore College in North Bay. Rick Evans, board chair, made the announcement in a Feb. 1 news release.
First Nation body spreads awareness on pending education system

First Nation body spreads awareness on pending education system

The Anishinabek Nation is spearheading a public awareness campaign encouraging its citizens to learn more about the proposed Anishinabek Education System. Say Yes to the AES, and an accompanying website ( www.sayyestoaes.
Clothing depot aids Sudbury students in prepping for the job

Clothing depot aids Sudbury students in prepping for the job

With tuition, books, accommodation, groceries, transportation and other expenses, post-secondary education can be expensive. But with its Professional Clothing Depot, Cambrian College wants to eliminate at least one financial stressor for students.
College agrees to train gold miner’s workforce

College agrees to train gold miner’s workforce

Thunder Bay’s Confederation College is making arrangements with New Gold to train the future workforce for their mine near Fort Frances. The college and the soon-to-be gold producer signed a collaboration framework agreement, Dec.
Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architects

Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architects

A new scholarship will benefit first-year Aboriginal students attending the School of Architecture at Laurentian University in Sudbury.
Canadore president in the fold for five years

Canadore president in the fold for five years

Canadore 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.
Game design program opens doors

Game design program opens doors

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.