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Camping out on campus

Camping out on campus

Hosting a conference on a university or college campus may be considered the corporate equivalent of a backpackers’ youth hostel.
Training the next generation

Training the next generation

Building a home-grown workforce has always been an important to Henry Wetelainen, president of Bending Lake Iron Group.
College of trades offers hesitant hope to industry

College of trades offers hesitant hope to industry

The legislative passing of the new Ontario College of Trades has left some industry representatives cautiously optimistic that it may well change the future of skilled trades and apprenticeships in the province.
Former Inco boss advises LU

Former Inco boss advises LU

Laurentian University is looking at the possibility of opening a new school of mining, and it has tapped former Vale Inco Ontario operations president Fred Stanford to help spearhead the project.
Sault College digs itself a hole

Sault College digs itself a hole

Sault College president Ron Common winced a bit when picking up a shovel-full of dirt for a photo op, still feeling the affects of recent surgery on his heavily bandaged right hand.
Groundbreaking science

Groundbreaking science

The momentum is building to expand Sault Ste. Marie’s science and technology base with the groundbreaking this fall on the $16 million Biosciences and Technology Convergence Centre at Algoma University.
North Bay aviation company donates aircraft to Canadore College

North Bay aviation company donates aircraft to Canadore College

North Bay's Voyageur Airways has made a twin-engined donation to Canadore College's school of aviation.
Legal and finance experts to help Sault entrepreneurs avoid costly mistakes

Legal and finance experts to help Sault entrepreneurs avoid costly mistakes

In order to help Sault Ste. Marie entrepreneurs and business owners avoid common and costly mistakes, Jay Lefton and Eric Klein will offer advice from their combined 46 years of international legal and financial experience through a workshop on Sept.
New Laurentian University president planning for future

New Laurentian University president planning for future

The mining expertise at the heart of Laurentian University may solidify the school's financial fortunes if it moves ahead with the creation of an international faculty of mining, according to president Dominic Giroux.
Parry Sound lands funding for permanent Canadore satellite campus

Parry Sound lands funding for permanent Canadore satellite campus

Wayne Cormier couldn't think of a better way to finish his tenure as chairman of a Parry Sound community advisory committee lobbying to establish a stand-alone campus of Canadore College in town.