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President Lakehead U will retire but leaves behind an honourable legacy

President Lakehead U will retire but leaves behind an honourable legacy

By Mike Shusterman At a time when a number of universities across Canada are finding themselves in dire financial straits, Lakehead University is an anomaly, developing into a cutting-edge research intensive hub, thanks in no small part to the presid
Getting in the research game

Getting in the research game

The Government of Canada announced an increase in research funding to a multitude of universities with 14 Ontario institutions taking home millions. Northern Ontario universities were no where to be found on the list.
Lakehead out to promote student exploration research

Lakehead out to promote student exploration research

Lakehead University is opening its doors and expertise to exploration companies.
Diamonds or graphite

Diamonds or graphite

By Tim Perry Diamonds are the hardest natural substance known to man, the best conductor of heat, and one of the most intriguing minerals.
Laurentian University unveils plan for economic sustainability

Laurentian University unveils plan for economic sustainability

Faced with mounting economic challenges in the coming years, Sudbury's Laurentian University has unveiled its official plan to regain fiscal sustainability.

Canadore College Co-op placement is confidence booster

When Canadore College student Krystal Robertson thinks back on her co-op experience, it was more than being parachuted from the relaxed campus life into the button-down environment of a government office.

Contractor safety a responsibility for all

Proper training is at the heart of every safe workplace, and ensuring that education is in place when on-site contractors are used for a project is crucial for both the client and the contractors themselves, according to safety experts.

Skilled trade First Nation pilot program

A pilot program is underway in almost 30 First Nation communities in the northwest to determine if more apprenticeship certification can be completed using distance education.

Engineering safety, savings in underground mining

Safer workers and healthier bottom lines are the reasons for a new training partnership between MacLean Engineering and Collège Boréal to help better educate mining engineers.

Sudbury hosting 2010 mine symposium

Sudbury will have the stage to showcase its deep mine expertise with an industry symposium in 2010. Laurentian University's mining innovation company, MIRARCO, has been selected to host the 13th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium.