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Stay connected to bring ex-pats home, says researcher

Stay connected to bring ex-pats home, says researcher

Finding ways to keep the best and brightest youth at home has been a never-ending task for many Northern Ontario communities. But a researcher at the University of Waterloo has some sage and progressive piece of advice: let them go.

Contact North sees increase in registrations

More students are looking to online training to complete their education. Contact North | Contact Nord is reporting an increase of 51.

Northern schools to receive robotics funding

Secondary school students in North Bay and Timmins will benefit from funding to support their participation in a provincial robotics competition.
College celebrates mining program, strikes new one at PDAC

College celebrates mining program, strikes new one at PDAC

Thunder Bay’s Confederation College celebrated a successful mining industry training alliance at the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention and confirmed a new one.
Laurentian U taps city planner as projects director

Laurentian U taps city planner as projects director

Sudbury’s Laurentian University has recruited a City of Greater Sudbury planner to oversee its campus modernization program. Jason Ferrigan is the new director of planning and capital projects.
Sudbury college to offer new mining program in 2015

Sudbury college to offer new mining program in 2015

Collège Boréal will launch a new prospecting and exploration technology program in 2015. College president Pierre Riopel made the announcement at the annual general meeting of the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA) on Dec. 4.
Canadore College expanding aviation campus

Canadore College expanding aviation campus

Canadore College has broken ground for an expansion of its Aviation Technology Campus at North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport. The college announced Nov.
Northern and Primero partner on training

Northern and Primero partner on training

Northern College and Primero Mining Corp. are teaming up to provide training to Primero’s workforce.
Trades college to undergo review

Trades college to undergo review

Ontario is appointing Tony Dean, former secretary of cabinet and head of the Ontario Public Service, to review key areas of Ontario's skilled trades system that fall within the mandate of the Ontario College of Trades .

Constance Lake, Collège Boréal partner on truck training

Constance Lake First Nation is teaming up with Collège Boréal to offer the AZ truck driving program to its community members.