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Training & Education

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.

5th Wheel Training rolls through Ontario

After years of casting its eyes towards the Nickel City, the New Liskeard-based 5th Wheel Training Institute will soon officially roll into Sudbury thanks in no small part to a recent partnership with Collège Boréal.

Construction trade worker grows in Algoma

An introductory construction trade worker course offered by Sault College will be expanded to service communities near Sault Ste. Marie. It will be an upgraded from a construction trade worker program ran last year.
Northerners make welding MaJIC in Kirkland Lake

Northerners make welding MaJIC in Kirkland Lake

After nearly seven years of debate, discussion and hard work, it's taken organizers more than a wave of a wand to bring the Kirkland Lake-based Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC) into existence.
Auditor finds shortfalls in apprenticeship system

Auditor finds shortfalls in apprenticeship system

By IAN ROSS and KELLY LOUISEIZE Northern Ontario Business Ontario's Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities is taking the Kaizen approach to dealing with shortfalls in the province's apprenticeship training program, calling it a "situation of
Obtaining designation through distance

Obtaining designation through distance

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.