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Education agreement ends with jobs for First Nations students

Education agreement ends with jobs for First Nations students

When Austin Atatise-Morriseau graduates from Cambrian College in 2017, he won’t have to spend any time handing out his resumé.
Laurentian U appoints research, eco-development czar

Laurentian U appoints research, eco-development czar

Sudbury’s Laurentian University has; announced Craig Fowler will assume the role of associate vice-president, research partnerships, innovation and economic development.
2 + 2 = business degree

2 + 2 = business degree

Getting a francophone degree in business can now be as simple as two plus two.
Lakehead U creates green industry research chair

Lakehead U creates green industry research chair

Thunder Bay’s Lakehead University is creating an industrial research chair in green chemicals and processes. The establishment of the five-year position is being bolstered with more than $814,000 from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund (NOHFC).

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.