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Organization preparing Aboriginals for apprenticeships

It’s not easy finding employers willing to take on apprentices. It’s even harder when a company is hesitant to work with an Aboriginal organization.

Northern partners with Queen’s U

Northern College has partnered with the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University in Kingston.

Laurentian surpasses fundraising goal

Sudbury’s Laurentian University has surpassed its capital fundraising goal, earning more than $65 million for school projects, among them bursaries, research and innovation, and the Goodman School of Mines.

Mike Holmes to talk about trades

In partnership with the School College Work Initiative (SCWI) and the Far Northeast Training Board (FNETB), Northern College is preparing to host the Go to College Trades and Technology Symposium on Monday, April 8 in an effort to educate and cultiva
Teachers mining tour doubles in capacity for 2013

Teachers mining tour doubles in capacity for 2013

The Teachers' Mining Tour is expecting 60 teachers at this summer's educational program in Mattawa. For the past three summers, the Ontario Mining Association has been involved in the week-long program.

Expansion program open to northern entrepreneurs

The Economic Development and Employability Network of Ontario is offering northern businesses an opportunity to participate in a six-part workshop series designed to help small to medium-sized businesses in Northern Ontario with their domestic and in
Sudbury professor links Tanzanian school with AngloGold

Sudbury professor links Tanzanian school with AngloGold

Cambrian College in Sudbury reaches many corners of the world with its expertise.
Canadore's new programs available in class and online

Canadore's new programs available in class and online

Some new programs offered by Canadore College last fall are being offered via the Internet to accommodate more students.
Sudbury industry recruiter expands to Ottawa, Mississauga

Sudbury industry recruiter expands to Ottawa, Mississauga

When Kevin Pattison first opened Total Personnel Solutions (TPS) on September 11, 2001, he had no idea of the type of day he'd have.
Collège Boréal spending $500,000 on iPads

Collège Boréal spending $500,000 on iPads

On the same day Apple introduced its iPad 3, Sudbury's Collège Boréal announced it will be giving all of its full-time first-year students one of the tablet computers this fall.