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Collège Boréal to offer pre-apprenticeship program for women

This summer, Collège Boréal will be offering a new pre-apprenticeship training program exclusively to women interested in jump-starting their career as industrial mechanic millwright.
Northern College launches e-learning platform

Northern College launches e-learning platform

Northern College ’s Northern Training Division has launched a new online e-learning platform, which will allow employers and individuals to access short-form training programs from any location with internet access.

Canadore signs aviation training agreement with India

North Bay’s Canadore College is looking to export its aviation skills training to India.
SafetyLynx monitors accidents, training on the job

SafetyLynx monitors accidents, training on the job

When Bob Ryckman started in the construction industry four decades ago, there often wasn’t much precedent for safety monitoring amongst companies, so he created his own, pioneering the use of spreadsheets and databases to track safety records.
Boréal students put their inventions to the test

Boréal students put their inventions to the test

Imagine if a machine could pour you a perfect serving of your favourite mixed drink with the press of a button.

New hub supports student entrepreneurs

Every successful entrepreneur needs a support system to achieve their goals, says the co-ordinator of the Sudbury Youth Entrepreneurship Hub, Matthieu Dasys. “No entrepreneur is the beginning, middle and end of anything,” Dasys said.
Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women

Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women

If you ask Grade 9 student Maddison Loiselle, stereotypes around the trades are shifting with her generation. Loiselle said her Grade 9 wood shop class at Sudbury's École secondaire du Sacré Coeur had more girls than boys.
Sault teaching restaurant gets upgrades

Sault teaching restaurant gets upgrades

For years, Willow has served as a training ground for Sault College’s culinary and hospitality students. Now, with a few aesthetic enhancements, the restaurant’s ambiance matches the high quality of items offered by the fine-dining experience.
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.