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Boréal offering pre-apprenticeship motive program

Boréal offering pre-apprenticeship motive program

Collège Boréal will soon be offering a Motive Power Trades pre-apprenticeship program at its Sudbury and Timmins campuses.
Province pledges $5M to university mining R&D effort

Province pledges $5M to university mining R&D effort

Sudbury’s Laurentian University will be doing some target practice with minerals in the coming months if all goes to plan.
New map displays Northern assets

New map displays Northern assets

A new map launched by the Northern Policy Institute displays Northern Ontario’s infrastructure assets.
Laurentian U opens executive learning centre

Laurentian U opens executive learning centre

Laurentian University in Sudbury has opened its $3.1-million Executive Learning Centre.
Cambrian to offer national welding course

Cambrian to offer national welding course

Cambrian College in Sudbury has teamed up with welding oversight body CWB Group to offer a new welding course. The CWBi Acorn program will be offered through the Sudbury school’s corporate training division.
Laurentian prof bestowed prestigious geology prize

Laurentian prof bestowed prestigious geology prize

Dr. Daniel Kontak, an earth sciences professor at Laurentian University , has been named the 2016 winner of the Duncan R. Derry Medal, awarded by the Geological Association of Canada.
Former publisher becomes university chancellor

Former publisher becomes university chancellor

Former Northern Ontario Business publisher Patricia Mills has been named chancellor of Huntington University in Sudbury.
Sault College gets apprenticeship funding

Sault College gets apprenticeship funding

Sault College will get $2,387,823 in provincial funding to support apprenticeships at the school. Sault Ste. Marie MPP David Orazietti made the announcement on May 6.
College innovation centre expands

College innovation centre expands

It was show-and-tell time for Canadore College in North Bay in opening the second phase of its innovation centre on April 29. The much-anticipated ICAMP 2.
Confed College pockets $3M for new facilities

Confed College pockets $3M for new facilities

Confederation College’s Sioux Lookout satellite campus is receiving $1 million from the province to help build a new facility within the northwestern Ontario town’s high school.