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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.
College agrees to train gold miner’s workforce

College agrees to train gold miner’s workforce

Thunder Bay’s Confederation College is making arrangements with New Gold to train the future workforce for their mine near Fort Frances. The college and the soon-to-be gold producer signed a collaboration framework agreement, Dec.
Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architects

Scholarship to aid Aboriginal student architects

A new scholarship will benefit first-year Aboriginal students attending the School of Architecture at Laurentian University in Sudbury.
Canadore president in the fold for five years

Canadore president in the fold for five years

Canadore College’s board of directors want to keep George Burton around for a while longer. The North Bay college announced they’re keeping him in the president’s chair in North Bay for five more years.
Game design program opens doors

Game design program opens doors

When Ryan Trudeau registered with Laurentian University he was in the mechanical engineering program. But that didn’t last long. His roommate was a computer science student and often showed Trudeau the projects from his programming courses.
Timmins in talks to establish forestry training centre

Timmins in talks to establish forestry training centre

The City of Timmins and industry partners are investigating the feasibility of establishing a forestry innovation and training centre in Timmins.
North Bay industrial lab goes 3D heavy metal

North Bay industrial lab goes 3D heavy metal

Canadore College sees a bright future for local industry in shaping metal through 3D printing.
FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart wants to get more new and young farmers into the North, and a pilot project is using training, peer mentorship and marketing to get them here.
Sudbury lakes centre developing educational video

Sudbury lakes centre developing educational video

The story of Sudbury’s regreening, following decades of mining, has long been a shining example of environmental recovery.
Laurentian University updates look

Laurentian University updates look

Renovating buildings constructed 50 years ago always presents some surprises, but nothing during the last 12 months of Laurentian University’s campus modernization project has caused a major wrench in the plans.