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Training & Education

Lakehead U is tops in undergrad research

Thunder Bay's Lakehead University was declared Ontario’s number one university in the undergraduate research category of this year’s annual ranking of Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities, as reported by Re$earch Infosource.

Lakehead U law school opens

Lakehead University cut the ribbon, Sept. 4, on its new law school at the former Port Arthur Collegiate Institute in Thunder Bay . Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was in attendance.

Colleges collaborate on mining program

Northern College and Confederation College in Thunder Bay are collaborating to share delivery of the Haileybury School of Mines (HSM) programming.

Canadore offers two new programs

Two new programs will be offered at Canadore College in September.

Renos begin on Laurentian’s residence

Laurentian University ’s single students’ residence is undergoing a $5.8-million renovation program as part of a program to upgrade infrastructure at the Sudbury campus. Built in 1973, the building accommodates close to 400 students every year.

South River canoe maker dips into training fund

Swift Canoe Company of South River has received $32,000 from the Yves Landry Foundation. The funding will allow the company to implement a new training program to allow steady year-round production and avoid seasonal layoffs.

Sault College launches School of Business

Sault College has launched a School of Business, with a goal of enrolling 600 students within the next five years.

Laurentian approves budget

Laurentian University in Sudbury has approved a six-year, $136.9-million balanced budget, which includes provisions for the new school of architecture, new mining programs, and an update of the Sudbury campus. The budget marks a 3.

Sudbury college surpasses fundraising goal

The Collège Boréal Foundation has passed its capital campaign fundraising goal, raising more than $8 million for the Collège Boréal student scholarship fund and new facilities.

Campus name change for Northern

Northern College’s Porcupine Campus will now be known as Timmins Campus, following unanimous from the college’s board of governors recently.