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Developing professionals who can build green

By IAN ROSS In three years time, Cambrian College will be introducing graduates to the workforce skilled in the new wave of green building design and construction.

Water way to go for $6 million training site

By NICK STEWART A four-way partnership between the City of Greater Sudbury and three local organizations is seeking to create a $6 million facility on the shores of Lake Ramsey to support the explosive growth of water sports.

Camping out on campus

By IAN ROSS Hosting a conference on a university or college campus may be considered the corporate equivalent of a backpackers’ youth hostel.

Building educational capacity in northeastern Ontario

By NICK STEWART Providing greater access to distance education degrees by way of partnerships is the building blocks to Ontario Northeast University (ONE U).

Cambrian College focus of $4.6 million provincial boon

By NICK STEWART Greater Sudbury’s Cambrian College is receiving a $4.6 million injection from the provincial government for library upgrades, technology centre projects and a new energy centre. The province will provide $2.

North Channel passenger steamer may sail again

By IAN ROSS Dave Ham’s marine interests just keep getting bigger and bigger.

Elliot Lake population to burst with cottagers

By IAN ROSS 'Buy land. They ain’t making any more of the stuff.’ More than a few 40-ish couples are taking humourist Will Rogers’ time-honoured advice. For years, the City of Elliot Lake has been branding itself as the retirement capital of Canada.

Top Post-secondary Programs

Post-secondary institutions are experiencing the biggest boom they have in years with a double cohort and industries at full bore. Find out what northern programs are hot as northern institutions respond to industry demand.

College Boreal - Seamless daycare garners attention

By NICK STEWART As provincial and federal governments begin to focus increasingly on the subject of daycare, Collège Boréal’s early childhood educator program is garnering more and more student attention.

Cambrian College - Mining the business

By IAN ROSS Being situated in one of the world's biggest mining camp during a global minerals boom offering lucrative salaries means Cambrian College has few problems filling seats in its mine technician and technologist programs.