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The announcement today of $190 million in provincial funding to help more students get meaningful work placements is an important step in creating a more highly skilled workforce.
As Ontario’s college system celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, new research confirms college education continues to be an effective and swift route to employment.
Community events, tributes at Queen’s Park and special receptions that promote students’ innovations and achievements will help mark today’s official kickoff of Colleges Week in Ontario.
The Ontario government’s announcement today of $50 million in one-time capital grants for Ontario’s colleges will strengthen the quality of post-secondary programs provided to students.
To help mark the Ontario colleges’ 50th anniversary celebrations in 2017, colleges have launched a new William G. Davis Innovation Fund contest that encourages students and alumni to pitch creative projects and initiatives that will compete for cash prizes.
Ontario’s 24 colleges are seeking an urgent meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne to address the funding crisis that has colleges facing what could be a cumulative $1.9-billion shortfall by 2024-25.
The new $20-million Colleges Applied Research and Development Fund (CARDF) announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne will promote new economic growth, the Ontario Centres of Excellence and Colleges Ontario said today.