What is Colleges Ontario?
Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology.
Colleges Ontario is committed to the future strength of the province and the country. We advance policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.
We are committed to an Ontario where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
Highlights of the Ontario colleges' 50th anniversary
Learn all about the provincewide celebration of the Ontario college system's 50th anniversary in 2017.
Ontario colleges: Powering a high-performance economy
Colleges work closely with businesses to produce graduates with the professional qualifications for the new economy. Watch the video to learn more.
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New funding announced by the Ontario government will strengthen the programs to promote safe campuses.
Colleges are recommending the 2019 Ontario Budget include investments to help more people land rewarding careers.
Colleges have adopted a new policy that promotes the open discussion of diverse ideas and respecting everyone's right to express their opinions.
This first-of-its-kind online management-training program will create new career opportunities for people in the trades.
Congratulations to the eight recipients of the 2018 Premier's Awards for outstanding college graduates.
The latest key performance indicators for Ontario's colleges show college education continues to provide a clear gateway to great careers.
The current system is "awash in red tape," says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.
New measures announced by the Ford government to help more people pursue careers in the trades will help close Ontario's skills gap.
Don Lovisa, the president of Durham College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario.
Updated data are available on student and graduate profiles, college resources, and graduates in the economy.
The province can produce more apprentices by expanding the colleges' application service to include apprentices, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.
Globe and Mail - The kids aren't alright: It's time to get serious and invest in student mental health
Morneau Shepell president Stephen Liptrap calls for improved funding to support mental health services on campuses.