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Ontario’s 24 colleges approve new free speech policy

The presidents of Ontario’s 24 colleges have approved a new free speech policy that will be publicly posted at each college by Jan. 1, 2019.


New online program provides management training to tradespeople

Ontario’s colleges have launched a new online business program that teaches management and entrepreneurial skills to certified tradespeople who are looking to run their own businesses.


Former Obama White House adviser Van Jones to headline 2018 Higher Education Summit

Van Jones, a CNN correspondent and former Obama White House adviser, will assess America’s political climate when he appears as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Higher Education Summit in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26.


Research shows 86 percent of college graduates employed within six months

College education continues to provide a clear gateway to employment as about 86 percent of Ontario’s most recently surveyed college graduates found employment within six months of graduation, new statistics show.


Colleges Ontario applauds Ford government’s actions to improve skills training

Measures announced by the Ford government today to improve skills training in the province will go a tremendous way towards producing a more highly qualified workforce, Colleges Ontario said.


Durham College president Don Lovisa is new chair of Colleges Ontario

Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce that Don Lovisa, the president and CEO of Durham College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario, the association representing Ontario’s 24 public colleges.


Political parties urged to enrich Ontario by strengthening college education

New measures to enhance career-specific degree programs at colleges, strengthen mental health supports for students and transform apprenticeship training are among the priorities for Ontario’s colleges in the upcoming provincial election.


New international strategy for post-secondary education will enrich learning

The province’s newly released international strategy for post-secondary education, Educating Global Citizens, will enrich the learning environment at Ontario’s public colleges and create new opportunities for students to study abroad.


Ontario budget investments in colleges will produce a stronger workforce

The Ontario government’s 2018 budget investments will ensure more students have access to college programs that open the door to rewarding and meaningful employment.


David Fulford named new vice-president of research and policy at Colleges Ontario

David Fulford, a former assistant deputy minister at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will become the new vice-president of research and policy at Colleges Ontario.


Ontario colleges praise new funding to cut carbon emissions

Ontario’s colleges are praising the provincial government’s investment into a comprehensive strategy to reduce carbon emissions throughout the college system.