Northern College Applauds New Provincial Funding Outlined in the 2020 Budget

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College applauds the Provincial Government’s investment in critical maintenance, repairs, upgrades and renewals of $466 million in capital grants over the next three years for Ontario’s Universities and Colleges. The announcement made late last week in Sault Ste. Marie by Ross Romano, Ontario Minister of Colleges and Universities, outlines a 144 million dollar investment for 2020-21, matching …

Northern College Receives Over 1.5 Million Dollar FEDNOR Investment to Boost State-of-the-Art Innovation

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is very pleased to announce that it will be receiving over 1.5 million dollars in funding to grow innovation, applied research and development (R&D) activities, and product commercialization, due to a generous investment from the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FEDNOR). A FEDNOR investment totaling $1,581,748 will substantially boost the already impressive and expanding …

New Funding for Micro-Credentials Will Help More People Find Employment

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased with the Ontario budget investment of $59.5 million to expand micro-credential retraining programs which will help more people who are unemployed acquire the expertise to return to the workforce. “This first-ever funding will ensure more people are able to quickly acquire new career-focused skills,” stated Northern College President & CEO, Dr. Audrey J. Penner. …

Northern College Partners to Take Action on Porcupine Lake

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TIMMINS ON: Northern College and the City of Timmins have met to create a new partnership with a dynamic community group, The Friends of the Porcupine River Watershed, to improve conditions in and around Porcupine Lake. On October 22, 2020, the three partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move the partnership forward. “Northern College sees an increase annually in …

CICan Paul & Gerri Charette Bursary Program Doubles Opportunies for Students

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Haileybury, ON: The Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary program will be offering an additional 10 bursaries nationally of up to $5,000 for the 2020 academic year for a total of 20 bursaries across Canada to provide extra financial support during these unprecedented times. “Our students have a lot on their plates, and this has only …