Community-led Skilled Trades Training Program Improves Elder Housing in Taykwa Tagamou Nation

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College, Keepers of the Circle, and Taykwa Tagamou Nation partnered to deliver a community-led skilled trades pre-employment training program that helped Elders with basic renovations to their homes. This innovative program was designed to inspire Indigenous youth to pursue an apprenticeship in carpentry. Over eight-weeks, skilled trades experts from the Taykwa Tagamou Nation worked with carpentry students in a hands-on …

Northern College Hosts Smash Fight in Partnership with Algoma University

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College and Algoma University announced a new and innovative dual credential program in computer science this summer, and today, both institutions are pleased to have had the opportunity to deepen this partnership at the Smash Fight computer gaming tournament. This event was organized to provide students, and the community, with a fun and educational experience supporting the growing …

Northern College Releases Economic Study Regarding the Future of Northern Ontario

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KIRKLAND LAKE, ON: Northern College has released an in-depth economic study outlining key barriers to economic expansion and recovery in Northern Ontario following the COVID-19 pandemic. The 24-page study, entitled Coming Back From Covid: A Plan to Rebuild Northern Ontario, was created in partnership with The StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy, and was designed to provide an overview of …

Northern College Pursues Degree Status to Further Welding Technology Learning

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce changes to the way it delivers its world-renowned suite of welding technology programming, developing plans to offer a 3-year degree program in Welding Technology and Metallurgy. “We’re confident that the Ministry will support 3-year degrees in colleges, which will directly impact our future students,” stated Northern College President and CEO, Dr. Audrey J. …

Northern College Partners with TalkCampus to Improve Student Mental Health Supports

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TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce its partnerships with TalkCampus, an international peer-to-peer mental health support provider to offer increased mental health services to students at Northern. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape the way that Canadians live their lives, the need for tangible and accessible mental health supports have become increasingly obvious, especially in the world of …