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  • Ontario Ensuring All Students Reach Their Full Potential

    TORONTO — Ontario is continuing to support students across the province to prepare for successful careers. The province remained focused on postsecondary students' outcomes, job-readiness and strategies to address apprenticeships and the skilled trades shortage at the 108th Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) meeting in Victoria, British Columbia, convened annually to discuss issues concerning elementary, secondary and postsecondary education.

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  • Ontario Building Skilled Workforce in Sudbury

    SUDBURY — Ontario's Government for the People is helping students across the province prepare for successful careers in the skilled trades and technology sectors so that employers have the skilled workforce they need to make Ontario open for business and open for jobs.

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  • Ontario Builds Skilled Workforce with Strengthened Employment Services

    Ontario's government is putting people first by improving employment services with a new system that focuses on the needs of local communities, workers and employers to help Ontarians get good, quality jobs. These improvements will help job seekers find and keep good jobs and assist employers in recruiting the skilled workers they need to build the skilled workforce that keeps Ontario open for business and open for jobs.

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  • Bringing the Future of Career Exploration to Ontario

    BROCKVILLE — Ontario's Government is committing more than $1.4 million to help create a cutting-edge career exploration tool for jobs in the steel and aluminum industries. The Brockville-based Employment and Education Centre will lead a project to develop virtual reality (VR) software and work closely with regional employers to create virtual career exploration modules. Through these modules, job seekers will be able to learn about career options in a dynamic and interactive digital environment. The VR modules can later be used by employment service providers all over the province.

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  • Creating Training and Job Opportunities in Eastern Ontario

    JOHNSTOWN — Ontario's Government is helping the manufacturing sector in Eastern Ontario attract workers. The Brockville-based Employment and Education Centre will lead an innovative skills training project in close cooperation with employers in the region.

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  • Ontario to Focus on Innovation Outcomes

    TORONTO—Ontario's government is launching an expert panel and online consultation on intellectual property to help protect made-in-Ontario ideas and create jobs and economic growth. The government is working to strengthen the way the province generates and commercializes intellectual property. This includes maximizing commercialization opportunities in the postsecondary education sector, such as for incubators, accelerators and Regional Innovation Centres.

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  • Ontario's Government for the People Welcomes Niagara University to Vaughan

    VAUGHAN - Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan, welcome students and faculty to the new Niagara University site at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, recently approved by Minister Fullerton and the Government of Ontario on the recommendation of MPP Stephen Lecce.

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  • Government for the People to Lower Student Tuition Burden by 10 per cent

    For the first time in Ontario, students at every publicly-assisted college and university will see their tuition rates go down by 10 per cent thanks to a province-wide tuition rate reduction introduced by Ontario's Government for the People. The tuition rate reduction is the latest step in the Ford Government's plan to keep more money in the pockets of Ontario students and families.

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  • Ontario Recognizes Outstanding College Graduates

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is honouring eight college graduates for the contributions they have made in their field that are helping to grow the economy and improving lives.

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  • Ontario Helps People Prepare for a Career in the Skilled Trades

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is helping individuals across the province prepare for successful careers in the skilled trades, so employers can get the skilled workers they need to make Ontario open for business.

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