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  • Investing in People and Businesses in Northern Ontario

    SAULT STE. MARIE — Ontario's Government is helping people across Northern Ontario prepare for successful careers in the steel sector by partnering with employers and investing in skills training.

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  • Making It Easier and Faster to Work in the Skilled Trades

    TORONTO — Ontario is taking steps to make the province open for business and open for jobs by appointing two new training and skills advisors to help make the skilled trades and apprenticeship system more user friendly.

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  • Aviation Training Takes Flight at Fanshawe College

    LONDON — The Ontario Government is providing more choice for aviation training by approving Fanshawe College's new Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program to start in fall 2020.

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  • Building a Skilled Workforce in Hamilton and Stoney Creek

    STONEY CREEK - Today, David Piccini, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, highlighted an innovative program preparing people for jobs in the skilled trades.

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  • Investing in People and Businesses in Western Ontario

    KITCHENER — Ontario's Government is helping people across Western Ontario prepare for successful careers in the steel sector by partnering with employers and investing in skills training. 

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  • The Governments of Canada and Ontario Reach a Memorandum of Understanding on the Université de l'Ontario Français

    OTTAWA & TORONTO — The governments of Canada and Ontario have formally committed to working together toward the establishment of the Université de l'Ontario français through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, signed on behalf of the Government of Canada. The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation and Francophone Affairs, and the Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, signed on behalf of the Government of Ontario.

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  • Investing in People and Businesses in Northern Ontario

    THUNDER BAY — Ontario's Government is helping people across Northwestern Ontario prepare for successful careers in the forestry sector by partnering with employers and investing in publicy-funded access to skills training. 

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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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