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  • Province Supports Postsecondary Students During COVID-19

    TORONTO — The government of Ontario is easing the financial burden on students and making sure they can complete their studies during the COVID-19 outbreak by temporarily deferring payments for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) loans and making online learning supports, including year-end exams, available to postsecondary institutions.

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  • Ontario Increases Support for Indigenous Postsecondary Education

    Brantford — Ontario is putting students first by investing in Indigenous students and their potential with increased funding to Indigenous Institutes to provide postsecondary education and training for hundreds of learners.

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  • Ontario Focuses on Innovation

    Ministers Ross Romano and Vic Fedeli issued the following statement:

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  • Ontario Offering Greater Choice for Nursing Students

    OWEN SOUND - The Ontario government is making changes to permit colleges and universities to offer Bachelor nursing degree programs on a stand-alone basis. For colleges, this will be the first time they would be able to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree independently of a university partner.

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  • Ontario Recognizes Research Excellence with Polanyi Prizes

    TORONTO - Ontario is recognizing the province's leading researchers for their contributions to the fields of chemistry, literature, physics, economic science and physiology/medicine.

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  • Historic Agreement for French-Language in Ontario

    TORONTO — Today, Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs and Mélanie Joly, Federal Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, signed a historic funding agreement on behalf of the governments of Ontario and Canada to support the Université de l'Ontario français, the first French-language university governed by and for Ontario Francophones.

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  • Ontario Creating More Opportunities for College Students

    TORONTO — The Ontario Government is making it easier for the province's publicly assisted colleges to offer their high-quality programs to more students in more locations to help meet international student demand and fill in-demand labour needs.

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  • Ontario Recognizes Outstanding College Graduates

    TORONTO - Last night, the Ontario Government honoured eight college graduates for contributing to the growth of Ontario's economy and improving lives.

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  • Ontario Supports Innovative College Partnerships

    BROCKVILLE — The government is cutting red tape and removing barriers so Ontario's publicly assisted colleges can create innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships to provide all students with high-quality education and training that prepares them for Ontario's workforce.

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  • Ontario Protecting Free Speech on Campuses

    TORONTO — The Ontario government delivered on its promise to uphold free speech on Ontario's publicly assisted university and college campuses, with full compliance with its new free speech policy requirements.

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  • Cutting Red Tape for Colleges and Universities

    TORONTO — Ontario is putting students first by making it easier for Ontario's publicly assisted colleges and universities to offer new postsecondary programs.

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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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