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  • Ontario Helping Skilled Workers Train for Green Jobs

    Ontario is helping workers thrive in the low-carbon economy with new support for apprentices, skilled trades, and other professionals from the building sector to develop green building skills. This initiative is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.

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  • Ontario Supporting First University Campus In York Region

    Ontario is investing in a new York University campus in Markham--the first university campus in York Region--that will expand postsecondary education opportunities for students and families and help equip students with the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. 

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  • More Educational Opportunities for Indigenous Students

    Ontario is working with Aboriginal Institutes to give more Indigenous students access to culturally appropriate postsecondary education and training opportunities across the province. 

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  • Getting More People Started in Trades

    Ontario is supporting more than 1,200 pre-apprentices in 67 training programs this year, to help them gain job skills and experience, and prepare them for successful careers in the skilled trades.

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  • Ontario Partnering with Tech Leaders to Improve Public Services

    Ontario is partnering with tech leaders to co-found Code for Canada, a new not-for-profit organization that will develop digital solutions to make government services more user-friendly and easier to access. 

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  • Ontario Marks 50th Anniversary of College System

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Ontario's College System, the province is declaring April 3 to 9, 2017 as Colleges Week and is making a new investment in each of Ontario's 24 publicly assisted colleges to enhance the student experience.

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  • Ontario Names First Chief Digital Officer

    The province has appointed Hillary Hartley as Ontario's first Chief Digital Officer to streamline online government services and make them more efficient for people and business.

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  • Ontario Celebrates Grand Opening of New Sheridan College Facility

    The province is celebrating the grand opening of the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion campus, which will provide high-quality postsecondary education to 3,200 more students in Ontario.

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  • Ontario Boosting Digital and Online Learning for Students

    Ontario is supporting colleges and universities across the province in developing new and innovative approaches to online and technology-enabled learning that best meets the needs of Ontario students. 

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