What is Colleges Ontario?

Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology.

Colleges Ontario is committed to the future strength of the province and the country. We advance policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.

We are committed to an Ontario where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.

 

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What's New?

Colleges pleased with budget commitment to critical repairs

Ontario's colleges praised the provincial budget commitment to address the deferred maintenance backlog at colleges.

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Windsor Star - Strengthen college education in Ontario

New measures will help the province produce a stronger workforce, says John Strasser, the president of St. Clair College.

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More than 83 per cent of college graduates find work within six months

Statistics show that college education continues to be an excellent route to employment.

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Toronto Star - Schools take on skills shortage

The career-focused programs at Ontario's colleges are helping to address the skills mismatch.

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Toronto Star – Ontario college enrolment jumps

Enrolment in full-time college programs is at its highest level ever with a five per cent increase in first-year enrolment this year.

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Ontario's Colleges: Creating a Highly Skilled Workforce for the New Economy

This report highlights the achievements of the colleges’ labour-market training in preparing people for successful careers.

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