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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Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced the winners of the 2013 Premier's Awards for outstanding college graduates.
Reporters seeking to find college experts on everything from the skills mismatch and youth unemployment to biotechnology and acute-care nursing can find a full range of sources thanks to an online tool produced by Ontarioís 24 public colleges.
Colleges Ontario president and CEO Linda Franklin is among the experts discussing solutions to the skills mismatch.
Rob MacIsaac, the chair of Colleges Ontario and president of Mohawk College, describes in an op-ed some steps to help match more young people with jobs.
Ontario’s colleges are calling on the provincial government to act on the recommendation from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to create a growth plan for colleges that addresses the issue of college degree programs.
Applications to Ontario’s 24 public colleges are at their highest level ever this year with 180,000 people seeking to enrol in first-year, full-time programs.
Read the op-ed by Colleges Ontario president and CEO Linda Franklin and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters vice president Ian Howcroft.
A new Conference Board of Canada report shows the skills mismatch is costing the province billions of dollars each year.