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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Northern College president Fred Gibbons has begun a two-year term as chair, as colleges advocate in areas such as apprenticeship reform and promoting a cleaner economy.
News release - Colleges urge government to implement highly skilled workforce panel's key recommendations
The province must reform apprenticeship training and help more post-secondary students acquire career-specific qualifications and skills.
Stand-alone nursing degree programs will strengthen health-care education, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.
A new website and publicity campaign have been launched to promote the upcoming 50th anniversary of Ontario's college system in 2017.
Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben – an internationally recognized leader in the fight against climate change – will be one of the featured speakers at the Higher Education Summit in Toronto this November.
New Key Performance Indicators confirm college education is an effective pathway to the workforce.
Colleges will play a central role in closing the skills gap and helping more people find rewarding careers.