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?

Huffington Post - Helping students picture the future's most in-demand jobs

The provincewide Picture Your Future tour helps high school students learn about their career options, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.

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Colleges call for improved support for applied research

Ontario's colleges are urging the federal parties to commit to increased support for applied research that promotes economic growth and new jobs.

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Registration has started for the 2015 Higher Education Summit

Featured speakers this year include Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen, author and scientist Daniel J. Levitin, social media expert Sue Gardner, and economic inequality expert Richard V. Reeves.

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Sudbury Star - Youth unemployment an issue: Sudbury colleges

Colleges are urging the provincial government to work with educators and businesses to address youth unemployment.

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Colleges call for Ontario to focus on youth unemployment

The release of Colleges Ontario's new strategic plan, Fuelling Prosperity, includes a call for steps to address youth unemployment.

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