Glenn Vollebregt, the president and CEO of St Lawrence College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario.
Candidates in the 2022 Ontario election are urged to support a post-secondary action plan on climate change and other measures to produce the strong workforce that will be pivotal to recharging Ontario’s economy.
An Ontario government announcement that colleges can develop three-year degree programs is a historic breakthrough that ensures more students will acquire the expertise to succeed.
To provide certainty to students, faculty and staff, Ontario’s 24 colleges will maintain their COVID-19 vaccination policies until at least the end of the semester.
Ontarians overwhelmingly support proposals to expand the range of career-focused degree programs at colleges with nearly 70 per cent supporting the creation of new three-year degree programs, a new poll has found.
Ontario’s colleges and universities urgently seek provincial support for a safe in-person reopening this fall
Students, parents and other members of the post-secondary community seek greater clarity as they prepare for the start of a new academic year.
Janet Hope, an assistant deputy minister at the Ministry of Long-Term Care, is joining Colleges Ontario as the new vice-president of policy and innovation.
The Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health has issued a letter to colleges and universities with recommendations for establishing vaccination policies.
Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities call on the government to provide a provincewide policy that would require the vaccination of post-secondary students, staff and faculty, to help ensure optimal public health protection for all.
Colleges are committed to doing everything within our power to help ensure the nation fulfils the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action. Faculty and staff are listening and paying attention – on our campuses and in our communities.
The provincial government has announced a new accelerated training program for personal support workers (PSWs) that will produce a huge increase in the PSW training at Ontario’s colleges.
A strong workforce is pivotal to the province's economic renewal. To ensure the workforce has the professional expertise to restore Ontario as an economic powerhouse, the government's 2021 budget should make targeted investments in applied research, college equipment and apprenticeship training.