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Provincial candidates urged to endorse measures to strengthen workforce
Provincial candidates urged to endorse measures to strengthen workforce
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.
Recharging Ontario - The colleges' platform for the 2022 election
Recharging Ontario - The colleges' platform for the 2022 election
Ontario's colleges are calling for candidates in the 2022 election to endorse their recommendations for taking action on climate change, putting Ontario at the forefront of innovation, promoting student wellness and investing in the long-term fiscal sustainability of colleges.
Ontario government approves new three-year degrees at colleges
Ontario government approves new three-year degrees at colleges
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.
Statement from Ontario's colleges - COVID vaccination policies
Statement from Ontario's colleges - COVID vaccination policies
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.
70 per cent of Ontarians support the creation of three-year degrees at colleges: poll
70 per cent of Ontarians support the creation of three-year degrees at colleges: poll
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
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 named new vice-president of policy and innovation at Colleges Ontario
Janet Hope named new vice-president of policy and innovation at Colleges Ontario
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.
Letter from the Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health - vaccinations
Letter from the Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health - vaccinations
The Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health has issued a letter to colleges and universities with recommendations for establishing vaccination policies.
Joint statement: Calling for a provincewide vaccine policy and safe pass
Joint statement: Calling for a provincewide vaccine policy and safe pass
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.
Statement from Ontario’s colleges on reconciliation
Statement from Ontario’s colleges on reconciliation
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.
New program to create huge increase in PSW training at Ontario’s colleges
New program to create huge increase in PSW training at Ontario’s colleges
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.
Colleges' submission for the 2021 Ontario Budget
Colleges' submission for the 2021 Ontario Budget
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.