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News Releases - 2005
Canada is undergoing dramatic changes in its workforce, as seen in Ontario with lost manufacturing jobs, layoffs in the giant auto sector and the closing and downsizing of paper mills in the North.
November 23, 2005
Ontario colleges launch provincewide consultations on a national skills strategy
October 18, 2005
Ontario’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology welcome Hon. Chris Bentley's appointment as Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and applaud the McGuinty government's ongoing commitment to maintaining a skilled and educated workforce.
June 29, 2005
The McGuinty government’s long-term investments into college education demonstrate an important commitment to the education and training of the province’s workforce, college presidents said today.
May 11, 2005
More than 24,500 people have cast their votes online for improved funding for Ontario colleges in the upcoming 2005 Budget, the province’s college presidents announced today.
May 6, 2005
The McGuinty government must use its May 11 budget to reinforce the Rae report and make major investments in Ontario's colleges, the college presidents said today.
May 2, 2005
The province's 24 colleges of applied arts and technology have today launched a dynamic advertising and interactive-media campaign to bolster the Rae report message that Ontario must invest in its college system.
February 20, 2005
A new poll finds Ontario citizens are concerned about the government funding levels to Ontario colleges and most feel it has had a negative impact on the quality of education provided.
February 13, 2005