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Demand for Ontario’s universities up as postsecondary education recognized as key to brighter future

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Métis Nation of Ontario and University of Ottawa move forward with emerging Ontario Métis research April 25, 2017

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and the University of Ottawa recently established a formal working group to facilitate greater collaboration and encourage ongoing communication between the MNO and the Chair of Métis Research.

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Schools and employers partner to curb youth underemployment April 20, 2017

Canada’s major banks and financial-service companies in the Greater Toronto Area are lining up behind an initiative to ensure that every postsecondary student has a work-integrated learning experience before they graduate, hoping the strategy will create a pipeline of work-ready employees.

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Ontario Boosting On-the-Job Learning Opportunities for Students April 19, 2017

Ontario is helping young people prepare for successful careers by creating 40,000 new work-related learning opportunities over three years for K-12 and postsecondary students, as well as recent graduates.

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Science panel provides substantive roadmap for transformative re-investment in research excellence April 10, 2017

Today’s report, Investing in Canada’s Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research, provides government with a thorough and evidence-based framework for long-term, globally competitive re-investment in Canada’s research ecosystem.

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News Releases

Demand for Ontario’s universities up as postsecondary education recognized as key to brighter future April 27, 2017

The number of high school students applying to Ontario’s universities is up 1.8 per cent over last year in spite of an overall decline in secondary school graduates, which demonstrates that postsecondary education is recognized as key to a brighter economic future for graduates, and for the province.

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Ontario’s universities welcome partnerships with government, industry to help Ontario thrive in disruptive global economy April 19, 2017

Ontario university students trying to land their first job and employers scouting for the talent they need to compete in the rapidly changing economy will each benefit from the new Career Kick-Start Strategy announced today by the provincial government.

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Laurentian and Cambrian collaborate to boost research and innovation in Northern Ontario April 17, 2017

Laurentian University and Cambrian College have formalized an agreement that facilitates the creation of collaborative partnerships and enables faculty, students, and staff at both institutions to pursue large-scale research projects –sharing professional expertise, facilities, equipment, and administrative services in order to boost innovation, productivity, and results.

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Statement from David Lindsay: Ontario’s Universities Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Colleges, our Partners in Postsecondary Education April 3, 2017

Ontario’s universities congratulate Ontario's colleges on their 50th anniversary, and welcome continued partnership between our institutions into the future.

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