Canada needs “massive” investment in education, transformative learning and innovation programs for young people to support the country’s economic diversification, Cassy Weber, CEO of MindFuel, says in an opinion piece.
Topic: post-secondary education
A micro-certification initiative led by eCampusOntario could serve as a model for quickly educating and retraining Canadian workers.
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) received $15 million from FedDev Ontario “to promote new sustainable innovations and bring business support to Eastern Ontario in Canada.” Along with partners the St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission and St. Lawrence College, BIC will establish the Ontario Bioindustrial Innovation Network (OBIN), a hybrid chemistry cluster in Brockville, Ontario. The network aims to…
The Canadian College Consortium for Cannabis will support Canada’s fast-growing but talent-challenged cannabis industry, through training and collaborative applied research.
A new partnership between Seneca and KUKU Canada will provide post-secondary students with state-of-the-art robotic equipment to enhance their manufacturing skills.
Centennial College students are using a newly opened applied research facility to work on industry-led projects in aerospace, health technologies and cybersecurity.
The Quebec government has committed $834 million over five years to research and innovation, including unprecedented increases for post-secondary research after recording its second consecutive Budget surplus. The new funding arrives ahead of the province’s latest research and innovation strategy, due next month, as well as a new life sciences strategy expected before the end of April.