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Career colleges protect student choice for post-secondary education


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Ontario Announces Recipients of Creative Engagement and Innovation Funds


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Willis College announces new scholarship for women in technology


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Superintendent's Update - April 2016


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Province Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment


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Canada rebrands international education scheme and launches EduCanada


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Opinion: UBC professor gets it wrong on sexual assault - Vancouver Sun


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Ontario’s budget bolsters student Financial Aid


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4 steps to choosing a private career college

If you’re unemployed or underemployed, a private career college can help you develop job-specific skills and return to the workforce as quickly as possible. But just like buying a car, don’t rush into making a decision...
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Sophos Expands Customer Support Center in Ottawa and Partners with Willis College to Create Talent Pipeline for Cyber-Security Jobs in Canada


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Ontario’s ban on health care training is hurting residents

For the first time in Canada’s history, seniors outnumber youth. But, as Canada is struggling to find ways to lighten the load for its health care professionals and meet the needs of an aging population, Ontario continues to enforce an arbitrary ban preventing many students from pursuing a career in health care.
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Canada’s regulated career colleges commit 200 scholarships, a value of $2 million, to Syrian refugees

Canada’s Regulated Career Colleges commit 200 scholarships, a value of $2 million, to Syrian refugees coming to Canada.
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Ontario launches second phase of campaign to stop sexual violence and harassment

Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne announces the launch of a new ad to tackle sexual violence and harassment. The ad depicts situations of which some Ontarians may fail to recognize as sexual harassment--from sexual harassment on the job, to expected sexual favours after a date.
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Counsellors experience hands-on learning at OSCA

Career Colleges Ontario is pleased to have, once again, been the platinum sponsor of the Ontario School Counsellors Association's annual conference. The event took place last week and drew a crowd of counsellors and education professionals from across the world.
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Significant changes to workplace harassment laws on the horizon for Ontario

This article provides a brief overview of the recent proposed changes to workplace harassment laws for Ontario. The views and opinions expressed in the article are that of its publisher and are not necessarily that of Career Colleges Ontario.
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Anti-sexual harassment bill makes communities safer and more responsive to survivors

Ontario is ramping up the fight against sexual violence in the province. Today, Women’s Issues Minister Tracy MacCharles announced the proposal of new legislation to...
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Everest students find new hope in Ontario colleges

It was a difficult year for Everest students, which saw the closure of all Ontario campuses back in February. Months later, and career colleges have worked together to get crestfallen students back into the classroom and on a path to their new careers.
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Superintendent Memorandum - Revised Statement of Students' Rights and Responsibilities

Beginning October 15, 2015, the Superintendent requires all registered private career colleges to provide the revised Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities to all incoming vocational students.
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Career College Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy Template

As you may know Premier Kathleen Wynne announced in March 2015 An Action Plan: It’s Never Okay, to stop sexual violence and harassment in Ontario’s communities, work places and campuses. Career Colleges Ontario (“CCO”) is supporting this initiative and has been working closely with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to help career colleges...
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CCO's CEO Responds to Sault Star Article

CCO's CEO, Sharon E. Maloney responds to comments by Ron Common, the president of Sault College printed in the Sault Star August 28, 2015.
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Inside the “Invisible Sector”

Inside the “Invisible Sector” of Higher Education: What Do We Know About Canada’s Private Career Colleges?
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Call for Proposals: Canada-Ontario Job Grant

The MTCU posted calls for proposals for two skills-training pilot projects under COJG.
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Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work Webinar

The OHRC and HRPA are co-hosting a "Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work" webinar on Tuesday, July 7.
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NSLSC Staff Training Sessions

NSLSC is offering webinars to provide more training on the Student Loan Repayment Process for both new and educated staff members.
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New NSLSC GoToWebinar Platform

NSLSC repayment process presentations now available via webinar.
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Canada's Federal Budget Includes Efforts To Assist Career Colleges

The recently-released budget includes several efforts that will assist both career college students and career colleges themselves.
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CCO's Executive Director Quoted in Article

Career College Ontario's Executive Director Paul Kitchin was interviewed for an article on the changing nature of education by Media Planet.
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Notice to Members: MTCU/Everest FAQ Document

Career Colleges Ontario has comprised a Frequently Asked Questions document that collectively highlights both questions from CCO members and CCO staff regarding the suspension of registration of Everest College and its former students.
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Notice to Members: Former Everest Employees

Career Colleges Ontario hopes to connect displaced Everest employees with other private career colleges.
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Joint Statement from NACC & CCO

A joint statement from the National Association of Career Colleges and Career Colleges Ontario.
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triOS College Wins Canada's Best Managed Companies Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

triOS College Business Technology Healthcare has provided its excellence in education and career training by winning the prestigious Canada's Best Managed Companies Award for excellence in Canadian business.
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Notice to Members: Everest College Students

An update on the Everest College closure.
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Media Release: Everest College

A media release on the suspension of Everest College.
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2016 CCO Conference

Join us in celebrating Career Colleges Ontario's 43rd annual conference at Blue Mountain Resort. - 6/15/2016
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CCO AGM

The CCO Annual General Meeting will take place during the CCO Annual Conference in Blue Mountain and will be held on June 15, 2016 from 4pm-6pm. - 6/15/2016 4:00:00 PM
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CCO 2015 Awards: Excellence in Teaching

Meet the recipient of the CCO Award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr. Rajeev Malhotra.
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CCO 2015 Awards: Outstanding Graduate in Applied Arts

Meet the recipient of the CCO 2015 Award for Outstanding Graduate in Applied Arts.
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CCO 2015 Awards: Outstanding Graduate in Business

Meet the recipient of the 2015 CCO Award for Outstanding Graduate in Business, Christopher Anthony Johnston.
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