$1.2 billion for Ontario colleges

February 24, 2008

The Government of Canada has announced a $1.2 billion investment in workforce training in Ontario, over the next 6 years.  The funding, which will be directed primarily at Ontario colleges, will support those who are not eligible for training under Employment Insurance, for literacy and job skills training.  The new funding will target those without high school education, as well as Aboriginals, recent immigrants, and disabled persons.  Federal News Release | Maclean's On Campus