Canada, ON bolster postsecondary infrastructure in Sault Ste Marie

October 18, 2016

Postsecondary institutions in Sault Ste Marie have received a major boost to their infrastructure and research capacity thanks to $23.5M in federal and provincial investments in Algoma University, Sault College, and the Shingwauk Education Trust. $15.6M of the funds will be used to establish Sault College's Institute for Environment Education and Entrepreneurship, which will facilitate research in forestry and clean tech. $2.9M of the funds will be used to upgrade all mechanical and lighting systems in Algoma University’s main building, and $5M will be used to enable the Shingwauk Education Trust to establish the Anishinabek Discovery Centre, which will be home to the National Chiefs Library, the Training Centre of Excellence, interpretive teaching and cultural spaces, and a state-of-the-art event space. NationTalk | Sault Star