Conestoga, La Cité to launch cheesemaker program

January 11, 2019

Conestoga College, La Cité collégiale, and the Ontario Dairy Council have announced a partnership to launch the Centre of Excellence for cheesemaker training. A release states that the Centre will feature hands-on training programs to fill the demand for skilled artisans in the dairy industry. “Supporting the needs of Canada’s dairy industry is an important investment in our economic development and well-being,” said Conestoga President John Tibbits. La Cité President Lisa Bourgeoisadded that Conestoga and La Cité have a fully approved curriculum in both languages. The institutions have jointly earmarked $3.5M collectively for land investment. Conestoga| Ottawa Business Journal (ON)