Universities essential to ON’s health, social development

December 4, 2017

Ontario universities are crucial to the ongoing health and social welfare of the province, according to a new report from Ontario’s Universities. The report also encourages ongoing and growing collaboration between governments, employers, and universities in order to ensure that the province has a strong talent and research pipeline. Furthermore, the report suggests that postsecondary institutions work more closely with employers, adding that the province should provide sustained funding to ensure that small and medium-sized companies can offer experiential training. The Globe and Mail reports that in many areas, the expectations of families and employers are at odds. Globe and Mail