June 23, 2011 - Ontario is helping Confederation College build a new biomass energy research centre to provide students and researchers with state-of-the-art labs to gain hands-on training in renewable fuel technologies.
The new Bio-Energy Learning and Research Centre will allow students to continue groundbreaking research in the clean energy field.
Increasing the number of student spaces at colleges and universities is an important element of Putting Students First, the McGuinty governmentâ€™s plan to provide quality, affordable postsecondary education and training to Ontario families.
"The provinceâ€™s investment will ensure the people of Thunder Bay will continue to have the best education and training locally. Our highly skilled and educated workforce will be the key to Ontarioâ€™s prosperity in the years ahead." â€” Michael Gravelle, MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North
"This investment puts Thunder Bay and Confederation College at the cutting-edge of biomass research. Thatâ€™s great news for the growth of our regionâ€™s knowledge-based economy and forestry sector. It will create more jobs, more research opportunities for Confederation students and economic opportunities for our region in the future." â€” Bill Mauro, MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan
"Ontario is putting students first by creating more opportunities at our colleges and universities so we can build the skilled and knowledgeable workforce needed for the global economy. Our governmentâ€™s investment in the new research centre will help Confederation College succeed in the future, while creating good jobs today." â€” John Milloy, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
"Confederation College will be at the forefront of preparing a green collar workforce to support the development of new and sustainable energy. This investment, by the Ontario government, is supporting our students in receiving the best possible applied education in green renewable technologies." â€” Pat Lang, President, Confederation College
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