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December 19, 2012

New Contact North I Contact Nord Online Learning Centre in Attawapiskat Brings Education Opportunities Directly to Local Residents

THUNDER BAY – A new online learning centre has opened its doors in the First Nation community of Attawapiskat. The centre is operated by Contact North ǀ Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network with space donated by the Attawapiskat First Nation.
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November 7, 2012

Thousands of Online and Distance Learning Opportunities in Ontario Now Available With One Click

[THUNDER BAY] – Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education and Training Network, has launched a new and improved Ontario Online Learning Portal for Students.
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July 6, 2012

Contact North | Contact Nord responds to the release of Strengthening Ontario’s Centres of Creativity, Innovation and Knowledge

On June 27, 2012, the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities released a discussion paper titled Strengthening Ontario's Centres of Creativity, Innovation and Knowledge(link is external) (Strengthening) on ideas for post-secondary education in Ontario.
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June 6, 2012

New Report Shows Online Learning is Thriving Across Canada

Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network has released a new report describing how public colleges and universities across the country are providing extensive and innovative online learning opportunities for their students and positioning Canada as a  global online learning hub.
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April 20, 2012

Contact North | Contact Nord Partners With PARO to Empower Aboriginal Women

PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise, based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, has launched a new and innovative training series designed specifically for Aboriginal women in Northern Ontario, which will be delivered via Contact North ǀ Contact Nord’s web conferencing technology.
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April 9, 2012

Contact North Partners with Leading Dutch Innovator in Information and Communications Technology

[THUNDER BAY/UTRECHT] – Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network and SURF, the Netherlands’ collaborative information and technology organization for higher education and research have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
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January 31, 2012

More Ontario Students Moving to Distance Education and Online Learning

Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network, saw a 20.4% increase from fall 2010 to fall 2011 in the number of credit course registrations it supports for Ontario’s public colleges, universities, and high schools.
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January 26, 2012

Contact North | Contact Nord and the Royal Ontario Museum Partner to Help More Students Access the ROM

Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education and Training Network, and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) are collaborating for a second year to deliver the ROM’s innovative content to elementary and secondary school students province-wide.
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January 5, 2012

Access to Thousands of College and University Courses Available to Ontarians

Contact North | Contact Nord’s 2012 course guide opens up new opportunities to education for local residents [Sudbury / Thunder Bay]
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December 14, 2011

Contact North Partners with Australia’s Leading Online Learning Consortium

Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Open Universities Australia (OUA).
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