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Canadore to offer 13 new programs

The Board also reviewed emergency disclosure of personal information
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Canadore College's Board of Governors has approved 13 new programs for delivery as soon as this September, and most are unique to northern Ontario.

The following certificate, diploma and advanced diploma programs will be sent to the Credential Validation Service (CVS) for program validation and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for approval;
  • Business trades entrepreneurship certificate
  • Digital visual effects diploma.The VFX industry is reporting a major labour shortage in Canada due to rapid industry growth and competition.
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation certificate
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation management graduate certificate
  • Functional genomics and counselling graduate certificate. The global genomics market is expected to reach USD $27.6 billion by 2025
  • Human resources management graduate certificate
  • Hotel, resort, restaurant management entrepreneurship graduate certificate
  • Indigenous visual storytelling certificate
  • Product engineering - advanced manufacturing and robotics technology advanced diploma
  • Recording engineering - music production diploma. Recent statistics indicate that the music recording industry represents contributions of $240 million nationally and $190 million in Ontario.
  • Sports entrepreneurship and administration diploma
  • Strategic analyst diploma
  • Leadership development - Indigenous

A news release from the college said, in other business, the Board also reviewed emergency disclosure of personal information, donor recognition by naming policy, operating and capital budget, ancillary fees, program-specific compulsory fees, and tuition fees.

The release about the board meeting made no mention of any discussion or decisions regarding the ongoing investigation into sexual discrimination and abuse of power at the college.

The third-party investigator is expected to conclude interviews with complainants by month's end.