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Immigration Minister's Visit

College Thanks Minister For Service To International Students

“I think it is very fitting, Minister, that your visit with us is occurring on Valentine’s Day, because as you have the opportunity to chat with us, I’m sure you’ll find that St. Clair is enamoured with its international students, and they have…

All 2019-20 SRC Exec Posts Acclaimed

There will not be an election for 2019-20 Student Representative Council (SRC) leaders after all. Due to the disqualification of one of the candidates for next year's Presidency, all three of the council's Executive positions have now been filled…
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College Support Part-timers Have First Tentative Contract

Contributed by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) After a long and difficult round of negotiations, your bargaining team has achieved a tentative agreement for college support part-time workers. This historic moment is a game-…
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Feral Fire

If the college needed a lesson about why smokers shouldn't hang around exterior doorways as they're puffing – aside from the fact that it is illegal under both provincial and municipal health regulations – the potential safety problems were…
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New Sports Park: Field Of Dreams A Reality By Year-end

As the old song goes, “The Saints Will Come Marching Home” within about ten months. A February 1st media conference and sod-turning at the college unveiled St. Clair’s new, $21.5 million Sports Park.
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Student Choice Initiative: Penny-wise But Pound-foolish

OPINION By E.P. Chant, Managing Editor, Student Publications As we await further – and firmer – details from the Conservative provincial government about its proposed tuition rollback, OSAP alterations, and “Student Choice Initiative”, we, at…
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Student Organizations Object To Government's Proposed Changes To OSAP And Fees

Today (January 29), together with over 75 postsecondary institutions across Canada representing over one million students, St. Clair’s Student Representative Council (SRC) signed a letter voicing collective disappointment with the provincial…
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College Plans To Fix "Significantly Poor" Apprentice Survey Results

In mid-November of last year, St. Clair learned that it had maintained its “Top Five In Ontario” position in many “student and graduate satisfaction” categories of a province-wide annual survey (…
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Message About "Respect For The Code" Appears To Be Effective

So, how “well behaved” are St. Clairians? Better and better every year, it seems. In an update report to the college’s Board of Governors (BofG) during its January 22nd meeting, the school’s administration furnished a review of incidents falling…

Student Organizations Jeopardized By Tories' "For The Students" Initiative

NEWS, ANALYSIS AND OPINION We may have been premature – or, at least, too optimistic – regarding one topic in yesterday’s long article about the provincial Conservative government’s ten percent tuition rollback for domestic college and university…