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Minimum Wage Frozen Until 2020, Changes To Apprenticeship System

Contributed by the Provincial Government Ontario's government is taking concrete measures to make Ontario open for business, grow the economy and help create and protect good jobs across the province. On October 23, Jim Wilson, Ontario's Minister…
Powerline Centre Grand Opening

College Is All-Power(line)ful

One of the most popular programs in the college’s recent history cut the ribbon on its new facility on October 19, when the National Powerline Training Centre (NPTC) celebrated its Grand Opening. The construction of the new, $2.1 million building…
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Pot? Not!

The college will not be going to pot on October 17 – and vice versa. St. Clair’s administration, following the lead of many other postsecondary institutions in the province, has implemented an almost total ban on cannabis in all forms – including…
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Donation Pumps Up The College

With Material from the College's Administration and the Municipal Government of the Town of Tecumseh This week, members of the Tecumseh Fire and Rescue Services participated in a ceremonial handing over of a truck to the St. Clair College Pre-…
dan allen award

Board Chair Honoured For Contributions To Education "And The Public Good"

St. Clair College Board of Governors Chair Dan Allen has been named as this year’s recipient of the Honourable Edward W. Ducharme Award of Distinction by the region’s United Way organization. This press release comes from the United Way: United…
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October 22nd Will Affect You

There is an election taking place in each municipality throughout Ontario on October 22 (with each town and city having some “advance polls” too). So, why should you care? Admittedly, the municipal level of government does not have a whole lot to…
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A Summer Of Building And Beautification

What does $7.15 million get you nowadays? It St. Clair’s case, it was good for a brand-spankin’ new building, nine new classrooms, two computer labs, a bunch of offices and common areas, equipment for all of those spaces, almost 600 new chairs,…
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College Sets Enrolment Record ... Again

14,351. St. Clair’s 2018-19 fall enrolment – based on the traditional head-count occurring ten days after the start of the academic year – is unprecedented in the school’s history, and shattered the previous year’s record of 11,953. The campus-by-…
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Student Takes Own Life Due To Visa Denial

An international St. Clair student committed suicide in early-September, after being informed that the application to extend his visa had been rejected and that he was facing deportation to India. Ajesh Chopra was one of several dozen international…
Faas Centre

College Benefactor Honoured With Building Naming

Andy Faas hopes the St. Clair building that now bears his name will be the site of “civil, emotionally intelligent dialogue and relationship-building” for many years to come. On September 17, the Student Centre at the college’s Chatham Campus has…