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Hamilton’s Waterfront to cost taxpayers $39 million

Hamilton’s Waterfront property redevelopment is one step closer to implementation. On January 22, the General Issues Committee approved recommendations to make the West Harbour Piers five to eight “development-ready” by 2018. This process will begin with a pro-active environmental assessment of the land, which is set to begin in the ...

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The future of education is online

Who knew that the introduction of the Internet could make simple, everyday items obsolete? Before the Internet – and smartphones – our parents’ generations relied heavily on face-to-face learning and there was no Internet in colleges or universities, yet they managed just fine. Now with the Internet becoming available throughout ...

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Get to know your Board of Governors: Adam Pipe

He may not be bussing tables, but Adam Pipe’s second choice for getting involved in Mohawk College life may just be a better deal. “I love to tell the story, I was so taken by the community here at Mohawk College that I really wanted to give back. And after ...

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Ontario expands eligibility for 30% Off Tuition Grant

Ontario’s Ministry of Training, College and Universities has expanded the eligibility requirements for the 30% Off Tuition program. The 5,600 Mohawk College students who collect from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) will no longer need worry about filling out a separate application to receive their 30%-Off rebate; they will ...

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Mohawk College appoints interim President

Mohawk College has appointed a new interim President to replace Rob MacIsaac. On February 1, Bob Carrington, associate vice-president, facilities and property development, will assume MacIsaac’s responsibilities. MacIsaac announced in October that he was leaving his position at Mohawk at the end of January to become president and CEO of ...

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Biggest news stories of 2013

Looking back at 2013, a lot happened in the world. Here in Canada and around the world, tabloids became lost in in the Rob Ford scandal; the public fell in love with the Vatican’s new pope and the world mourned the loss of true humanitarian, Nelson Mandela. So join me ...

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Steel silence continues

The response from the federal and provincial governments to Hamilton’s Steel Committee was silence. The response from U.S. Steel was the same. The only group that took up the invitation to meet with the committee was the local steel unions. The Steel Committee was revived two months ago after city ...

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Mohawk leaving Brantford

Mohawk College’s days in Brantford are numbered, as the college announced it is  moving the last programs offered in downtown Brantford to Hamilton in September 2014. The Mohawk-Laurier campus currently has 350 students in six Community Services programs and 24 staff at the downtown Brantford campus. Mohawk’s Director of Communications, ...

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