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Announcing the 2017 Skills Ontario Alumni Award winner

May 1 2017

Julia Falvo is the 2017 Alumni Award recipient!

Julia accomplished her achievements through her personal efforts, determination, sacrifice of time, and just for the love of hair. She surrounded herself with successful people, mentors and trainers. During her time spent working at Valvano Salon, she had the opportunity to train alongside some of the best in the stylist industry.

Minister Matthews announces provincial investment in pre-apprenticeship training

Apr 19 2017

Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, and Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, at Conestoga’s Waterloo campus on April 18 to announce a provincial investment of more than $14 million in pre-apprenticeship training. The funding will provide opportunities for people across the province to access free training in preparation for skilled trades careers.