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Where will our youth take us? - 2010 Update

Posted by: Industry-Education Council Hamilton

As posted on the Golden Horseshoe Biosciences Blog

Where will our youth take us? Mentoring a co-op student - 2010 update

Hello Everyone, Justin Here.

I know I havent written on this blog in awhile, but that's because GHBN received its COOP student back in February.

His name is Sal Macaluso, and you've probably been reading some of his Blog posts, including 100% and Olympians...Genetic Geeks?

GHBN has been getting a LOT of good feedback from its partners and colleagues about the social aspect of the GHBN website. We've been able to take advantage of our website by always posting new information while our Blog and Twitter page is getting fresh eyes, and it's all thanks to our Grade 11 COOP student Sal.  Read more

Mentoring the future workforce in Horticulture

Landscape Ontario projects that the Landscape Horticulture Industry is expected to double in size by 2021 and that 50% of the workforce is expected to retire in the next 5-10 years, leaving a big gap in skilled workers. As a result, promoting careers in the industry and attracting young people is a huge task facing businesses and agencies in the sector. Read More