The development of the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor, Canada’s top technology cluster, is a global success story and a model for economic growth. Analysts suggest it could boost the country’s gross domestic product by $17.5 billion each year and host more than 170,000 new jobs.
But the success of the Innovation Corridor and the realization of its tremendous potential will absolutely depend on our ability to develop, attract and retain the talented workers required to establish and build the businesses, the services and the supporting infrastructure that will fuel its growth.
Almost 90 per cent of Conestoga’s international students hope to live and work in Canada after completing their education.
Enrolment in graduate certificate programs at Conestoga has increased 40 per cent in the last 3 years.
More than 40 per cent of students at Ontario colleges have previous post-secondary education.