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Durham College to launch its first four-year degree program in 2018


Oshawa, Ont. – Durham College (DC) is proud to announce that it will offer its first degree program, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM), beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The first program of its kind in Canada, the HCTM degree addresses an identified need in the health care sector for professionals with a hybrid skill set consisting of medical technology expertise and business management acumen.

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Durham Region sees increase in housing inventory, buyers notice better value

June 5, 2017- Durham Region Association of Realtors® (DRAR) President Roger Bouma reported 1,309 residential transactions in May 2017, a 10 per cent decrease from the same time last year. May also saw the number of new listings in Durham increase to 3,271, up from 2,433 new listings the previous month, and significantly higher than the 1,790 new listings in May 2016.

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Provincial Government Announces Changes to the Workplace

Keep Ontario Working Coalition: Ontario Deserves Evidence-Based Reform
Changes Will Hurt Job Creation, Consumer Costs and Economic Growth

TORONTO, May 30, 2017 – The Keep Ontario Working coalition, in partnership with the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), today expressed concern that the Government of Ontario’s Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, commits to unproven sweeping reforms without ensuring protection against unintended consequences, including job losses, rising consumer costs, and economic hardship.

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