Spending Announcement at CNA in Corner Brook #nlpoli

College of the North Atlantic in Corner Brook will be the location for a Workforce Innovation Centre that will partner with business and community groups and agencies to foster innovative approaches and create new opportunities to support the development of a skilled workforce to build a stronger economic foundation.

The Workforce Innovation Centre will support and fund activities, research, designs and projects that demonstrate innovation and identify ways to better assist individuals prepare for, find, return to, or maintain sustainable employment.

The Workforce Innovation Centre is supported by $1.8 million in funding from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement.

Some of the funding will be used to establish the Workforce Innovation Centre on campus, with the majority allocated to successful proponents of accepted projects following a public call for proposals in spring 2017.