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International recognition of CTAB accredited programs
Canadian Technology Accreditation Board
CTAB was created in 1982 to respond to the need for a national evaluation system of post-secondary programs. There are currently 252 active programs (203 technologist and 49 technician). The first international accreditation was granted in 2012 in Saudi Arabia. CCTT/CTAB is a member of the International Engineering Alliance (IEA). The IEA is a global organization responsible for managing international agreements such as the Washington Accord (1989) for Engineering, Sydney Accord (2001) for Engineering Technologists and the Dublin Accord (2002) for Engineering Technicians.
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Confederation and Northern partner to offer mining engineering tech program
Confederation College
Northern College and Confederation College in Thunder Bay, ON, are collaborating to broaden educational opportunities and facilitate workforce development in northwestern Ontario. A newly established agreement between the two colleges allows Confederation to share delivery of the highly reputable Northern College Haileybury School of Mines (HSM) programming at its Thunder Bay campus enabling graduates of Confederation's Mining Techniques certificate program to enter the third semester of the HSM Mining Engineering Technician diploma program at Confederation College.
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Seneca and the Ontario Institute of Technology sign new articulation agreement
Seneca College
A new partnership between Seneca College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will allow qualified Seneca students to seamlessly pursue a range of degree programs at UOIT without having to repeat relevant courses. Students from select diploma programs can apply the credits they earned at Seneca towards 14 different UOIT programs including honours undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Information Technology, Health Sciences and Science.
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Canadian firm tracks Earth's ships from space
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Want to know the location of every freighter and cruise ship plying the Earth's oceans? That data isn't easy to get, but a Canadian company can sell it to you, thanks to its view of the Earth from space. Since 2010, Cambridge, ON-based exactEarth has been mining data about shipping traffic on Earth using satellites — a technique that could potentially be used to collect other, new kinds of valuable data.
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International recognition of CTAB accredited programs
Canadian Technology Accreditation Board
CTAB was created in 1982 to respond to the need for a national evaluation system of post-secondary programs.

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Applying science to communicate science
Ars Technica
Anybody who communicates for a living faces a certain degree of frustration. No matter how hard you try, some people just don't get the intended message.

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Canadian astronauts see bright future for space exploration
Calgary Herald
While retired astronaut Chris Hadfield pens a book about his experiences, two of his younger colleagues are busily preparing for their turns in space.

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Tesla Model S quality control, world class final inspection
The Green Optimistic
After a client places their order for a new Tesla Model S, there's typically a two- to three-month wait until they take delivery of their new car, the last five hours of which is spent in a rigorous quality control inspection. Elon Musk expects that his clients won't mind the wait. Previously, he was overseeing and personally involved in the final quality checks of every single Tesla Model S that rolled out the doors.
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Korean technologists unveil revolutionary EVs that charge right from the road
Renewable Energy Magazine
For the first time anywhere, electric buses are providing public transportation services while being recharged right from the road. The Online Electric Vehicle (OLEV), developed by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), is an electric vehicle that can be charged while stationary or driving, thus removing the need to stop at a charging station.
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Nanotechnology's benefits brought into focus
Nano Werk
Conventional lenses, made of shaped glass, are limited in how precisely they can redirect beams of incoming light and make them meet at a point. Now, a team led by Zhengtong Liu at the A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore, has proposed a novel approach to superlens systems that can surpass this classical limit of focusing light near field enhancement in silver nanoantenna-superlens systems.
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