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Wheels to Lambton program in motion

Judith Morris has seen the issue come up constantly.

The president and CEO of Lambton College, who previously worked at Sault College in Northern Ontario, said they’ve issued surveys to find out the main reasons Aboriginal students were either not attending classes or were dropping out of school.

“In every single survey of the top three issues, transportation was (ranked) one or two,” Morris said.

Which is why a collaboration of local First Nations communities, Lambton College, industry members and workforce development has come up with a program to shuttle students to post-secondary classrooms. Read More.

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