Contact North

Site: Northern Ontario - Find Location

Service: Distance Learning Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Works in partnership with Ontario's 24 public colleges, 22 public universities, 9 Indigenous institutes, 76 district school boards, 200 literacy and essential skills and training providers, and 50 skills development training providers to increase and improve online and distance learning opportunities for Ontarians in over 600 small, rural, remote, Indigenous and Francophone communities across the province
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides access to education and training opportunities offered by Ontario colleges and universities, as well as essential skills providers 
  • Offers connections to over 10,000 courses and 800 programs through virtual classrooms and access centres 
  • All programs and courses are offered by accredited institutions 
  • Provides information on courses and programs and the technology used 
  • Access centres offer use of computers, Internet connections and centre coordinator support
Courses and programs are delivered through: 
  • Audio conferencing 
  • E-learning 
  • Video conferencing
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Hours Vary by location
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Admission criteria will vary depending on program, course, and educational provider
Application Application process will vary depending on program, course, and educational provider
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Vary ; None - Students using equipment to take courses ; For fee details contact 1-800-561-2222 Ext 1
Contact Information
Office Phone Corporate Headquarters 807-344-1616
Toll Free Phone Inquiry Hotline (for course/program info): 1-877-999-9149  
Technical Hotline: 1-888-850-4628
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Primary Executive Maxim Jean-Louis, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-346-3109; Fax: 807-344-2390; Email:
Located In Community Northern Ontario
Address Northern Ontario
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Physical Access Varies by location; information on accessibility is listed for each location on website
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)