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Keeping students connected and supported during COVID-19
#studentsupport
May 4, 2020

Keeping students connected and supported during COVID-19

Last week, the Government of Canada announced a historic $9-billion student aid package to help alleviate the financial burden faced by many students who are finding their summer job prospects...

Moving learning and teaching online
#onlinelearning
April 20, 2020

Moving learning and teaching online

At Canada’s post-secondary institutions, online learning options are rapidly expanding. The Canadian Digital Learning Research Association’s latest report gives us a comprehensive look at the... Read More
Calling on each other for support
#appliedresearch
April 6, 2020

Calling on each other for support

As the global COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, the way we are all working is rapidly shifting. Where interaction with colleagues, partners, and community members was once encouraged, it is now... Read More
Supporting each other through COVID-19
#covid19
March 18, 2020

Supporting each other through COVID-19

As we all watch attentively for updates from public health authorities in Canada and around the world regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to inform you of the steps we are taking to support the... Read More
“I had no idea!”
#studentshowcase
March 9, 2020

“I had no idea!”

Last week, our annual CICan On the Hill event brought college and institute presidents, government relations leads, and students to Ottawa for a packed agenda including panels, armchair discussions... Read More
Gender equality: a new program and renewed call to action
#iwd2020
February 24, 2020

Gender equality: a new program and renewed call to action

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a call to action to accelerate progress on gender... Read More
Changing realities
#virtualreality
February 10, 2020

Changing realities

A recent Pulse on VR report on the state of virtual reality in Canada shared that in 2017, the global virtual reality industry generated $6 billion in revenue, representing an 84% increase over the... Read More
International Development: Education for Employment 101
#internationaldevelopment
January 27, 2020

International Development: Education for Employment 101

This International Development Week (IDW) we join Global Affairs Canada in celebrating the incredible work of Canadians! Next week, from February 2-8, IDW will mark its 30th anniversary with the... Read More
The future is now: our vision for the 20s
#2020
January 13, 2020

The future is now: our vision for the 20s

Welcome to 2020. Seminal works of science fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries predicted the year 2020 in various ways, sometimes fundamentally different from the world we know, and... Read More
Increasing quality of life for Canadians as they age
#seniors
November 11, 2019

Increasing quality of life for Canadians as they age

According to the United Nations, in 2017, there were 962 million people aged 60 or over, more than twice as many as in 1980. By 2050, the UN expects this number reach nearly 2.1 billion! We will see... Read More
Innovating in Canada’s growing beverage industry
#brewing
October 25, 2019

Innovating in Canada’s growing beverage industry

Wineries, breweries, and distilleries are a unique, innovative, and growing part of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. According to the Government of Canada, the wine sector alone... Read More
Artificial intelligence and the future of learning
#AI
September 30, 2019

Artificial intelligence and the future of learning

Artificial intelligence is all over the news nowadays, but what does it mean for the future of work and learning? As processes from data gathering and analytics to computer-integrated manufacturing... Read More
Shaping Canada’s media
#journalism
September 3, 2019

Shaping Canada’s media

Today’s media landscape is undergoing tremendous change that presents both unique challenges and opportunities. Now more than ever, we see media outlets, organizations, and individuals embracing... Read More
Transportation innovation: from autonomous vehicle retrofits to drone piloting
#transportation
August 12, 2019

Transportation innovation: from autonomous vehicle retrofits to drone piloting

According to Transport Canada, transportation is the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, or a quarter of Canada’s total GHG emissions. Confronted with these figures,... Read More
Growth for Canada’s Tourism Sector
#tourism
July 24, 2019

Growth for Canada’s Tourism Sector

For many in Canada and around the world, the summer months are a time to take advantage of longer, warmer days and an opportunity to visit new places and experience new cultures. Did you know that... Read More
Building public safety in communities across the country
#publicsafety
June 10, 2019

Building public safety in communities across the country

Public safety professionals, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, and paramedics, are a vital part of strong communities, protecting individuals and property, responding to emergency... Read More
Marine innovation from coast to coast! 
#marine
May 27, 2019

Marine innovation from coast to coast! 

Measuring more than 200,000 km, Canada’s coastline is the longest of any country in the world and plays an important role in our economy and identity. Just last month, the Government of... Read More
Leaders in managing the world’s freshwater supply
#water
April 23, 2019

Leaders in managing the world’s freshwater supply

For many Canadians, freshwater is an omnipresent resource. According to the Government of Canada, Canada contains about 20% of the world’s total freshwater resources, 7% of which are considered... Read More
Innovation north of 60°
#northern
April 8, 2019

Innovation north of 60°

Canadian media turned its spotlight on the country’s arctic as Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) released Canada’s Changing Climate Report (CCCR) indicating that we are experience... Read More
Training exceptional Canadians in animation, filmmaking, and digital design
#animation
March 11, 2019

Training exceptional Canadians in animation, filmmaking, and digital design

Canadian talent took centre stage at the 91st Academy Awards as Sheridan College graduate Domee Shi took home the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for her film Bao, telling the story of an... Read More