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November 2021
Nov 25th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
The Government of Canada remains committed to welcoming at least 40,000 Afghan refugees in the coming years. As of October 28th, over 3,200 Afghan refugees have arrived in Canada under the special immigration programs established in response to the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. As we know, welcoming these families to their new communities in Canada is best suited by a “whole of society approach” – one that is inclusive of the diverse...
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Nov 18th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Learn more about the Supportive Care Assistant Program and how your organization can benefit from becoming an employer partner. You’ll also learn the steps involved in requesting students, partnering with a college, your responsibilities as an employer, and how you’ll receive the $5,000 wage subsidy. You can visit our website for more information, or email us at SCA-APSS@collegesinstitutes.ca with any questions. The program is part of CICan’s...
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Nov 16th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
College, CEGEP, and institute post-graduate certificate and diploma programs have provided students with advanced skills to keep up with rapidly changing labor-market demand for nearly 20 years. They’re available across the country, but little is known about them on a national level. What characteristics are unique to these types of programs? What factors have contributed to their creation and what’s driving their growth? Our researchers analyzed...
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Nov 4th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Join us to learn more about becoming a delivery partner for the Supportive Care Assistant Program! The fully subsidized micro-certificate, funded by the Government of Canada, was created to address the acute labour shortages in the long-term care sector. Students complete six-weeks of flexible online training followed by a paid work placement. Graduates can then receive a $5,000 stipend towards completing a full personal care provider certificate...
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Nov 4th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
During the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and institutes have shown resilience and creativity, pivoting quickly to meet the needs of their students and communities through online instruction, providing applied-research services to local businesses re-tooling their operations to produce PPE, and offering free online training to individuals and SMEs affected by the crisis. The role of colleges and institutes continues to be just as important as we look...
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October 2021
Oct 28th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
During the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and institutes have shown resilience and creativity, pivoting quickly to meet the needs of their students and communities through online instruction, providing applied-research services to local businesses re-tooling their operations to produce PPE, and offering free online training to individuals and SMEs affected by the crisis. The role of colleges and institutes continues to be just as important as we look...
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Oct 27th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Learn more about the Supportive Care Assistant Program and how your organization can benefit from becoming an employer partner. You’ll also learn the steps involved in requesting students, partnering with a college, your responsibilities as an employer, and how you’ll receive the $5,000 wage subsidy. You can visit our website for more information, or email us at SCA-APSS@collegesinstitutes.ca with any questions. The program is part of CICan’s...
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Oct 21st, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
During the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and institutes have shown resilience and creativity, pivoting quickly to meet the needs of their students and communities through online instruction, providing applied-research services to local businesses re-tooling their operations to produce PPE, and offering free online training to individuals and SMEs affected by the crisis. The role of colleges and institutes continues to be just as important as we look...
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Oct 14th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Join the first CICan Awards of Excellence information session including:  Program overview and updates; National Selection Committees overview; 2021-2022 Timeline; and Nomination best practices. Registered participants will receive a recording of the presentation and a PDF of the presentation slides.  College and institute members are invited to apply for the CICan Awards of Excellence before November 26, 2021. Nominations are now open and...
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Oct 14th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
During the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and institutes have shown resilience and creativity, pivoting quickly to meet the needs of their students and communities through online instruction, providing applied-research services to local businesses re-tooling their operations to produce PPE, and offering free online training to individuals and SMEs affected by the crisis. The role of colleges and institutes continues to be just as important as we look...
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