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April 2021
Apr 16th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
Colleges and Institutes Canada, in partnership with Simulation Canada, has secured federal funding to develop innovative work-integrated learning opportunities to students, through the collaborative development and distribution of virtual simulation resources for nursing, paramedicine and medical laboratory technology. An upcoming Call for Expressions of Interest will invite publicly supported colleges and universities to participate in the selection...
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Apr 13th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
In recent years, the Canadian labour market has been defined by technological change, creating the need for employees with new competencies. Numerous studies have documented this transformation. To that situation has been added the job loss caused by the pandemic. The resulting need for upskilling and reskilling has created a trend toward short courses known as “microcredentials” that focus on specific competencies required by employers. Colleges...
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Apr 9th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
This Climate Changemakers Youth Leadership Training will provide engaged young leaders with the skills, attitudes, knowledge, and experience needed to increase their capacity to influence positive change in their communities and unpack and promote a carbon neutral “one planet” lifestyle. The training will provide:  The most current climate science knowledge base, drawn from the World Environmental Situation Room (UNEP) and analytical tools such...
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Apr 7th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Zoom Webinar
On World Health Day, join Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) for 21st Century Cooking: Making Meals Delicious, Nutritious and Sustainable! We will cook with Chef Tania Ganassini of Top Chef Canada season 7! The 21st Century Cooking Summit will highlight the role that culinary and food service professionals can play in creating a more nutritious, sustainable food system in Canada which will contribute to meeting Canada’s commitment to the United...
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Apr 7th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
During this virtual workshop, SSHRC (Social Science and Humanities Research Council) program officers will provide details on the main funding opportunities available for college applicants under SSHRC’s Insight and Connection Programs. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Add to calendar
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March 2021
Mar 31st, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
CANARIE recently launched a new, collaborative national program to fund cybersecurity initiatives across Canada’s research and education sector. Through the Cybersecurity Initiatives Program (CIP), eligible organizations can benefit from initiatives that strengthen the whole sector with advanced technologies, improved processes, and broadened expertise. Kevin Parent, CANARIE’s Program Manager for Cybersecurity will speak about how CICan members...
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Mar 25th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Online
During these challenging times, virtual mobility programming has emerged as an important innovation for maintaining momentum in the post-secondary sector’s outbound mobility programming space. In this 60-minute knowledge sharing session, three colleges will present their Innovation Fund project, which focus on Virtual Mobility. This knowledge sharing session is intended to facilitate the exchange of ideas, lessons learned, key findings, etc.,...
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Mar 11th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Advance your knowledge on sustainability and learn how to make an impact!  As part of our winter webinar series, we want to invite you to participate in this exciting webinar about integrating sustainability in your Career-Launcher internship. This webinar will be led by a panel of three interns who will share their experience on how they are integrating sustainability in their workplace.  As the UN Sustainable Development Goals are starting...
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Mar 4th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Take part in the conversation with fellow employers on hiring and retaining the right skilled talent! As part of our winter webinar series, we want to invite you to participate in this exciting webinar about hiring and retention in a virtual reality. The pandemic has brought a lot of changes, especially in how we work and do business. As we shift into a more virtual and remote setting, attracting and retaining the right skilled talent remains a challenge,...
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Mar 4th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Join us to learn more about becoming a delivery partner for the new Supportive Care Assistant Program! The fully subsidized training program, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, was created to address the acute labour shortages in the long-term and home care sector. Developed in collaboration with colleges and institutes from across the country, the program prepares new workers for careers in the sector and will provide much needed...
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