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June 2021
Jun 22nd, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Please join us to learn more about the findings of the recently released report on the Colleges and Institutes Canada 2019-2020 Applied Research Survey. The applied research offices and centres at Canada’s colleges play an important role in our nation’s innovation ecosystem. In offering services such as technology transfer, commercialization, prototyping and product development, they help companies de-risk innovation and provide a critical link...
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Jun 18th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
The Government of Canada has made key enhancements to student financial assistance in recent years through Budget 2019, the Fall Economic Statement 2020, and Budget 2021. The Government also announced temporary measures for the 2020-2021 year to address urgent financial needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, starting in January 2022, the first cohort of Canada Learning Bond adult beneficiaries will be able to apply for and receive...
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Jun 17th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Join us to learn more about the many Mitacs internship opportunities offered for college students. You will be surprised at how many options are available! The presentation will be hosted by Daniel Génier, the new Business Development Director co-funded by Mitacs and CICan, as well as a panel of college and institute representatives who will share their experience in working with Mitacs to create opportunities for their students. The presentation...
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Jun 17th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
During this session, we will provide information on institutional partnerships being relaunched, namely TVET-16 and TVET-21. There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers.
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Jun 15th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Sustainability is one of the most important challenges and biggest economic opportunities of our age, and Canada’s colleges and institutes have a long history of showing us how growing the economy and protecting the environment can – and do – go hand in hand. But how can we do even more to support Canada’s climate action commitments and a net-zero economy? Be among the first to hear our exciting news! Join us for the LIVE launch of two new...
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Jun 10th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Learn more about the Supportive Care Assistant Program and how your long-term care or home care 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...
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Jun 9th, 2021
CICan Event
Location: Livestream
Where Indigenous education and sustainability intersect Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada means establishing a road map for lasting reconciliation, and education is often at the centre. For colleges and institutes, that means finding a balance between culturally relevant and accessible programming for Indigenous populations and strategies that enrich mainstream learning models with traditional...
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Jun 3rd, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
The Government of Canada has recently launched the Cyber Security Innovation Network program. This initiative will provide $80 million, over four years, to fund a national cyber security network to be led by Canadian centres of expertise on cyber security affiliated with post-secondary institutions, including colleges, (with a minimum of three participating centres of expertise), in collaboration with private sector and other partners. The network...
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Jun 2nd, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Learn more about the Supportive Care Assistant Program and how your long-term care facility or home care 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 on the program, or email us at SCA-APSS@collegesinstitutes.ca...
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May 2021
May 27th, 2021
CICan Event | Webinar
Location: Online
Learn how your long-term care or home care organization can benefit from welcoming trainees into your workplace. We will provide a brief overview of the Supportive Care Assistant Program followed by a Q and A session. We will also walk you through the process to become an employer partner. 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 Building Capacity...
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