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April 16, 2024
News Release

Colleges and Institutes Ready to Partner in Budget 2024 Commitments

Ottawa, April 16, 2024 - Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes Budget 2024’s commitment to addressing Canada’s most urgent challenges by investing in workforce development. Harnessing the full potential of colleges and institutes is key... Read more
Topic: Accelerating Reconciliation | Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century | Protecting a Balanced Approach to Copyright
April 8, 2024
Blog Post

My “Why?”

What’s on My Mind? With Pari Johnston Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland will be tabling the federal budget next week, with expected investments in housing, early childhood education, healthcare, and the... Read more
Topic: Accelerating Reconciliation | Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century
March 22, 2024
Blog Post

Innovation for Impact: Insights from CICan’s CEO Pari Johnston at the Standing Committee on Science and Research

On Thursday, March 21st, CICan's President and CEO, Pari Johnston, appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Science and Research regarding the distribution of federal research funds among Canadian post-secondary institutions. Pari delivered... Read more
Topic: Boosting Innovation | Uncategorized
February 23, 2024
Blog Post

Canada’s research and innovation group chat needs colleges and institutes

What’s on my mind? With Pari Johnston As our innovation minister likes to say, today’s research is tomorrow’s economy. Last year’s Report on the Federal Research Support System (“the Bouchard Report”) made it clear that... Read more
Topic: Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Growing Talent for the 21st century
January 31, 2024
Blog Post

Sustainable investment in the public post-secondary sector is the national conversation we should be having, not unsustainable growth in international students

Op-ed published in the Toronto Star on January 31, 2024. By: Pari Johnston, President & CEO, Colleges and Institutes Canada Canada's post-secondary sector is facing an unprecedented crisis. Unless you have been living under a rock... Read more
Topic: Accelerating Reconciliation | Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century
January 30, 2024
News Release

Open Letter to Minister Miller: Concerns Regarding January 22nd, 2024 Announcement on International Student Program

The following letter was addressed to the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada. Dear Honourable Marc Miller, On behalf of Universities Canada and Colleges and Institutes Canada, representing 234 post-secondary... Read more
Topic: Boosting Innovation | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century
January 24, 2024
News Release

60 new virtual simulations provide more innovative learning experiences for healthcare students

Ottawa, January 24, 2024 – On the occasion of the International Day of Education, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), in partnership with Simulation Canada, announced today 60 new innovative learning experiences added to its unique... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Growing Talent for the 21st century
January 15, 2024
Blog Post

Canadian Colleges and Institutes Driving Impact in 2024

Each year, Canadian colleges and institutes play a crucial role in shaping our country's future, and 2024 will be no different. As Canada’s innovation and post-secondary landscape evolves, our work intensifies to position colleges and... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century
January 9, 2024
News Release

Colleges and Institutes Canada and Mark’s Commercial Launch Student Pitch Competition to Revolutionize Safety in the Skilled Trades

Ottawa, January 9, 2024 - As part of our joint commitment to a thriving and safe skilled trades sector, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) and Mark’s Commercial today launched the Safety Innovation Showdown – a... Read more
Topic: Boosting Innovation | Growing Talent for the 21st century
December 11, 2023
Podcast

Introducing Pari Johnston, CICan’s new President and CEO

Join us on the latest episode of CICan's podcast as we welcome and introduce our new President and CEO, Pari Johnston. Pari's candid and charismatic approach sets the tone for this lively conversation as she... Read more
Topic: Accelerating Reconciliation | Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Boosting Innovation | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century