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April 17, 2024
Blog Post

A trading nation needs a globally engaged workforce

This op-ed was published by The Hill Times on April 15, 2024. Canada is a trading nation. In fact, in 2022 Canada’s two-way trade in goods and services reached a record high of $1.9 trillion. We have... Read more
Topic: Deepening Global Engagement | Growing Talent for the 21st century
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 5, 2024
Submission & Report

Gender Policy, International Programs

Gender equality is a key foundation of a quality education, both because girls and women have a right to it, and because their equal participation in it enriches education and society overall. CICan recognizes that to... Read more
Topic: Deepening Global Engagement
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 29, 2024
Blog Post

#IDW2024: Showcasing Our Work Around the World

As a network, we’ve been working in international development for a long time, but many Canadians don’t realize the amazing impact our work has had. International Development Week is our opportunity to showcase the unique... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Building Campuses of the Future | Deepening Global Engagement
January 24, 2024
Blog Post

A more unpredictable world presents Canada with serious challenges, but also new opportunities

By Margaret Biggs, Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy, Queen’s University, and Roland Paris, Director, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. First published in the Globe and Mail. Canada is not... Read more
Topic: Deepening Global Engagement | 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
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