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June 20, 2022
News Release

Georgian College President MaryLynn West-Moynes and British Columbia Institute of Technology President Kathy Kinloch receive CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

Ottawa, June 20, 2022 – This year, CICan is pleased to announce two recipients of the Colleges and Institutes Canada Distinguished Service Award, MaryLynn West-Moynes, CEO and President of Georgian College of Applied Arts and... Read more
April 30, 2024
News Release

CICan Announces 2024 Awards of Excellence Recipients

Celebrating Outstanding Achievements in Canada's College and Institute Sector Calgary, April 30, 2024 - Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) proudly announces its 2024 Awards of Excellence recipients, spotlighting innovation and exceptional performance within our pan-Canadian... 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 8, 2024
Blog Post

By the Numbers: Exploring Women’s Presence in Canadian Colleges and Institutes

Canada has undoubtedly made significant strides in advancing gender equality, yet the journey towards full parity remains ongoing. Access to and representation in post-secondary education is critical here. Alongside global efforts to empower girls and... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Building Campuses of the Future | Growing Talent for the 21st century
October 31, 2023
News Release

New Tool Helps Construction and Manufacturing Businesses Build Strong and Diverse Workforces

Ottawa, October 26, 2023 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to introduce ApprenticeConnect, a bilingual platform to support apprentice recruitment, training, and retention for employers in the construction and manufacturing sectors. Incorporating best practices... Read more
Topic: Growing Talent for the 21st century
September 6, 2022
Blog Post

We need biodiversity to improve air quality (SDG 15)

What is needed by all living things, can be touched but not felt, and is everywhere but never seen? You guessed it is, it’s air. Plant and land biodiversity is one of the biggest contributors... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Growing Talent for the 21st century
July 25, 2022
Blog Post

We all have a role to play in energy efficiency (SDG 7)

Did you know that renewable energy sources currently provide about 18% of Canada’s total primary energy supply? Water, wind, and biomass are the most common. In fact, Canada is the world’s second largest producer of... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Growing Talent for the 21st century
June 30, 2022
News Release

Canadian post-secondary leaders recognized internationally for excellence

Ottawa, June 30, 2022- Earlier this month, 12 Canadian leaders in post-secondary education were recognized by the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics’ (WFCP) fifth annual Awards of Excellence during a ceremony in Basque Country... Read more
May 12, 2022
News Release

Colleges and institutes to provide scholarships and other supports for Ukrainian students coming to Canada

Ottawa, May 12, 2022 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) announced today that, thanks to the generosity of its members, over 150 scholarships will be available to Ukrainian students coming to Canada to study as... Read more
April 22, 2022
News Release

On Earth Day, CICan thanks members for leadership on climate action

Ottawa, April 22, 2022 – On Earth Day, Colleges and Institutes Canada President Denise Amyot issued the following statement: “With 689 locations across Canada, colleges and institutes make up the largest post-secondary network in the... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals
April 26, 2021
News Release

CICan recognizes excellence and leadership at colleges and institutes

Ottawa, April 26, 2021 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2021 Awards of Excellence which were recognized during the association’s virtual annual conference. The CICan Awards of Excellence recognize best practices from... Read more