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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
November 29, 2023
News Release

Four Bursaries Awarded in National Campus Sustainability Challenge

Ottawa, November 29, 2023 – Four student climate leaders, each from a different college or institute, will be further empowered with a new bursary through the latest edition of the ImpAct-Climate Challenge. The challenge, delivered... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals
June 20, 2023
News Release

CICan proudly presents the 2023 winners of its Art Showcase competition

Ottawa, June 20, 2023 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is delighted to announce the winners of its highly anticipated 2022 Art Showcase competition which recognizes the outstanding artistic talents of students from Canada’s colleges... Read more
Topic: Boosting Innovation | Growing Talent for the 21st century
June 19, 2023
Blog Post

There is no sustainability without equity (SDG 10)

June is a unique month dedicated to celebrating diversity and promoting true inclusivity. It marks the convergence of two periods of recognition: Pride Month and National Indigenous Peoples Month. Both are celebratory but draw... Read more
Topic: Accelerating Reconciliation
April 24, 2023
News Release

CICan Announces its 2023 Awards of Excellence Recipients

Montreal, April 24, 2023 - Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) today announced the recipients of its 2023 Awards of Excellence, which recognize best practices and individual achievements from colleges and institutes across the country. Every... Read more
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 26, 2022
News Release

CICan recognizes excellence and leadership at colleges and institutes

Halifax, April 26, 2022 – Colleges and institutes Canada, today, announced the recipients of its 2022 Awards of Excellence. The CICan Awards of Excellence recognize best practices from institutions across the country, as well as individual leadership... 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
February 7, 2022
Blog Post

International development must be sustainable

International Development Week (IDW) shines a spotlight on the important contributions that Canadians are making around the world. Now in its 32nd year, the theme #GoForTheGoals is a call to action for CICan, for our... Read more
Topic: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals | Deepening Global Engagement