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Sustaining Economic Growth and Prosperity: Skills Development and Innovation

PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATIONS – 2015 FEDERAL BUDGET

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS

AUGUST 2014
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Colleges and Institutes Canada recommendations focus on maximizing opportunities for skills development and labour market participation for all Canadians. Integration of youth, vulnerable groups, and immigrants into the labour market through colleges and institutes is essential for addressing skills gaps.


Community Economic and Social Development

ACCC’s Response to Industry Canada’s Consultation on Improving Canada’s Digital Advantage

Colleges, Institutes and Communities: Advanced Skills for the Health Sector
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

Post-Secondary Transfers
Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Rural Sustainability
Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Colleges, Institutes and Communities: Partners in Poverty Alleviation
Submission to the House of Commons Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Canada’s Colleges and Institutes: Fostering Linguistic Duality
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages

Colleges, Institutes and Communities – Alleviating Rural Poverty
Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Hearings on Rural Poverty in Canada

Colleges and Institutes Canada’s Investment for Community Economic & Social Development

Federal Budget

Response of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2014

Response of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2013

Driving Canada’s Long-Term Prosperity: Advanced Skills & Incremental Innovation
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2012

ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-470

Canada’s Demographic and Advanced Skills Crisis: People without Jobs, Jobs without People
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2011

Employers’ Coalition for Advanced Skills
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2011

Accelerating Innovation, Competitiveness and Prosperity
Proposal for the 2010-2011 Federal Budget submitted to Finance Minister James Flaherty

Colleges and Institutes: Advanced Skills and Applied Research
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2009

Employers’ Coalition for Advanced Skills
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2009

Economic Stimulus through Investment in Advanced Skills
Submission to the Standing Committee on National Finance of the Senate of Canada (April 2009)

Economic Stimulus through Investment in Advanced Skills
Addendum to Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations (January 2009)

Canada’s Crisis in Advanced Skills
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2008

2008/2009 Federal Budget: Points of Interest for Colleges and Institutes

Investing for Economic Prosperity
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance 2007

Time For Action
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2006

Canada’s Colleges and Institutes Call for a Pan Canadian Workforce Development Agenda
Colleges and Institutes’ Federal Budget Priorities 2006-2007 ACCC
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2005

ACCC Response to the 2005 Federal Budget

Colleges and Institutes’ Federal Budget Priorities 2005-2006
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations

Colleges and Institutes’ Federal Budget Priorities 2004-2005
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations 2003

Research, Commercialization, and Technology/Knowledge Transfer

Final Consultation Report submitted to SSHRC – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Consultation on the Transformation from a Granting Council to a Knowledge Council

Closing the Gap: Innovation and Applied Research

Science and Technology

Submission to the Government of Canada’s Science and Technology Consultation – February 7, 2014

Canada’s Future in Science and Technology – Making it Work
ACCC Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Canada’s Innovation Strategy

How Canadian Colleges and Institutes are Responding to Canada’s Innovation Strategy

Programs and Sevices for Immigrants

Discussion Paper – Centres of Expertise in Immigrant Integration: An Expanded Role for Colleges and Institues in Immigrant Integration – April 2007

Valuing the Knowledge, Skills and Experience of Canada’s Immigrants
Brief presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration as part of the Consultations on the Recognition of the International Experience and Credentials of Immigrants

Telecommunications

ACCC Submission to the Telecommunications Policy Review Panel

Workplace Skill Development

Appearance before the Standing Committee on HRD and the Status of Persons with Disabilities – March 2007

Copyright Issues

Addendum Submission on Bill C-11, the Copyright Modernization Act (76.77 kB)

Brief Submitted to the House of Commons Legislative Committee on Bill C-32: The Copyright Modernization Act

Letter from Education Coalition Members to the Minister of Industry and the Minister of Canadian Heritage – September 11, 2009

Freedom to Teach and Learn: Educating the Creators and Users of Tomorrow
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in response to “Supporting Culture and Innovation: Report on the Provisions and Operation of the Copyright Act“.

Discussion Paper on Digital Copyright Issues
Prepared by The Copyright Forum