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CICan welcomes the launch of the Future Skills Centre and Council
February 14, 2019

CICan welcomes the launch of the Future Skills Centre and Council

In this age of rapid change and disruption, taking the time to reflect on the future of skills has perhaps never been more important. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is therefore very pleased... Read More
Polytechnics and colleges, natural allies to businesses, deserve more access to government funding
February 1, 2019

Polytechnics and colleges, natural allies to businesses, deserve more access to government funding

Canada is at an innovation crossroads. Productivity measures have long lagged behind our international counterparts and, as a country of small businesses, our firms often lack the internal resources... Read More
CIIP signs new four-year agreement with IRCC for continued pre-arrival services
January 22, 2019

CIIP signs new four-year agreement with IRCC for continued pre-arrival services

CICan’s Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP) was selected to be among 16 service providers to offer future Canadians services as part of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship... Read More
The new applied research trailblazers
December 6, 2018

The new applied research trailblazers

This fall, Colleges and institutes Canada (CICan) hosted its latest Applied research symposium in Ottawa, which was a wonderful opportunity to hear from experts and leaders in research from across... Read More
D2L Releases Whitepaper on the Future of Work and Learning
November 6, 2018

D2L Releases Whitepaper on the Future of Work and Learning

D2L, the global learning technology leader, together with Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan), today released its new whitepaper, “The Future of Work & Learning in the Age of the 4th... Read More
The Government of Canada invests in local innovation
November 5, 2018

The Government of Canada invests in local innovation

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced investments to support 94 forward-thinking partnerships to address challenges that affect all Canadians, locally and... Read More
New initiative to showcase Canadian colleges and institutes role in innovation
November 5, 2018

New initiative to showcase Canadian colleges and institutes role in innovation

RESEARCH MONEY (R$), Canada’s leading newsletter on science, technology and innovation policy and investment, in partnership with Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), has launched a new... Read More
CICan supports proposed Promotion of Essential Skills Week
October 24, 2018

CICan supports proposed Promotion of Essential Skills Week

Ensuring all Canadians have the skills they need to succeed is at the heart of the college and institute mandate, which is why Colleges and institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to support... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes to help improve youth training and employability in Mexico & Colombia
October 18, 2018

Canadian colleges and institutes to help improve youth training and employability in Mexico & Colombia

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to announce that nine new Canadian institutions are now engaged in CICan’s Pacific Alliance EFE Programin Mexico and Colombia. The selected... Read More
The WFCP Recognizes Excellence in Professional and Technical Education and Training
October 11, 2018

The WFCP Recognizes Excellence in Professional and Technical Education and Training

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) presented its third Awards of Excellence, recognizing leaders in the field of professional and technical education and training.... Read More
Investing in skills and innovation is key to inclusive economic growth
September 5, 2018

Investing in skills and innovation is key to inclusive economic growth

With federal budget consultations underway, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has issued six recommendations aimed at supporting inclusive economic growth and competitiveness by investing in... Read More
Training will be key to the success of the emerging Cannabis industry
August 21, 2018

Training will be key to the success of the emerging Cannabis industry

It’s official. On October 17, Canada will become just the second country in the world to fully legalize the recreational use and possession of cannabis. As provinces and territories hurry to tackle... Read More