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Government of Canada announces funding to train 4,000 personal support worker interns, support sector
December 4, 2020

Government of Canada announces funding to train 4,000 personal support worker interns, support sector

The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced $23.2 million in funding for CICan to develop and implement an accelerated online program to... Read More
CICan welcomes additional support for skills development and training in the Fall economic update
November 30, 2020

CICan welcomes additional support for skills development and training in the Fall economic update

Colleges and Institutes Canada is pleased to see significant investments in the fall economic update in support of skills development and training for Canadians. This includes $1.3 billion over two... Read More
The role of colleges and institutes in Canada’s resilient recovery
November 30, 2020

The role of colleges and institutes in Canada’s resilient recovery

As the federal government prepares to launch its fall economic update, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has released a new white paper outlining the essential role that colleges, institutes,... Read More
How supporting skills and training can fuel a resilient recovery
November 28, 2020

How supporting skills and training can fuel a resilient recovery

This fall’s speech from the throne made very clear that helping Canadians gain access to training will be critical to Canada’s post-pandemic recovery in the months and years ahead. The government... Read More
Paula Burns becomes CICan’s new Board Chair
October 22, 2020

Paula Burns becomes CICan’s new Board Chair

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to welcome Lethbridge College president and CEO Paula Burns as its new Board... Read More
CICan welcomes Throne-speech promise of historic investment in training
September 23, 2020

CICan welcomes Throne-speech promise of historic investment in training

Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada issued the following statement on the Speech from the Throne to open the second session of the 43rd Parliament of... Read More
CICan marks Global Goals Week with three new initiatives
September 23, 2020

CICan marks Global Goals Week with three new initiatives

As the world celebrates Global Goals Week, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to announce three new initiatives focused on helping Canada make progress towards the United Nations... Read More
CICan issues recommendations to build back better
September 8, 2020

CICan issues recommendations to build back better

As the country looks to build back better in COVID-19 recovery, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has issued eight recommendations to the Standing Committee of Finance as part of its most recent... Read More
CICan welcomes new board members
July 21, 2020

CICan welcomes new board members

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to welcome five new members to its board of directors. The new directors were elected during CICan’s annual general meeting, held virtually on June... Read More
Building Back Better to Ensure Well-being for All
July 7, 2020

Building Back Better to Ensure Well-being for All

Canada’s college and institute community calls for bold commitment to the 2030 Agenda and climate action in COVID-19 economic recovery plans. The following letter was addressed to the Honourable... Read More
Niagara College President Dan Patterson receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award
June 29, 2020

Niagara College President Dan Patterson receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

Niagara College President Dan Patterson was honoured by his peers of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Presidents’ Leadership Network who named him as the 2020 recipient of its... Read More
Mitacs named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2020
June 29, 2020

Mitacs named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2020

Mitacs was named as Colleges and Institutes Canada’s (CICan) 2020 Outstanding Partner in recognition of its important contribution to the post-secondary education sector, providing valuable... Read More