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Canadians value life-long learning as the answer to disruption
November 13, 2019

Canadians value life-long learning as the answer to disruption

With the labour market changing faster than ever to keep up with disruptive technologies, a new report commissioned by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), and launched today in Ottawa, shows that... Read More
CICan congratulates all new and returning MPs
October 22, 2019

CICan congratulates all new and returning MPs

Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada issued the following statement on the election of a new federal... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes support education for employment in Tunisia
October 2, 2019

Canadian colleges and institutes support education for employment in Tunisia

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) announced the official launch of its new Education for Employment (EFE) Program – Al-Najah Tunisia last Friday in Tunis. The program will support higher... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada invites candidates to see their local campuses in action
September 18, 2019

Colleges and Institutes Canada invites candidates to see their local campuses in action

Today, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) launched their outreach campaign calling on federal candidates to visit and get to know their local college, institute or polytechnic... Read More
Investments in skills and innovation needed to respond to climate change
September 6, 2019

Investments in skills and innovation needed to respond to climate change

With federal budget consultations underway, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has issued seven recommendations aimed at supporting economic growth, competitiveness and the fight against climate... Read More
CICan to help 230 young Canadians join the green economy
August 26, 2019

CICan to help 230 young Canadians join the green economy

CICan is proud to announce the renewal of two programs funded under Canada’s modernized Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. This will allow an additional 230 young Canadians to get a strong start... Read More
CICan to support student mobility as part of Canada’s new International Education Strategy
August 22, 2019

CICan to support student mobility as part of Canada’s new International Education Strategy

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes the launch of Canada’s new International Education Strategy and looks forward to working with the federal government and other stakeholders to... Read More
CICan to support innovation in Kenya’s TVET sector
June 21, 2019

CICan to support innovation in Kenya’s TVET sector

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) will continue to support innovation in Kenya’s Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) sector thanks to a brand-new joint initiative. It will... Read More
CICan welcomes new board members
June 13, 2019

CICan welcomes new board members

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors. The new directors were elected during CICan’s annual general meeting, held on June... Read More
Open Letter to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour
June 5, 2019

Open Letter to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

With 95% of all Canadians and 86% of Indigenous peoples living within 50 kilometres of a location of a college, institute, cegep or polytechnic, these institutions are uniquely positioned to support... Read More
CICan celebrates student creativity with its 2019 Art Showcase
May 14, 2019

CICan celebrates student creativity with its 2019 Art Showcase

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2019 Art Showcase... Read More
New CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program to support rural students
May 8, 2019

New CICan Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Program to support rural students

Thanks to a generous donation of $1 million from Paul and Gerri Charette, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) will offer a brand-new bursary program for students attending CICan member colleges... Read More