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Bird Construction, CICan launch new bursary for Indigenous students with support of Paul and Gerri Charette
December 2, 2021

Bird Construction, CICan launch new bursary for Indigenous students with support of Paul and Gerri Charette

Bird Construction Inc. (“Bird”) and Colleges and Institutes Canada (“CICan”), in partnership with Paul  and Gerri Charette, are pleased to announce the establishment of the Bird Construction... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada reacts to Speech from the Throne
November 24, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada reacts to Speech from the Throne

Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada issued the following statement on the Speech from the Throne to open the first session of the 44th Parliament of... Read More
National mobility program makes international learning experiences more accessible to Canadian post-secondary students.
November 3, 2021

National mobility program makes international learning experiences more accessible to Canadian post-secondary students.

Thousands of Canadian post-secondary students will soon have access to life-changing international study and work opportunities through the new Global Skills Opportunity program. Officially launched... Read More
Colleges and institutes commit to achieving net-zero emission campuses
November 1, 2021

Colleges and institutes commit to achieving net-zero emission campuses

As international talks are underway at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), Canada’s public colleges, CEGEPs, polytechnics and institutes are pledging to do their part to... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada welcomes new cabinet
October 26, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada welcomes new cabinet

Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada issued the following statement on the new federal... Read More
CICan announces 2021 Art Showcase winners
October 21, 2021

CICan announces 2021 Art Showcase winners

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2021 Art Showcase competition. This annual contest is open to students from colleges and institutes across the... Read More
Colleges and institutes support immigrant integration for Canadian prosperity
October 19, 2021

Colleges and institutes support immigrant integration for Canadian prosperity

A new report by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) outlines how members help Canada achieve its ambitious immigration targets, while supporting the integration of immigrants and international... Read More
Research activity on the rise at Canada’s colleges and institutes
September 27, 2021

Research activity on the rise at Canada’s colleges and institutes

Research activity continues to grow at colleges and institutes across Canada who are increasingly recognized for their essential contribution to the country’s innovation ecosystem, by both... Read More
CICan marks Global Goals Week with new SDG report
September 23, 2021

CICan marks Global Goals Week with new SDG report

As the world marks Global Goals Week, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to reaffirm its commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals... Read More
CICan congratulates all new and returning MPs
September 21, 2021

CICan congratulates all new and returning MPs

Denise Amyot, President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada issued the following statement on Canada’s  44th federal... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada shares its expertise on competency-based education and training
September 9, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada shares its expertise on competency-based education and training

Competency-based education and training is at the heart of the Canadian system of colleges and institutes, and one of its greatest strengths. Over the last 40-years, these institutions have refined... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada to lead the development of a national occupational standard for personal care providers
September 1, 2021

Colleges and Institutes Canada to lead the development of a national occupational standard for personal care providers

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the crucial role front-line health-care workers play in caring for Canadians. At the same time, it has exacerbated and exposed several challenges in the personal... Read More