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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
Red Deer College President Joel Ward receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award
May 8, 2019

Red Deer College President Joel Ward receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

Red Deer College President and CEO Joel Ward was honoured by his peers of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Presidents’ Leadership Network who named him as the 2019 recipient of its... Read More
CEWIL named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2019
May 7, 2019

CEWIL named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2019

Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) Canada was named as Colleges and Institutes Canada’s (CICan) 2019 Outstanding Partner in recognition of its important... Read More
CICan celebrates excellence and leadership at Canadian colleges and institutes
May 6, 2019

CICan celebrates excellence and leadership at Canadian colleges and institutes

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) celebrated the many achievements of its members and their staff with the 2019 Awards of Excellence. This year’s recipients were announced during the... Read More
Budget 2019 supports lifelong learning, but mostly leaves innovation aside
March 29, 2019

Budget 2019 supports lifelong learning, but mostly leaves innovation aside

From the get-go, Budget 2019 was introduced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau as a “skills budget” and indeed it delivered a wide range of measures aimed at supporting access to education and... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes – For a strong and vibrant Francophonie!
March 20, 2019

Canadian colleges and institutes – For a strong and vibrant Francophonie!

On this International Day of La Francophonie, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) celebrates the exceptional work of its member institutions serving francophone learners. They are strong... Read More
Colleges and institutes eager to deliver on Canada’s skills budget
March 19, 2019

Colleges and institutes eager to deliver on Canada’s skills budget

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to see that the federal budget tabled today by Finance Minister Bill Morneau includes significant new investments in skills training to... Read More
Read the latest issue of Education for Employment Magazine
March 4, 2019

Read the latest issue of Education for Employment Magazine

Read the latest issue of Education for Employment Magazine for a look at training and employment opportunities in the digital technology... Read More