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On Earth Day, CICan thanks members for leadership on climate action
April 22, 2022

On Earth Day, CICan thanks members for leadership on climate action

Whether committing to achieve net-zero campuses by 2050, helping learners develop skills to work in the green economy, or exploring innovative solutions to challenges posed by our changing climate... Read More
Colleges and institutes react to Budget 2022
April 7, 2022

Colleges and institutes react to Budget 2022

Although it includes few measures specifically for the post-secondary sector, Budget 2022 does align with college and institute priorities, especially on the environment, innovation, addressing... Read More
CICan’s statement on Ukraine
March 4, 2022

CICan’s statement on Ukraine

As new details emerge on Canada’s commitment to introduce new immigration streams for Ukrainians who want to come to Canada, either temporarily or permanently, I take this opportunity to amplify... Read More
Supporting immigrants and international students key to Canada’s economic future
February 11, 2022

Supporting immigrants and international students key to Canada’s economic future

Canada needs more immigrants. After nearly two years of pandemic completely upending the labour market, it has become clear that we need to draw in more international talent. With this comes a... Read More
CICan marks International Development Week
February 7, 2022

CICan marks International Development Week

This 32nd International Development Week (IDW), shines a spotlight on the important contributions that Canadians are making around the world. This year’s theme #GoForTheGoals resonates strongly... Read More
Reflecting on 50 years of growth and the path ahead
January 24, 2022

Reflecting on 50 years of growth and the path ahead

Fifty years ago, colleges and institutes from across Canada decided to join forces and give themselves the means to speak with one voice at the national level. Though anchored in their communities,... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada Encourages Members to Sign the SDG Accord
January 20, 2022

Colleges and Institutes Canada Encourages Members to Sign the SDG Accord

As part of its ongoing commitment to promote the United Nation’s Social Development Goals (SDGs), Colleges and institutes Canada (CICan) is encouraging all its members to sign the SDG Accord. It is... Read More
Colleges and institutes Canada celebrates 50 years!
January 12, 2022

Colleges and institutes Canada celebrates 50 years!

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is excited to mark its 50th anniversary this year! Celebrations officially launched this week, with activities planned for the rest of year to reflect on the... Read More
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
International experience wanted: studies abroad are good for Canada
November 30, 2021

International experience wanted: studies abroad are good for Canada

As travel restrictions lift, it’s time to reignite and boost plans for studies abroad. Canada needs the world-view of graduates who have experienced life beyond our borders. We’re not alone in... 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