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New measures to support students affected by COVID-19
April 22, 2020

New measures to support students affected by COVID-19

Many Canadians are facing unprecedented financial challenges because of COVID-19 and students are no exception. Not only have their studies been disrupted, but many have lost part-time jobs and are... Read More
Realizing Canada’s vision for a greener future
March 6, 2020

Realizing Canada’s vision for a greener future

Canada needs to act now if we have any hope of enjoying a sustainable future with an innovative green economy that values environmental stewardship. For educators, that means ensuring green campuses... Read More
CICan and Mitacs partner to drive innovation with 1,000 research internships for college and institute students across Canada
February 27, 2020

CICan and Mitacs partner to drive innovation with 1,000 research internships for college and institute students across Canada

New agreement pledges work-integrated learning research opportunities with industry and post-secondary education partners across... Read More
Open Letter to the Minister of Finance
February 26, 2020

Open Letter to the Minister of Finance

The following letter was addressed to the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance Dear Minister Morneau: As the collective voices of colleges, polytechnics, cégeps and institutes of technology... Read More
Colleges and institutes help Canada reach the Sustainable Development Goals
February 25, 2020

Colleges and institutes help Canada reach the Sustainable Development Goals

Recognizing that education is one of the most critical components of sustainable development, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) inaugurated its new ImpAct initiative today, to help Canada make... Read More
CICan joins the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works initiative in Kenya
February 21, 2020

CICan joins the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works initiative in Kenya

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has announced a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works initiative in Kenya. By working closely with Kenyan partners and... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes to support women’s training and empowerment in Senegal
February 18, 2020

Canadian colleges and institutes to support women’s training and empowerment in Senegal

As announced during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Senegal last week, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) will play a key role in implementing the initiative, Mille femmes: Je suis... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes to support the green economy in the Caribbean
February 11, 2020

Canadian colleges and institutes to support the green economy in the Caribbean

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) celebrated the official launch of the new Skills to Access the Green Economy (SAGE) program today in St. Lucia. SAGE will support demand-driven technical and... Read More
Why Canada leads the world in delivering a skilled workforce
January 27, 2020

Why Canada leads the world in delivering a skilled workforce

Year after year, Canada figures among the top-ranked countries when comparing post-secondary attainment rates. In 2018, 62 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds in Canada held a post-secondary title or... Read More
More support needed to help Canadians reskill at post-secondary institutions
January 21, 2020

More support needed to help Canadians reskill at post-secondary institutions

A new survey shows Canadians trust post-secondary institutions will prepare them for future jobs, but more support is needed to remove obstacles.... Read More
New project gives Canadians facing barriers access to pre-apprenticeship training adapted for their success
December 11, 2019

New project gives Canadians facing barriers access to pre-apprenticeship training adapted for their success

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) in partnership with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) is launching a two and a half year project funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Skilled... Read More
CICan reacts to the Speech from the Throne
December 6, 2019

CICan reacts to the 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 43rd Parliament of... Read More