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New digital skills internships connect talent and employers
August 3, 2018

New digital skills internships connect talent and employers

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) will help Canadian youth acquire the skills and experience they need to succeed in the digital economy thanks to the brand new Digital Tech Internship... Read More
Putting science to work to boost innovation and skills training
July 25, 2018

Putting science to work to boost innovation and skills training

More than $10 million awarded to 11 Canadian colleges and polytechnics for new research... Read More
Denise Amyot accepts second mandate at the head of CICan
June 27, 2018

Denise Amyot accepts second mandate at the head of CICan

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is very pleased to announce that current President and CEO Denise Amyot has accepted a second five-year mandate at the head of the national association. Ms.... Read More
CICan welcomes new Board members and Chair
June 21, 2018

CICan welcomes new Board members and Chair

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors, as well as a new Chair. Dr. Michel Tarko, President and CEO of the Justice Institute of... Read More
CICan launches two new partnerships in Chile to improve training and employability for young people
June 11, 2018

CICan launches two new partnerships in Chile to improve training and employability for young people

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) recently announced the launch of two new institutional alliances in Chile as part of the Sustainable Development and Skills for Employment in the Extractive... Read More
New partnership with Canada will improve training and employability for young people in the extractive sector of Arequipa, Peru
May 30, 2018

New partnership with Canada will improve training and employability for young people in the extractive sector of Arequipa, Peru

A press conference organized by the Regional Ministry of Education in Arequipa, in collaboration with the Canadian Cooperation, marked the local launch of the institutional alliances for the... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes to support the Caribbean green economy
May 24, 2018

Canadian colleges and institutes to support the Caribbean green economy

Canadian colleges and institutes will help support the green economy and address climate change in the Caribbean region. Initiated by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), the Skills to Access the... Read More
Five students awarded in CICan’s 2018 Art Showcase
May 7, 2018

Five students awarded in CICan’s 2018 Art Showcase

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2018 Art Showcase... Read More
NBCC President Marilyn Luscombe Receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award
May 2, 2018

NBCC President Marilyn Luscombe Receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) President and CEO Marilyn Luscombewas bestowed the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)Distinguished Service Award by her peers of the Presidents’... Read More
Colleges and Institutes Canada Names its 2018 Outstanding Partner
May 1, 2018

Colleges and Institutes Canada Names its 2018 Outstanding Partner

Namir Anani, President and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) was named this year’s outstanding partner by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), recognizing his... Read More
CICan recognizes excellence and leadership at Canadian colleges and institutes
April 30, 2018

CICan recognizes excellence and leadership at Canadian colleges and institutes

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2018 Awards of Excellence which were recognized during the association’s annual conference in Victoria,... Read More
New internship opportunities for Canadian students will lead to skills development, jobs
April 29, 2018

New internship opportunities for Canadian students will lead to skills development, jobs

When Canada’s college and polytechnic students have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on work environment, they build the real-world skills and connections they need for the good middle-class... Read More