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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
Leaders from across the country come together to discuss Training and the Labour Market – Always Evolving!
March 1, 2019

Leaders from across the country come together to discuss Training and the Labour Market – Always Evolving!

Over 160 delegates from Canadian colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics met over the past two days for Training and the Labour Market – Always Evolving!  Organized jointly by Colleges and... Read More
CICan welcomes the launch of the Future Skills Centre and Council
February 14, 2019

CICan welcomes the launch of the Future Skills Centre and Council

In this age of rapid change and disruption, taking the time to reflect on the future of skills has perhaps never been more important. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is therefore very pleased... Read More
Polytechnics and colleges, natural allies to businesses, deserve more access to government funding
February 1, 2019

Polytechnics and colleges, natural allies to businesses, deserve more access to government funding

Canada is at an innovation crossroads. Productivity measures have long lagged behind our international counterparts and, as a country of small businesses, our firms often lack the internal resources... Read More
CIIP signs new four-year agreement with IRCC for continued pre-arrival services
January 22, 2019

CIIP signs new four-year agreement with IRCC for continued pre-arrival services

CICan’s Canadian Immigrant Integration Program (CIIP) was selected to be among 16 service providers to offer future Canadians services as part of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship... Read More