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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
Support collaboration to give Canadian innovation a boost
November 22, 2019

Support collaboration to give Canadian innovation a boost

In our country of small businesses, where over 99% of companies are considered small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), collaboration is often the key to growth and innovation. It’s what spurs... Read More
Colleges and institutes play a critical role in Canadian innovation according to latest Applied Research Survey
November 20, 2019

Colleges and institutes play a critical role in Canadian innovation according to latest Applied Research Survey

As we mark global entrepreneurship week to celebrate and recognize Canadian ingenuity, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to release its latest survey of research activity at... Read More
Canadians value life-long learning as the answer to disruption
November 13, 2019

Canadians value life-long learning as the answer to disruption

With the labour market changing faster than ever to keep up with disruptive technologies, a new report commissioned by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), and launched today in Ottawa, shows that... Read More