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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
A new Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023 from the federal government
March 29, 2018

A new Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023 from the federal government

CICan welcomes the promising new Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-2023 unveiled yesterday by the federal government. The Plan, presented by Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly in the... Read More
First social impact bond pilot has positive impact on unemployed Canadians
March 14, 2018

First social impact bond pilot has positive impact on unemployed Canadians

The first national social finance project of its kind in Canada has completed its final round of essential skills training with important results for Canadians. All in all, 88% of the unemployed... Read More
CICan and Scotiabank launch new international internship
March 1, 2018

CICan and Scotiabank launch new international internship

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to partner with Scotiabank to empower the next generation of Canadians with the skills, experience, and tools they need to become successful global... Read More
Budget 2018 empowers colleges and institutes to fuel Canadian innovation and inclusive growth
February 27, 2018

Budget 2018 empowers colleges and institutes to fuel Canadian innovation and inclusive growth

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is excited to see new funding in Budget 2018 for research and innovation, including for the critically important College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program.... Read More