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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
The New ‘When And How’ Of Learning
February 23, 2018

The New ‘When And How’ Of Learning

Faced with such rapid and profound disruptions, the time has come to rethink how and when we learn and acquire new skills to prepare ourselves for an ever-changing workplace. We urgently need to... Read More
Budget 2018: Support for applied research is needed to meet the government’s skills and innovation goals
February 22, 2018

Budget 2018: Support for applied research is needed to meet the government’s skills and innovation goals

Having launched several initiatives over the last year that clearly place skills and innovation at the forefront of the federal government’s agenda, the time has come for Ottawa to provide... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes to play a key role in the innovation superclusters
February 15, 2018

Canadian colleges and institutes to play a key role in the innovation superclusters

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to see many of its members from across the country involved in the innovation superclusters announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains,... Read More
Applied research: time to move beyond pilot projects
November 22, 2017

Applied research: time to move beyond pilot projects

When Ottawa-based entrepreneur Ke Wang had the brilliant idea of using his smartphone to control certain tasks on his power wheelchair, and therefore regain some of his autonomy, he knew he needed... Read More
CICan welcomes the creation of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee
November 1, 2017

CICan welcomes the creation of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee

Colleges and institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes the creation of the new Canada Research Coordinating Committee (CRCC) that will support the growth of research and innovation on campuses across the... Read More
Canadian colleges and institutes support education for employment in Kenya
October 25, 2017

Canadian colleges and institutes support education for employment in Kenya

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is pleased to announce that 17 member institutions have begun working on the new Kenya Education for Employment Program (KEFEP). The selected institutions will... Read More
CICan launches new Career-Launcher Internship program
September 28, 2017

CICan launches new Career-Launcher Internship program

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is proud to announce the launch of its Career-Launcher Internship program that connects employers with skilled post-secondary graduates by providing up to... Read More
Colleges and institutes welcome new Chief Science Advisor
September 27, 2017

Colleges and institutes welcome new Chief Science Advisor

Canada’s colleges and institutes welcome the nomination of Dr. Mona Nemer to the position of Chief Science Advisor and look forward to working with her to support research and innovation across... Read More
CICan becomes CAIE’s 37th Associate Member
September 1, 2017

CICan becomes CAIE’s 37th Associate Member

The Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE)’s Collaboration Agreement continues to attract the support of new partners. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), an association... Read More
CICan welcomes launch of new Student Work-Integrated Learning Program
August 29, 2017

CICan welcomes launch of new Student Work-Integrated Learning Program

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), Monday, welcomed the launch of the new federal Student Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP), which will help ensure that Canadian college and institute... Read More
CICan issues recommendations for Budget 2018
August 14, 2017

CICan issues recommendations for Budget 2018

Welcoming the opportunity to help shape the federal government’s priorities for the coming year, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), has issued its recommendations for Budget 2018 to the House... Read More