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Colleges and industry team up to boost innovation and create jobs
February 11, 2010

Colleges and industry team up to boost innovation and create jobs

Ottawa, February 11, 2010 — A report released today by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) found that private sector investment in applied and industry-driven research at... Read More
Keep Canada Competitive: Support Colleges, Institutes and Polytechnics
November 17, 2009

Keep Canada Competitive: Support Colleges, Institutes and Polytechnics

Ottawa, November 17, 2009 — “Canada must quickly ramp up its support for colleges, institutes and polytechnics, if we are to keep pace with our international competitors,” says James Knight,... Read More
Project Hero Gains Momentum
November 11, 2009

Project Hero Gains Momentum

Ottawa, November 11, 2009 — On the occasion of the True Patriot Love Dinner held last night in Toronto, James Knight, President of ACCC, announced that 15 colleges and institutes have committed to... Read More
Productivity Freefall: Applied Research and Advanced Skills Needed Now
September 29, 2009

Productivity Freefall: Applied Research and Advanced Skills Needed Now

Ottawa, September 29, 2009 — In its presentation to the House of Commons Finance Committee, ACCC will focus on the steady, five decade decline in Canadian labour productivity, a key determinant of... Read More
Colleges say budget begins to address advanced skills crisis
January 27, 2009

Colleges say budget begins to address advanced skills crisis

Ottawa, January 27, 2009 — The stimulus package in today’s federal budget begins to address a key requirement for Canada’s future productivity and economic growth: more college and institute... Read More
Statement by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges on the announcement of colleges’ infrastructure fund
January 26, 2009

Statement by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges on the announcement of colleges’ infrastructure fund

Ottawa, January 26, 2009 — Statement from James Knight, President and CEO of the Association Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) following the announcement this morning of a new federal college and... Read More