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ACCC Recommends National Dialogue on Advanced Skills Crisis
September 1, 2010

ACCC Recommends National Dialogue on Advanced Skills Crisis

Ottawa, September 1, 2010 — In its brief to the House of Commons Finance Committee, ACCC recommends the launch of a national dialogue toward an action plan to mitigate the imminent demographic... Read More
Colleges Applaud New Program that Supports Applied Research and Innovation
July 26, 2010

Colleges Applaud New Program that Supports Applied Research and Innovation

Ottawa, July 26, 2010 — Today’s announcement by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, supports the key role of colleges, institutes and polytechnics in... Read More
Five national education associations establish Canadian Consortium for International Education Marketing
June 29, 2010

Five national education associations establish Canadian Consortium for International Education Marketing

Ottawa, June 29, 2010 – As a signal of their commitment to attracting the best and brightest students to Canada, the presidents of five key national education associations signed a Memorandum of... Read More
ACCC Applauds Government Support of Ontario College Research
April 19, 2010

ACCC Applauds Government Support of Ontario College Research

Ottawa, April 19, 2010 — The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology of up... Read More
Budget Increases Support for Applied and Industry-Driven Research at Colleges, Institutes and Polytechnics
March 4, 2010

Budget Increases Support for Applied and Industry-Driven Research at Colleges, Institutes and Polytechnics

Ottawa, March 4, 2010 — Today’s federal budget acknowledges and supports the key role of colleges in supplying the advanced skills and applied research that underpin economic growth and... Read More
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