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College presidents meet with MPs on the Hill
November 29, 2010

College presidents meet with MPs on the Hill

November 29, 2010 — Today, 78 presidents of colleges, institutes and polytechnics are in Ottawa meeting with MPs and Cabinet ministers to press for a national dialogue on Canada’s looming... Read More
Accelerating Innovation through Colleges and Institutes
November 26, 2010

Accelerating Innovation through Colleges and Institutes

November 26, 2010 — ACCC released its 2010 showcase of college applied research and innovation projects today. Accelerating Innovation, Colleges, Institutes and Polytechnics: Applied Research for... Read More
Canada taking the lead globally in advanced skills education
November 15, 2010

Canada taking the lead globally in advanced skills education

November 15, 2010 — James Knight, President and CEO of ACCC, was elected chair of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) in Birmingham... Read More
People without Jobs, Jobs without People
November 1, 2010

People without Jobs, Jobs without People

Ottawa, November 1, 2010 — Canada needs a plan now to tackle the shrinking workforce and the heightened skill levels required by employers. This is ACCC’s message to the House of Commons Finance... Read More
Forging Partnerships with the Strongest Economy in the Americas, Brazil
October 8, 2010

Forging Partnerships with the Strongest Economy in the Americas, Brazil

Ottawa, October 8, 2010 — Fifty-five representatives from 33 colleges and institutes from across Canada are participating this week in a mission to collaborate with counterparts in the fastest... Read More
Aurora College to host National Conference
October 6, 2010

Aurora College to host National Conference

FORT SMITH – October 6, 2010 – From October 17 to 19, 2010 Aurora College will host the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) Symposium on Serving Aboriginal Learners in Rural and... Read More
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