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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
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