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Perspectives, September 16
September 16, 2019

Federal Election Watch 2019

Last Wednesday, in a long-awaited step, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Governor General Julie Payette at Rideau Hall to formally request the dissolution of Parliament and officially kick off a... Read More

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Perspectives, September 3
September 3, 2019

Shaping Canada’s media

Today’s media landscape is undergoing tremendous change that presents both unique challenges and opportunities. Now more than ever, we see media outlets, organizations, and individuals embracing... Read More
Perspectives, August 12
August 12, 2019

Transportation innovation: from autonomous vehicle retrofits to drone piloting

According to Transport Canada, transportation is the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, or a quarter of Canada’s total GHG emissions. Confronted with these figures,... Read More
Perspectives, July 15
July 15, 2019

Growth for Canada’s Tourism Sector

For many in Canada and around the world, the summer months are a time to take advantage of longer, warmer days and an opportunity to visit new places and experience new cultures. Did you know that... Read More
Perspectives, June 10
June 10, 2019

Building public safety in communities across the country

Public safety professionals, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, and paramedics, are a vital part of strong communities, protecting individuals and property, responding to emergency... Read More
Perspectives, May 27
May 27, 2019

Marine innovation from coast to coast! 

Measuring more than 200,000 km, Canada’s coastline is the longest of any country in the world and plays an important role in our economy and identity. Just last month, the Government of... Read More
Perspectives, May 13
May 13, 2019

Inclusion: Colleges and institutes come together at CICan’s 2019 Conference!

Last week, leaders and educators from across the country gathered in Niagara Falls, ON for three days of panels, workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities during CICan’s Annual... Read More
Perspectives, April 23
April 23, 2019

Colleges and institutes: leaders in managing the world’s freshwater supply

For many Canadians, freshwater is an omnipresent resource. According to the Government of Canada, Canada contains about 20% of the world’s total freshwater resources, 7% of which are considered... Read More
Perspectives, April 8
April 8, 2019

Innovation north of 60°

Canadian media turned its spotlight on the country’s arctic last week as Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) released Canada’s Changing Climate Report (CCCR) indicating that we are... Read More
Perspectives, March 25
March 25, 2019

A closer look at Budget 2019 and what it means for colleges and institutes

Last week Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government’s final budget before the next federal election. With “Investing in the Middle Class,” the Government of Canada is... Read More
Perspectives, March 11
March 11, 2019

Training exceptional Canadians in animation, filmmaking, and digital design

Canadian talent took centre stage last month at the 91st Academy Awards as Sheridan College graduate Domee Shi took home the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for her film Bao, telling the story of... Read More
Perspectives, February 25
February 25, 2019

Future Skills: Preparing Canadians for the changing nature of work

In this age of rapid change and disruption, taking the time to reflect on the future of skills has perhaps never been more important. With this in mind, CICan happily joined in the recent celebration... Read More
Perspectives, February 11
February 11, 2019

Post-secondary leadership for an ever-changing world

As delegates gathered last month in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, many conversations focused on employment, leadership, and learning through political and... Read More