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Perspectives, November 22
November 22, 2021

Opportunities and access unlock potential

The long-anticipated Global Skills Opportunity is officially here, and it’s making international learning experiences more accessible to Canadian post-secondary students! In numbers: Over four... Read More

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Perspectives, November 8
November 8, 2021

There is no future without net-zero

A new report from a Berlin-based think tank ranks Canada’s per-capita carbon emissions among the highest in the world. This is not the record we want to be setting. We need to get serious about... Read More
Perspectives, October 25
October 25, 2021

Protecting the promise of immigration

A stark reality for a country so heavily reliant on immigration: In 2020, Canada welcomed just under 185,000 immigrants. That’s down almost half from 2019 and is the lowest in any year since 1998!... Read More
Perspectives, October 12
October 12, 2021

Throw away that old TV Guide; we have a show for you!

Perspectives LIVE is back for a second season, starting October 20. We’re ready to tackle the biggest questions of the year, to take a look at how our world has changed, and to consider what the... Read More
Perspectives, September 27
September 27, 2021

Innovation 101: the headline

The latest data is in and it points to growth in all directions: more projects, more partnerships, more solutions, more students, and more dollars. The success reported paints a picture of what... Read More
Perspectives, September 13
September 13, 2021

Global challenges need collective action

Next week is Global Goals Week! It’s a time to think about how each one of us can mobilize our communities, demand urgent response to our common global challenges, and make lasting change. But the... Read More
Perspectives, August 30
August 30, 2021

Why do federal elections matter to post-secondary?

Parliament has been dissolved and Canadians will head to the polls on September 20. But what does it all mean? The federal government having familiarity with college and institute priorities is... Read More
Perspectives, July 26
July 26, 2021

Beyond good intentions to action

Did you know that McKinsey & Company’s widely-cited 2015 Diversity Matters report found that companies with greater gender or racial and ethnic diversity among employees were more likely to... Read More
Perspectives, June 21
June 21, 2021

Education that reflects the learners

Astronomically speaking, the summer solstice marks the day of the year that the North Pole is tilted closest to the Sun on Earth’s axis. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the longest day of the... Read More
Perspectives, June 7
June 7, 2021

215 Indigenous children

Last week’s discovery of the undocumented remains of 215 Indigenous children at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia is a painful reminder of the policy of... Read More
Perspectives, May 25
May 25, 2021

On the other side of bold

A new Growth Untapped report from the Brookfield Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlights how supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds is not only ethically important, it is... Read More
Perspectives, May 10
May 10, 2021

Who, what, when, where, why, and how?

We just wrapped up our biggest-ever experiment in virtual learning, and despite a few minor technical glitches, we hope you’ll agree it was a success! Our Connection Conference promised an... Read More
Perspectives, April 26
April 26, 2021

An investment in skills, training and innovation

Budget 2021 is finally here, and given November’s Speech from the Throne promised “the largest investment in Canadian history in training for workers,” expectations were certainly high across... Read More