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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

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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
Perspectives, January 28
January 28, 2019

Join Canada’s mental health conversation

This Wednesday, January 30th is Bell Let’s Talk Day – a national day to engage in conversation about Canada’s mental health. Since 2010, Bell Let’s Talk has been promoting awareness and... Read More
Perspectives, January 14
January 14, 2019

10 Things to watch in 2019

2019 is here and we are looking forward to an exciting year ahead! In no particular order, here are the top 10 things to watch in the coming year: Mental health According to recent statistics, one... Read More
Perspectives, December 10
December 10, 2018

2018, A Year in Review

Around the world, a lot happened in 2018! From cannabis to clean energy, here’s a quick look at five of the hottest topics in Canada this past year and what they meant for our members. Cannabis... Read More
Perspectives, November 26
November 26, 2018

Student mobility: developing global skills

Recently, in conversations as wide-ranging as trade, climate change, and human rights, globalization has been top of mind for key decision-makers. The World Economic Forum (WEF) is poised to tackle... Read More
Perspectives, November 12
November 12, 2018

Accelerating Innovation through Applied Research

Last week, CICan had the pleasure of welcoming over 300 college and institute leaders, students, community and industry partners, and government representatives from across the country to two... Read More
Perspectives, October 29
October 29, 2018

Working towards reconciliation

CICan’s  10thNational Indigenous Education Symposium took place earlier this month in Wendake, QC, highlighting the role of colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics in working towards... Read More
Perspectives, October 15
October 15, 2018

Work-integrated learning: a mutually beneficial experience

From October 14-20, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is celebrating Small Business Week 2018 with a series of events across the country to highlight Canada’s strength in... Read More
Perspectives, October 1
October 1, 2018

Reskilling and upskilling for the changing nature of work

Had we thought ten years ago that it might be possible to have a pizza delivered to our home by drone, we may have laughed it off as science fiction. Yet, in today’s reality, robotics, automation,... Read More
Perspectives, September 17
September 17, 2018

A more inclusive, collaborative innovation ecosystem through applied research

College and institute applied research is the form of innovation that turns ideas into real outcomes, working with industry partners to develop new products, services, and processes; or improve... Read More
Perspectives, September 4
September 4, 2018

Skills and Innovation for Inclusive Economic Growth and Competitiveness

As host to this year’s G7 Summit in Charlevoix, QC, Canada praised the significant progress made by all G7 nations in raising levels of education, offering a wide range of education and training... Read More