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Perspectives, November 11
November 11, 2019

Increasing quality of life for Canadians as they age

According to the United Nations, in 2017, there were 962 million people aged 60 or over, more than twice as many as in 1980. By 2050, the UN expects this number reach nearly 2.1 billion! We will see... Read More

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Perspectives, October 28
October 25, 2019

Innovating in Canada’s growing beverage industry

Wineries, breweries, and distilleries are a unique, innovative, and growing part of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. According to the Government of Canada, the wine sector alone generated... Read More
Perspectives, October 15
October 15, 2019

Why federal elections matter to colleges and institutes

With less than a week left before election day, parties and candidates are ramping up their campaigning and laying out their platform priorities for the next four years. CBC’s Canada Votes 2019... Read More
Perspectives, September 30
September 30, 2019

Artificial intelligence and the future of learning

Artificial intelligence is all over the news nowadays, but what does it mean for the future of work and learning? As processes from data gathering and analytics to computer-integrated manufacturing... Read More
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
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