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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

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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
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