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Perspectives, November 30
November 30, 2020

The Age of Sustainability

In a recent global lecture on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged G20 countries to consider climate-positive actions as they plan economic recoveries from the... Read More

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Perspectives, November 16
November 16, 2020

A new era of connectivity

Did you know that in 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) declared broadband internet an essential telecommunications service, a designation previously used... Read More
Perspectives, November 2
November 2, 2020

Forging the way forward

At the heart of our communities across the country, many small businesses have been hit with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closures aimed at keeping us safe and healthy.... Read More
Perspectives, October 19
October 19, 2020

Fact and fiction

Did you know that every five years, October 20 is recognized by the United Nations Statistical Commission as World Statistics Day, highlighting the value of statistics in meeting the challenges of... Read More
Perspectives, October 5
October 5, 2020

Making and celebrating herstory

Since 1992, Canadians have officially marked Women’s History Month in October, celebrating the achievements and contributions of women and girls across the country and throughout our history as... Read More
Perspectives, September 21
September 21, 2020

Making a lasting impact with global goals

Global Goals Week is about action, awareness, and accountability. Today, we are at a turning point: this year marks five years since the 193 member states of the United Nations promised to leave no... Read More
Perspectives, September 8
September 8, 2020

Staying safe and healthy as we return to campus

Back to school is always an exciting time as colleges and institutes welcome faculty, staff, and students back to campus! This year, the academic routine we know may be a thing of the past. College... Read More
Perspectives, August 4
August 4, 2020

The road to recovery

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and looking forward to recovery, there is an urgent need to re-examine policies, operations, and processes to stimulate economic recovery, ensure future... Read More
Perspectives, July 6
July 6, 2020

Asking ourselves the important questions

This past month has been incredibly charged with calls to action for social justice around the world. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic limits large gatherings, thousands have joined global protests... Read More
Perspectives, June 1
June 1, 2020

Hands-on learning and pandemic recovery

Work-integrated learning has always been a critical component of the college and institute approach to post-secondary education, but like many activities around the world, it has largely been put on... Read More
Perspectives, May 19
May 19, 2020

Preparing for the new normal

Many countries around the world are now starting to ease restrictions on public interaction with an eye to re-opening their local economies, but all in the context of the “new normal”. While we... Read More
Perspectives, May 4
May 4, 2020

Keeping students connected and supported during COVID-19

Last week, the Government of Canada announced a historic $9-billion student aid package to help alleviate the financial burden faced by many students who are finding their summer job prospects... Read More
Perspectives, April 20
April 20, 2020

Moving learning and teaching online

At Canada’s post-secondary institutions, online learning options are rapidly expanding. The Canadian Digital Learning Research Association’s latest report gives us a comprehensive look at the... Read More