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Perspectives, February 10
February 10, 2020

Changing realities

A recent Pulse on VR report on the state of virtual reality in Canada shared that in 2017, the global virtual reality industry generated $6 billion in revenue, representing an 84% increase over the... Read More

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Perspectives, January 27
January 27, 2020

International Development: Education for Employment 101

This International Development Week (IDW) we join Global Affairs Canada in celebrating the incredible work of Canadians! Next week, from February 2-8, IDW will mark its 30th anniversary with the... Read More
Perspectives, January 13
January 13, 2020

The future is now: our vision for the 20s

Welcome to 2020. Seminal works of science fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries predicted the year 2020 in various ways, sometimes fundamentally different from the world we know, and sometimes... Read More
Perspectives, December 9
December 9, 2019

2019, A Year in Review

As a federal election year, we knew that politicians, elected and aspiring, would spend most of 2019 hammering home key messages to voters. What we heard was that the government wanted to ensure... Read More
Perspectives, November 25
November 25, 2019

Latest Applied Research Survey highlights critical college and institute role

Last week, countries around the world celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week, supporting entrepreneurs dedicated to changing our lives for the better. As we celebrate and recognize ingenuity in... Read More
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
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