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Perspectives, September 27
September 27, 2021

Innovation 101: the headline

The latest data is in and it points to growth in all directions: more projects, more partnerships, more solutions, more students, and more dollars. The success reported paints a picture of what... Read More

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Perspectives, September 13
September 13, 2021

Global challenges need collective action

Next week is Global Goals Week! It’s a time to think about how each one of us can mobilize our communities, demand urgent response to our common global challenges, and make lasting change. But the... Read More
Perspectives, August 30
August 30, 2021

Why do federal elections matter to post-secondary?

Parliament has been dissolved and Canadians will head to the polls on September 20. But what does it all mean? The federal government having familiarity with college and institute priorities is... Read More
Perspectives, July 26
July 26, 2021

Beyond good intentions to action

Did you know that McKinsey & Company’s widely-cited 2015 Diversity Matters report found that companies with greater gender or racial and ethnic diversity among employees were more likely to... Read More
Perspectives, June 21
June 21, 2021

Education that reflects the learners

Astronomically speaking, the summer solstice marks the day of the year that the North Pole is tilted closest to the Sun on Earth’s axis. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the longest day of the... Read More
Perspectives, June 7
June 7, 2021

215 Indigenous children

Last week’s discovery of the undocumented remains of 215 Indigenous children at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia is a painful reminder of the policy of... Read More
Perspectives, May 25
May 25, 2021

On the other side of bold

A new Growth Untapped report from the Brookfield Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlights how supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds is not only ethically important, it is... Read More
Perspectives, May 10
May 10, 2021

Who, what, when, where, why, and how?

We just wrapped up our biggest-ever experiment in virtual learning, and despite a few minor technical glitches, we hope you’ll agree it was a success! Our Connection Conference promised an... Read More
Perspectives, April 26
April 26, 2021

An investment in skills, training and innovation

Budget 2021 is finally here, and given November’s Speech from the Throne promised “the largest investment in Canadian history in training for workers,” expectations were certainly high across... Read More
Perspectives, April 12
April 12, 2021

Securing your digital footprint

After more than a year of working remotely, we’ve all learned a thing or two about the possibilities of an expanded digital landscape. But, while the world of technology opens access and... Read More
Perspectives, March 29
March 29, 2021

The world at the touch of your screen

In August 2019, Employment and Social Development Canada selected us, with Universities Canada, to develop an Outbound Student Mobility Program that would help Canadian students, especially those... Read More
Perspectives, March 15
March 15, 2021

Come knock on our door

At this time of year, Ottawa is buzzing with talk of the federal budget! Consultations with Canadians officially closed at the end of last month, meaning that decision makers are now evaluating... Read More
Perspectives, March 1
March 1, 2021

Childcare and ‘She-covery’

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum reported that the resulting recession had created larger employment losses for women than for men: with women’s labour supply still... Read More