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May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013 Advocacy We met with the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Assistant Deputy Minister, Françoise Ducros, discussing the barriers to... Read More
April 29, 2013
April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013 New President and CEO The ACCC Board of Directors has announced that it has named Denise Amyot as the new President and CEO of the Association. Ms. Amyot most recently served as... Read More
April 12, 2013
April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 ACCC Launches Campaign to Double International Student Enrollment The Board of Directors has approved an innovative new International Marketing Campaign aimed at doubling the number of... Read More
March 28, 2013
March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013 Media Coverage/Liaison Regarding Federal Budget ACCC was a focal point of media interest through the Budget period. We engaged with the following media: March 18 Op-Ed in The Hill... Read More
March 18, 2013
March 15, 2013

March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 ACCC Leaders’ Summit: Essential Skills | March 19-20 Towards a National Strategy for Developing Essential Skills (ES) will explore findings of applied research into ES investments;... Read More
March 1, 2013
March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013 India-Canada Colleges Partnership on Horizon? Canada is one of four countries asked by India to support a massive effort aimed at providing close to 500 million people with urgently... Read More
February 15, 2013
February 15, 2013

February 15, 2013

February 15, 2013 Advocacy ACCC continues to meet with senior federal officials in the lead up to the 2013 federal budget. Meeting with Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) In a... Read More
February 1, 2013
February 1, 2013

February 1, 2013

February 1, 2013 ACCC Presidential Search The search for the Association’s next President & CEO has begun. Over the coming months, the Board of Directors will seek to identify an exceptional... Read More
January 18, 2013
January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 Advocacy We have a unique window to advance our advocacy agenda this year. Many business organizations have identified the skills shortage as the major barrier to economic growth.... Read More
December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012 Advocacy The 2013-2014 Budget may come down in February. Accordingly, we have accelerated our advocacy efforts. We urge leaders of member institutions to engage local Members of... Read More
December 7, 2012
December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012 Governor General’s Delegation to Mexico, Peru and Guatemala James Knight accompanied Governor General David Johnston as he visited Mexico, Peru and Guatemala to promote Canada’s... Read More
November 23, 2012
November 23, 2012

November 23, 2012

November 23, 2012 College and Community Innovation Program We joined Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology); Suzanne Fortier, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research... Read More