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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
November 9, 2012
November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012 UNESCO UNEVOC Centre UNESCO has named ACCC as the UNEVOC Centre to coordinate activities in Canada and to support skills development in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.... Read More
October 26, 2012
October 13, 2012

October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012 Prime Minister Visits ACCC Project in Senegal Prime Minister Harper visited the Centre d’Entreprenariat et de Développement Technique (CEDT) in Dakar and met with students... Read More
October 12, 2012
October 12, 2012

October 12, 2012

October 12, 2012 Media Coverage ACCC responded to recent media articles that painted colleges in a less than favourable light: Toronto Star Business Columnist David Olive’s Don’t fear the... Read More
September 28, 2012
September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012 Delegation to India The ACCC delegation to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s (FICCI) annual conference on education, Learner First, was the largest of... Read More