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Perspectives, May 7
May 7, 2018

Na’tsa’maht: Colleges and institutes come together at CICan’s 2018 Conference!

Last week, leaders and educators from across the country gathered in Victoria, BC for three days of panels, workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities during Colleges and Institutes... Read More
Perspectives, April 16
April 16, 2018

Skills and Innovation in the Natural Resources and Clean Technologies Sector

April 22 marks the 48th annual Earth Day – a celebration that has brought together people and countries around the world in the fight for a clean environment, launching the modern environmental... Read More
Perspectives, April 3
April 3, 2018

Skills and Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector

With spring finally here, this is our favourite time of the year to think about greener pastures and support for agriculture across the country. In honour of the lengthening days, we are focusing the... Read More
Perspectives, March 19
March 19, 2018

Skills and Innovation in the Digital Technology Sector

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, data analytics, coding, hyper-connectivity, and quantum computing are buzzwords you may have heard recently as the British Columbia-based Digital Technology... Read More
Perspectives, March 5
March 5, 2018

A closer look at Budget 2018 and what it means for colleges and institutes

With its third Budget, “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class,” the Government of Canada is investing in building an equal, competitive, sustainable, and fair Canada – one where “science,... Read More
Perspectives, February 20
February 20, 2018

Canadian colleges and institutes to play a key role in the innovation superclusters

Last week, Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced the five eagerly anticipated Innovation Superclusters – and CICan was thrilled to see many of its... Read More
Perspectives, February 5
February 5, 2018

International development through Education for Employment

Over the weekend, CICan’s Education for Employment team in Senegal had the pleasure of welcoming Canada’s minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Marie-Claude Bibeau, at the... Read More
Perspectives, January 22
January 22, 2018

Skills and innovation in the Advanced Manufacturing Sector

World leaders will begin gathering in Davos, Switzerland tomorrow for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting – and one of the big items on the agenda this year will be skilling up for the... Read More
Perspectives, January 8
January 8, 2018

10 Things to watch in 2018

10 Things to watch in 2018 2018 is here and there are a lot of things on our mind! In no particular order, here are the top 10 to watch in the coming year: Cannabis legalization With July 2018... Read More
Perspectives, December 11
December 11, 2017

2017, A Year in Review

2017 was definitely Canada’s year, setting itself apart on the international scene, investing in domestic growth strategies, and reaching a major milestone in its own history. Here’s how we saw... Read More
Perspectives, November 27
November 27, 2017

On a gastronomic tour of Canada with colleges and institutes

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to gather and celebrate, which always involves indulging in delicious food! The culinary arts and the food service industry are multi-faceted, and... Read More
Perspectives, November 13
November 13, 2017

Blended learning opens doors for college and institute students

Did you know that a recent survey indicated that Canada is among the world leaders in online and distance education? According to the Canadian National Survey of Online Learning and Distance... Read More