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October 21, 2021

CICan announces 2021 Art Showcase winners

Ottawa, October 21, 2021 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2021 Art Showcase competition. This annual contest is open to students from colleges and institutes across the country, offering a national stage for their works of art. The association received over 200 submissions from students across the country in this year’s competition. They were invited to present work that reflects on the previous year and inspires new ways of looking at the years to come: on connectedness, community, disruption, and reconciliation. Public voting on finalists took place during CICan’s Annual Conference. Participants were invited to... Read more
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May 7, 2018

Five students awarded in CICan’s 2018 Art Showcase

Ottawa, May 7, 2018 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2018 Art Showcase competition. Over 100 students from across the country took part in this year’s competition. The winners were selected by participants at CICan’s Annual Conference, in Victoria. Delegates were invited to vote for their favorite piece in each of the following categories: printmaking, textile, mixed media, or sculpture; photography; digital Illustration or animation; painting; and drawing. “Canada’s colleges and institutes host some of the most creative and talented students in the world, and this year’s showcase proves it once again”, said CICan president... Read more
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May 4, 2017

Five prizes awarded in CICan’s 2017 Art Showcase

Ottawa, May 4, 2017 – The results are in for this year’s CICan Art Showcase! Over the past few months, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) invited students from member institutions to submit original pieces of artwork for consideration in its 2017 Art Showcase. Over 120 students from across the country submitted drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and textile creations – the most ever received in this competition! The winners were selected in an online vote and announced at CICan’s Annual Conference, in Ottawa. “ We are incredibly grateful to our members and their students for all the submissions we received”, said CICan... Read more
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May 26, 2015

Aboriginal Human Resource Council receives CICan’s Outstanding Partner Award

Winnipeg, May 26, 2015 – Today Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) honoured the Aboriginal Human Resource Council (AHRC) as this year’s recipient of the “Outstanding Partner” award, during its annual conference in Winnipeg. Since its inception in 1998, AHRC has engaged with CICan and its member institutions to promote Indigenous workplace inclusion. “In 2001 we were pleased to partner with CICan to deliver the first ever community engagement forum in Canada”, said Kelly J. Lendsay, President and CEO of AHRC. “We also involved CICan and its members in our national trades strategy, Workforce Connex and partnership forums that delivered insights... Read more
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