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September 5, 2018

Investing in skills and innovation is key to inclusive economic growth

Ottawa, September 5, 2018 – With federal budget consultations underway, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has issued six recommendations aimed at supporting inclusive economic growth and competitiveness by investing in skills and innovation. This is critical to help Canadians prepare for the future of work and to stay competitive in a rapidly changing labour market. These recommendations were shared as part of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s pre-budget consultations in advance of budget 2019 and are based on broad consultations with CICan member colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics. Focusing on innovation, providing students with experiential or work-integrated learning opportunities,... Read more
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July 24, 2017

Discover over 500 hundred stories of collaboration and innovation for Canada’s 150th

Ottawa, July 24, 2017 – Halfway into 2017, celebrations are in full swing across the country to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is no exception, and has been working all year to gather an impressive number of success stories for its Canada 150 National Anthology. So far, CICan has collected over 500 stories that highlight the contribution of colleges and institutes to Canada’s excellence in a variety of sectors. Launching a new category each month, the project has so far explored six diverse categories: Arts and Design Achievements, International Success Stories, Green Spaces, Innovations, Indigenous Inclusion,... Read more
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