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February 16, 2016

New report: $7.6 B in shovel-ready projects needed to fuel skills and innovation

Ottawa, February 16, 2016 – Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) released the results of a national study on infrastructure and equipment needs at colleges and institutes across the country. The findings point to the need for the federal government to dedicate a portion of its infrastructure spending to addressing urgent requirements in the post-secondary sector. Failure to make investments now will have a negative impact on the ability of colleges and institutes to deliver skills training in high demand professions, support the innovation efforts of small business and community organizations and reduce the sector’s environmental footprint. A recent survey of... Read more
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