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  • Perspectives, March 23

    As we all watch attentively for updates from public health authorities in Canada and around the world regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to inform…
    March 23, 2020
  • Perspectives, March 9

    Last week, our annual CICan On the Hill event brought college and institute presidents, government relations leads, and students to Ottawa for a packed agenda…
    March 9, 2020
  • Perspectives, February 24

    International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a call to action…
    February 24, 2020
  • Perspectives, February 10

    A recent Pulse on VR report on the state of virtual reality in Canada shared that in 2017, the global virtual reality industry generated $6…
    February 10, 2020
  • Perspectives, January 27

    This International Development Week (IDW) we join Global Affairs Canada in celebrating the incredible work of Canadians! Next week, from February 2-8, IDW will mark…
    January 27, 2020
  • Perspectives, January 13

    Welcome to 2020. Seminal works of science fiction from the 19th and 20th centuries predicted the year 2020 in various ways, sometimes fundamentally different from…
    January 13, 2020
  • Perspectives, December 9

    As a federal election year, we knew that politicians, elected and aspiring, would spend most of 2019 hammering home key messages to voters. What we…
    December 9, 2019
  • Perspectives, November 25

    Last week, countries around the world celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week, supporting entrepreneurs dedicated to changing our lives for the better. As we celebrate and recognize…
    November 25, 2019
  • Perspectives, November 11

    According to the United Nations, in 2017, there were 962 million people aged 60 or over, more than twice as many as in 1980. By…
    November 11, 2019
  • Perspectives, October 28

    Wineries, breweries, and distilleries are a unique, innovative, and growing part of Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. According to the Government of Canada, the wine…
    October 28, 2019

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Building Back Better to Ensure Well-being for All
July 7, 2020

Building Back Better to Ensure Well-being for All

Canada’s college and institute community calls for bold commitment to the 2030 Agenda and climate action in COVID-19 economic recovery plans. Dear Ministers: We write to you as spokespersons for... Read More
Niagara College President Dan Patterson receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award
June 29, 2020

Niagara College President Dan Patterson receives CICan’s Distinguished Service Award

Niagara College President Dan Patterson was honoured by his peers of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Presidents’ Leadership Network who named him as the 2020 recipient of its... Read More
Mitacs named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2020

Mitacs named CICan’s Outstanding Partner for 2020

Mitacs was named as Colleges and Institutes Canada’s (CICan) 2020 Outstanding Partner in recognition of its important contribution to the post-secondary education sector, providing valuable... Read More

Latest Newsletters

Perspectives, July 6
July 6, 2020

Asking ourselves the important questions

This past month has been incredibly charged with calls to action for social justice around the world. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic limits large gatherings, thousands have joined global protests... Read More
Perspectives, June 1
June 1, 2020

Hands-on learning and pandemic recovery

Work-integrated learning has always been a critical component of the college and institute approach to post-secondary education, but like many activities around the world, it has largely been put on... Read More
Perspectives, May 19
May 19, 2020

Preparing for the new normal

Many countries around the world are now starting to ease restrictions on public interaction with an eye to re-opening their local economies, but all in the context of the “new normal”. While we... Read More