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  • Perspectives, December 6

    We’re looking back at the biggest items of 2021 and what it means for the year ahead. Pandemic work life, skills, and the Great Resignation…
    December 6, 2021
  • Perspectives, November 22

    The long-anticipated Global Skills Opportunity is officially here, and it’s making international learning experiences more accessible to Canadian post-secondary students! In numbers: Over four years,…
    November 22, 2021
  • Perspectives, November 8

    A new report from a Berlin-based think tank ranks Canada’s per-capita carbon emissions among the highest in the world. This is not the record we…
    November 8, 2021
  • Perspectives, October 25

    A stark reality for a country so heavily reliant on immigration: In 2020, Canada welcomed just under 185,000 immigrants. That’s down almost half from 2019…
    October 25, 2021
  • The role of newcomers and international students in driving Canadian economic growth

    The role of newcomers and international students in driving Canadian economic growth Against the background of post-Covid-19 recovery, Canada announced ambitious new immigration targets to…
    October 2021
  • Perspectives, October 12

    Perspectives LIVE is back for a second season, starting October 20. We’re ready to tackle the biggest questions of the year, to take a look…
    October 12, 2021
  • Perspectives, September 27

    The latest data is in and it points to growth in all directions: more projects, more partnerships, more solutions, more students, and more dollars. The…
    September 27, 2021
  • Working towards the SDGs for a better future

    The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals [“SDGs”] are the primary expression of the global community’s commitment to environmental and social sustainability. The 2030 Agenda for…
    September 2021
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  • Perspectives, September 13

    Next week is Global Goals Week! It’s a time to think about how each one of us can mobilize our communities, demand urgent response to…
    September 13, 2021
  • Optimizing Digital Transformation for Teaching and Learning

    Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes this opportunity to provide feedback in response to the federal government’s Consultation on how to ensure that Canada’s copyright…
    September 2021
    2.43 MB
  • Perspectives, August 30

    Parliament has been dissolved and Canadians will head to the polls on September 20. But what does it all mean? The federal government having familiarity…
    August 30, 2021
  • Resilience, Recovery and Reconciliation

    “Resilience, Recovery and Reconciliation,” is CICan’s submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) annual pre-budget consultations. This is an important opportunity…
    August 2021
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  • College and Institute Applied Research in a Safe Innovation Ecosystem

    College and Institute Applied Research in a Safe Innovation Ecosystem Submission to the Government of Canada consultation on Economic Threats to National Security July 2021
    August 2021
    2.02 MB
  • Canada’s Colleges and Institutes – Supporting the Canada We Want in 2050

    Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Government of Canada’s National Infrastructure Assessment on behalf of publicly supported colleges, institutes,…
    July 2021
    2.98 MB
  • Perspectives, July 26

    Did you know that McKinsey & Company’s widely-cited 2015 Diversity Matters report found that companies with greater gender or racial and ethnic diversity among employees…
    July 26, 2021
  • Perspectives, June 21

    Astronomically speaking, the summer solstice marks the day of the year that the North Pole is tilted closest to the Sun on Earth’s axis. In…
    June 21, 2021
  • Teaching and Learning in a Digital World: a response to “A Consultation on a Modern Copyright Framework for Online Intermediaries”

    Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Government of Canada in response to its Consultation on how to help…
    June 2021
  • Perspectives, June 7

    Last week’s discovery of the undocumented remains of 215 Indigenous children at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia is…
    June 7, 2021
  • The Role of International Students in supporting Canada’s immigration and inclusive economic growth objectives

    This policy brief provides the context and rationale for nine (9) policy and operational recommendations to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and other federal…
    June 2021
    2.28 MB
  • Perspectives, May 25

    A new Growth Untapped report from the Brookfield Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship highlights how supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds is not only ethically important,…
    May 25, 2021