CICan issues seven recommendations to respond to climate change, invest in skills and innovation

September 11, 2019

As part of the federal pre-budget consultation, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has provided seven recommendations aimed at supporting economic growth, competitiveness, and the fight against climate change by investing in skills and innovation. “Focusing on innovation, providing Canadians with learning opportunities that fit their various needs, making education more accessible to all, including Indigenous people, and funding for green infrastructures are all key priorities for colleges and institutes across the country,” reports CICan. The organization adds that these recommendations are critical to helping Canadians “prepare for the future of work and to stay competitive in a rapidly changing labour market.” CICan (National)