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May 08, 2018, 11:52 ET Polytechnics Canada Names Sarah Watts-Rynard as New CEO

OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Following a national search, Polytechnics Canada welcomes Sarah Watts-Rynard as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective, July 30, 2018. Watts-Rynard will succeed...


Jan 10, 2018, 14:00 ET 2018 will bring leadership change at Polytechnics Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada announced today that Nobina Robinson will step down as Chief Executive Officer of the association after nine years of service. To ensure a smooth...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:50 ET Canada's only polytechnic university joins Polytechnics Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada heartily welcomes Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) as its newest member. "As an innovative and transformative institution that provides students ...


May 12, 2016, 06:59 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Humber hosts Polytechnics Canada Annual Conference/

TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's polytechnic institutions are expediting solutions to the country's talent and innovation challenges by connecting postsecondary learners with employers in all...


May 05, 2016, 11:38 ET Media Advisory - Humber hosts Polytechnics Canada Annual Conference

TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's polytechnic institutions are expediting solutions to the country's talent and innovation challenges by connecting postsecondary learners with employers in all...


Apr 21, 2015, 18:26 ET Support for apprentices, innovation and labour market information welcomed by Polytechnics Canada

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes today's federal budget with its mix of new funding announcements and future commitments for skills and innovation. Specifically, the Budget ...


Jan 08, 2015, 16:41 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes launch of the Canada Apprentice Loan

VANCOUVER, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes the launch by the Prime Minister and Minister Jason Kenney of the new Canada Apprentice Loan, announced today at the British Columbia...


Nov 21, 2014, 13:11 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes launch of the federal Community and College Social Innovation Fund

WINNIPEG, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes the launch of the Community and College Social Innovation Fund, announced today at Red River College in Winnipeg. Red River College's...


Jul 24, 2014, 12:35 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes new Board member and Algonquin President

OTTAWA, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada is delighted to welcome Cheryl Jensen, the new President of Algonquin College, to its Board of Directors. "Given her leadership and accomplishments...


Feb 11, 2014, 18:51 ET Positive action on innovation and skills in today's federal budget recognizes contributions of Canada's polytechnics

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada applauds today's federal budget, which recognizes the critical role colleges and polytechnics play in fostering made-in-Canada innovation and talent. ...


Jun 28, 2013, 18:00 ET Polytechnics Canada's Chair named to Order of Canada

OTTAWA, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada congratulates its board Chair, George Brown College President Anne Sado, upon receiving the country's highest honour, the Order of Canada. "It is...


Mar 21, 2013, 19:37 ET Budget Recognizes Polytechnics and Colleges Contribution to Innovation and Talent

OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada is delighted with today's federal budget that recognizes the key role its member institutions play in fostering innovation, creating high-quality...


Feb 28, 2013, 10:00 ET George Brown College President Anne Sado is new Chair of Polytechnics Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada, the voice of Canada's leading post-secondary institutions dedicated to practical technological education and high-quality job creation, today...


Feb 13, 2013, 10:00 ET Budget 2013 should target innovation and skills mismatch, says Polytechnics Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada calls on Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to consider six no-cost to low-cost measures in his coming federal budget to help meet the government's goals...


May 22, 2012, 11:07 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes new federal research infrastructure funding

OTTAWA, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes the granting of $15.3 million in new national research infrastructure funding made today by Minister of State for Science and Technology Gary ...


May 08, 2012, 16:34 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes federal funds for new college applied research

OAKVILLE, ON, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada's welcomes today's $36 million announcement by Minister of State for Science and Technology Gary Goodyear for 60 innovative partnerships with...


Apr 23, 2012, 11:09 ET Polytechnics Canada supports the Governor General on international mission to Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago

OTTAWA, April 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada is honoured to accompany His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on his working visit to Barbados and State...


Mar 29, 2012, 19:03 ET Federal Budget 2012 enables increased college applied research collaboration with industry

OTTAWA, March 29, 2012 /CNW/ - In the context of a cost-cutting federal budget, Polytechnics Canada welcomes continued federal funding for collaborative college-industry research partnerships. Our...


Feb 22, 2012, 11:00 ET Polytechnics Canada Calls for Smart Spending for Smart Jobs in the 2012 Federal Budget

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's leading colleges, institutes of technology and polytechnics call for concerted action in the upcoming federal budget to improve industry innovation, increase...


Dec 02, 2010, 13:16 ET Polytechnics Canada welcomes extension of Knowledge Infrastructure Program

OTTAWA, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada, the association of Canada's largest colleges, institutes and polytechnics, welcomes the announcement made today by the Prime Minister and Ministers Strahl...


Dec 01, 2010, 09:00 ET Polytechnic Showcase to highlight innovative student solutions for industry
problems

OTTAWA, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada is pleased to announce that the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will present awards to the winning student researchers ...


Oct 14, 2010, 12:00 ET Polytechnics Canada supports Ottawa's new expert panel on business innovation

OTTAWA, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes the Government of Canada's creation of an expert panel to evaluate federal support for business innovation in Canada. Nobina Robinson, Chief...


Jul 26, 2010, 12:00 ET Polytechnics Canada Applauds New Federal Funding for Research Equipment

OTTAWA, July 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Polytechnics Canada applauds today's announcement by Minister Gary Goodyear and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) that $32.5 million will be made available to...


Apr 19, 2010, 10:05 ET New Federal Program an "Innovation Game-Changer"

TORONTO, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ - The federal government is "walking the talk" with today's new $15 million innovation initiative for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), says the Chair of...


Mar 04, 2010, 20:17 ET Research contributions of Canada's polytechnics recognized in Federal Budget
2010

OTTAWA, March 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Polytechnics Canada welcomes the Federal Government's Budget with its direct recognition for the role our members play in advancing Canadian innovation through our...