Colleges and Institutes Canada

New Board members for a strong governance

CICan’s Board of Directors ensures the good governance of our association and provides strong representation for our members from across the country, as well as key partners. The Board also supports our advocacy efforts, this year even meeting directly with Deputy Ministers and high ranking public officials during a full day of meetings. This year … Continued

Welcoming a new VP International

In February, we were pleased to welcome a new Vice-President, Alain Roy, who took over the leadership of our International Partnerships division, bringing with him over twenty years of experience working with various international organizations and funding agencies. He replaced Paul Brennan who retired after a long and distinguished career at CICan, spanning over twenty … Continued

Focus on planning and statistics

Following some internal reorganization, we created a new team dedicated to leading the design and implementation of integrated strategic and operational planning processes, as well as the development and implementation of an improved corporate data strategy. This new team provides a focused approach to a series of functions that were previously distributed across the association.

Recognizing dedicated employees

Our association would not be what it is without the contribution of our dedicated and professional staff. This year we revamped our employee recognition program to recognize long-serving staff members and reward achievements in innovation, good citizenship, and dedication.


As a member-focused association, we are committed to adopting governance and management practices that will help us function in the best interest of our members by using evidence based decision-making. This concept was front and center this year as we undertook some restructuring to improve governance and overall efficiency within the association.