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Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC is using data to reduce energy poverty

The Town of Bridgewater has made a name for itself as a community that is going above and beyond to tackle climate change and affordable housing challenges. Continuously thinking outside of the box, Bridgewater’s investments in green business ideas and research have attracted entrepreneurs and innovators with similar ambitions to work in this thriving Nova […]

Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC research predicts storm surge flooding and erosion

Image: Aerial imagery of the Northumberland Shore coastline. The left image was taken before Hurricane Fiona, the right after. Coastal flooding and erosion in Atlantic Canada have always been a concern but never more so than now as climate change is impacting the region more frequently and intensely than ever before. Nova Scotia Community College’s […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Capture the heat: Thermal batteries promise efficiency, reliability

Imagine getting into the shower, expecting a nice hot stream of water and it’s cold as glacier runoff. With traditional hot water tanks and multiple people living in one house, that’s a familiar reality. But Tyler Willson and his research team at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) imagine a future where hot water […]

Algonquin College

From firefighters to respiratory therapists, Algonquin College is training learners for the green economy

Rising yearly temperatures, regular occurrences of wildfires and progressively warmer waters are just some of the many reasons we all must do our part in the fight for a healthier, happier planet. Algonquin College has joined millions of organizations globally in embracing sustainability as a strategy that drives better business performance, innovation, new employment opportunities, […]

Seneca College

C2R2’s Seneca, along with Centennial and Fanshawe, partner with government and industry to fill skills gap in Ontario’s screen sector

Three postsecondary institutions are working with industry partners to address the skills shortage in Ontario’s screen-based industries. Centennial College, Fanshawe and Seneca have collaborated to develop a suite of eight microcredentials designed to help industry professionals upskill and current students who are content creators learn additional in-demand production and technology skills. With film and television […]

Holland College sustainability projects span Prince Edward Island

Both our indoor and outdoor spaces affect the learning blueprint and our environmental footprint. We commit to improving our learning spaces while reducing our impact. ~ Shaping Futures, Holland College’s strategic plan. Holland College has more than 900,000 square feet in structures ranging in age from over 90 to just a few of years old […]

Red River College Polytechnic

Red River College Polytechnic launches New Information Technology (IT) Program for Indigenous Students as a part of RBC Foundation Gift

Support from RBC creates a new pathway to a career in IT for Indigenous students while expanding mentorship and hands-on learning for students in business and IT programs at RRC Polytech Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty No. 1 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis Nation – Today, Indigenous leaners interested in pursuing a career in Manitoba’s IT sector […]

Addressing Complex Sustainability Issues Head on with SLICE

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s innovative new Sustainability-Led Integrated Centres of Excellence (SLICE) is empowering a better Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask Polytech) engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills. The institution’s new Sustainability-Led Integrated Centre of Excellence (SLICE) is an industry-centric, solution-oriented […]

RRC Polytech

RRC Polytech leading the charge on zero-emission vehicle awareness project

RRC Polytech’s Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre (VTEC) will continue to lead the charge on the shift to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV), thanks to support from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The federal government, through NRCan recently announced a $225,000 grant for Enhancing Workplace Charging across Canada’s Prairie Region through Emphasizing Strategies for Cost-Effective Adaptation of Charging Infrastructure (Enhancing […]

Canadian Colleges, Cégéps and Polytechnics are Rising to the Challenge of Training Workers for the Jobs of Tomorrow

As leaders, the Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) coalition is actively engaged with the federal government to demonstrate how we can quickly respond to complex training and applied research challenges from coast to coast to coast. C2R2 is a coalition of highly aligned institutions from across Canada with an established commitment to sustainability, that have […]

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