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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 […]

Mohawk College

The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation retains zero-carbon performance standard

Building produced more energy to than it consumed in 2021 The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation at Mohawk College retained its zero-carbon building (ZCB) performance certification with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) in 2021, producing more electricity than it used. The college recently received confirmation that Canada’s first zero carbon dually certified building […]

RRC Polytech

The Heavy Vehicle and Equipment Technology Conference: Driving Innovation in Manitoba

In 2019, RRC Polytech’s Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre (VTEC) hosted the inaugural Vehicle Technology Conference. This past December 7 and 8, 2021, VTEC collaborated with industry partner, Vehicle Technology Centre Inc. (VTC), to host the Heavy Vehicle and Equipment Technology Conference at the Victoria Inn & Convention Centre, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The conference showcased […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

SAIT to help Kanaka Bar rebuild

Partners launch resilient housing solutions project to assist with rebuild of fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C. region. Kanaka Bar Indian Band, SAIT, Okanagan College, Foresight Canada and Seko Construction have partnered to harness innovation to provide options for the rebuild of a fire-ravaged region in British Columbia. Also known as “T’eqt”aqtn’mux” or “the crossing place people,” the Kanaka […]

RRC Polytech

BETAC is ready to meet the growing need for building air tightness testing

Red River College Polytechnic’s (RRC Polytech) Building Efficiency Technology Access Centre (BETAC) is providing a breath of fresh air these days. Using high-powered fans and specialized equipment, researchers are pressurizing and depressurizing buildings of all sizes to find out where they leak, and help builders, engineers and property owners meet rising standards of energy efficiency. The value […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

New $1-million lab helps future workforce ride the wave of water sustainability

Students interested in sustainable water resource management will have the chance to hone their craft in a new $1-million Water and Wastewater Pilot Scale Treatment Lab on SAIT’s main campus. The lab contains the same state-of-the-art equipment found in an operational water treatment facility — scaled down for learning purposes. “Each unit simulates a different […]

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