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The following organizations are partners of the Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery

Map of Canada illustrating locations of participating colleges

Our members bring unique strengths to the coalition.

Algonquin is committed to the advancement and innovation of sustainable forestry. It recognizes that reforestation is one of the most important economic sectors to develop for a low carbon world.

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is a well-respected leader in sustainability, leading the future of construction sciences and helping to meet the coming market for low carbon buildings while supporting and developing talent for the clean tech industry.

The Macpès teaching and research forest at the Cégep de Rimouski serves as a living laboratory for applied research and teaching sustainable forestry management. Affiliated with the Cégep de Rimouski, Innovation Maritime (IMAR) and SEREX each have the mission to contribute to the development of sustainable practices to support technology transfer to the maritime sector and the forest products processing industry respectively.

The National Center for Electrochemistry and Environmental Technologies (CNETE), Shawinigan is a leader in environmental solutions in various sectors such as agri-food, industrial bioprocess, mining, battery materials, biofuels, process water filtration, green chemistry and pharmaceuticals.

Holland College is recognized for providing comprehensive technical training to support their province and the country—particularly in the areas of wind turbine technology and food product development.

Mohawk is a well recognized leader in sustainability and climate change. Mohawk is home to one of Canada’s largest Zero Carbon buildings and was one of the first colleges in Canada to achieve the AASHE Gold certification for its efforts in sustainability in and outside of the classroom.

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) offers the skills and education needed for the workforce. With programming in a number of energy security and sustainability industries, including alternate energy, renewables and energy storage, their diverse learning experiences not only offer an edge in the workplace, they position learners for greater impact in their communities and beyond.

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) leads boldly in both applied energy sustainability and ocean technology across all 20 locations in Nova Scotia. By inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship, NSCC is transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time.

Okanagan College has demonstrated leadership in building sustainable facilities and programs that support development of a green economy. Its expertise and leadership in providing strong programs to advance and support underrepresented groups is nationally recognized.

Red River College Polytechnic (RRC Polytech) is Manitoba’s largest institute of applied learning and research. RRC Polytech's initiatives provide industry partners with applied research, technical services, and training in areas that align with our expertise and regional socio-economic demand. The College prioritizes sustainable growth, with ongoing work in electric vehicle technology, reduction of food insecurity through culinary innovation, and cold climate efficient building technology. 

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nation-governed educational institution that provides adult learners with academic, vocational and technical training as well as services and supports for employment and career growth. With three campus and nine career centres throughout the province, SIIT is truly provincial in scope. Indigenous learners are at the core of SIIT, representing over 95% of the student body.

Saskatchewan Polytech is a recognized leader in sustainable resource optimization utilizing artificial intelligence, remote sensing and data analytics to develop the agriculture, mining, and forestry industry sectors.

Seneca continues to promote and embed sustainability and Indigenous teachings in our culture and infrastructure. Academically, sustainable development goals, with a focus on the circular economy, are featured prominently in applied research projects, curricula and industry partnerships.   

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is an international leader in multi-disciplinary applied research and innovation. Through its six fully-operational research centres, SAIT is supporting and accelerating emerging technologies and innovations in low carbon solutions in energy and electrification based clean-technologies, green-buildings-net-zero systems, carbon management through environmental-technologies, drone-aerial intelligence systems, advanced manufacturing and materials, and digitalization.

As Canada's first university north of 60, YukonU understands the impacts of climate change in northern Canada. Our commitment to northern-relevant research and teaching is creating a more resilient, sustainable North.

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