Canada's economic landscape is changing. To see how, one must look no further than the March 22 federal budget and follow the money. Big chunks of funding will be delivered to the likes of Artificial Intelligence (AI), clean tech, the digital economy and agri-food.
Canada’s economic landscape is changing. To see how, one need look no further than the March 22 federal budget and follow the money. Big chunks of funding will be delivered to the likes of artificial intelligence (AI), clean tech, the digital economy and agri-food.
Dr. Glenn Feltham, Chair of Polytechnics Canada and President and CEO of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), welcomes Budget 2017.
Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation
OTTAWA — The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, made his first post-budget stop at Algonquin College on Thursday, fielding questions from students and getting a first-hand look at innovation in progress.
George Brown students gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a first-hand look at the latest construction technologies and practices when he visited Casa Loma Campus.
March 22, 2017 – Ottawa
The 2017 federal budget contains important announcements that will help Canada’s polytechnics and colleges expand their contributions to industry, employers, and learners of all ages. The budget’s strong focus on skills and innovation creates an opportunity to harness the strengths polytechnics possess across these priorities.
Ahead of federal budget, hopes high for boosting high-tech job skills, expertiseOriginally featured in the Toronto Star
Expectations are running high that next week’s federal budget will provide a more detailed federal strategy — and perhaps more cash — to help post-secondary students land real-life work experience in emerging, employee-starved fields.
OTTAWA – December 7, 2016 – Polytechnics Canada welcomes several of the recommendations in the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s pre-budget report tabled today. The report recommends new federal investments in apprenticeship, applied research and better labour market information. Polytechnics Canada is pleased that the committee recognizes the value of advanced technical and technological education.
Canadians can visit Finance Canada's interactive site to submit their ideas for the 2017 Federal Budget. Polytechnics Canada has made the following submissions (links to Budget 2017 site):