Welcome to Canada 150: A National Anthology

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Are you a student with a innovative and creative idea?
Launching February 2017
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Art & Design Achievements

Any student achievement in fine art, literature, fashion, graphic design, music, or culinary arts; cool exhibitions, or design festivals organized by a college or institute etc.

Cambrian College Graphic Design grad earns top award in RGD Student Awards Competition

Cambrian College

from the press release: “An outstanding graduate of Cambrian College’s Graphic Design program has been recognized for excellence in visual communication and design, earning top awards through the RGD Student Awards competition. Neli Nenkova’s winning work was selected by judges from the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and was featured at the annual DesignThinkers conference held in Toronto in November 2016. Nenkova…

Great Plains College students weld metal art for can’t miss-auction

Great Plains College

Great Plains College’s unique metal-art auction showcases student art achievements. as profiled in Maclean’s: “Chad Hittel, 21, has to step up his A game. Since he graduated in 2014 from the pre-employment welding certificate program at Great Plains College (GPC), Hittel always donates a piece of metal art to the program’s annual fundraising auction. In…

Emily Carr University of Art and Design grad turns technicolour paintings and love of baking into edible works of art

Emily Carr University of Art and Design

from The Globe and Mail: “What colours come to mind when you think of a dimly lit parking garage in the heart of an urban city centre, a Saskatchewan sunset at the beginning of autumn or a big, creamy scoop of Saskatoon berry ice cream? A visual artist and pastry chef in San Francisco, Leah…

Sheridan signs historic agreement with Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre

Sheridan College

from the press release: “Sheridan College took part last week in a Commercial Signing Ceremony held in Shanghai, China, and witnessed by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade.  The agreement, signed by Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at Sheridan, and Yang Shaolin, General Manager of the Shanghai Dramatic…

Le Cégep Limoilou fête le succès du premier Show Mode socio

Cégep Limoilou

du communiqué de presse : « La première édition du Show Mode socio qui s’est déroulé le 23 novembre dernier au campus de Charlesbourg, fut un beau succès! Plus de 40 étudiants se sont mobilisés pour ce projet socio qui a été chapeauté par des étudiants de 3e année en gestion hôtelière : Coralie Blairon, Jennifer Chabot-Plourde, Myriam Dostie, Jean-Michel…

Camosun College’s Comic Arts Festival celebrates the artistry of visual storytelling

Camosun College

Camosun College in Victoria, BC, delivers a nationally unique certificate program in Comics and Graphic Novels each year to approximately 30 students. The one-of-a-kind program was created for students who have a desire to learn the language of visual storytelling, and focuses on skills-based learning for six career paths: comic book creation (print & online),…

Launching in February

International Success Stories

International outreach or development projects, partnerships abroad, research impacting other countries etc.

Launching February 2017

Are you a student with a innovative and creative idea?

Launching in April

Green Spaces

Any sustainable classroom, clean-energy lab, carbon-reducing structure or initiative, or sustainable agriculture on campus or managed in conjunction with your institution etc.

Launching in May


Any scientific, technological, business, or social innovation developed on campus, in partnership with your institution, or facilitated by programming/incubators at your institution etc.

Launching in June

Indigenous Inclusion

Any initiative taken by a college or institute to encourage post-secondary education in Indigenous communities, program directed toward Indigenous learners, or service offered to facilitate Indigenous culture and values on campus etc.

Launching in July

Programs of Interest

Any interesting/original program offered by a college or institute that we should celebrate.

Launching in August

Cool Spaces

Any unique student centre, work-integrated learning lab, technology classroom, production studio, or artistic space facilitating an innovative learning experience, mental health awareness, or skills development etc., or any update or addition to an existing space to make it more accessible.

Launching in October

Outstanding Graduates

Any alumnus who is successfully contributing to Canada or Canada’s brand.

Launching in November


Any entrepreneur coming out of the college/institute system, program fostering entrepreneurship, incubator success, or business partnership with a college or institute etc.

Launching in December

Community Impact

Any example of colleges and institutes contributing to the success, security, or well-being of their community.