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La cohabitation, un succès à Edmundston

CCNB

Un concept innovateur a vu le jour à Edmundston, au Nouveau-Brunswick, en septembre 2011 et il fait toujours fureur. Le CCNB – Campus d’Edmundston et l’Université de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston (UMCE), partagent depuis six ans des espaces communs grâce à un projet éducatif de cohabitation. Le succès de cette cohabitation a dépassé toutes les attentes.…

The Queen Street Billboard Project

NBCCD

The new billboards on display in downtown Fredericton are designed to intrigue your sense of thought – they reframe the concept of how a typical billboard is used and showcase colourful eye-catching designs that each have a story to tell. This project flips the marketing norms to use billboards as exhibition space, and to give…

Centennial Residence and Culinary Arts Centre

Centennial College

Centennial College has grown rapidly over the past several years and demand for student housing outpaced the capacity of our 340-bed facility on Progress Avenue. Knowing that a lack of access to a residence is an impediment for students living outside a reasonable commuting distance from campus, Centennial constructed an eight-storey Centennial Residence and Culinary…

Selkirk College Students Visit Remote Calvert Island Research Station

Selkirk College

Prior to graduating from the Integrated Environmental Planning Program, students traveled to the west coast for an unforgettable experience where two years of study was applied at the Hakai Institute. A group of ten Selkirk College students in the Integrated Environmental Planning Program (IEP) spent a week off-grid on the west coast studying the impacts of climate…

COVE

Nova Scotia Community College

Situated on Halifax’s waterfront on one of the largest harbours in the world, NSCC is transitioning a former Coast Guard site into a vital resource for Nova Scotia’s ocean sector known as COVE or the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship. Once complete in April 2018, the centre will serve as a collaborative facility for…

The Solar Carport

Sheridan College

Construction is set to begin this summer at Sheridan’s Davis Campus in Brampton on what will be Canada’s largest solar carport.  The project came about after the college won a highly-coveted contract from the FIT (Feed-in Tariff) program run by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), which manages Ontario’s power system. The FIT program was…

The Arbour

George Brown College

George Brown is expanding its Waterfront Campus with a carbon-neutral wood building called The Arbour. It will be the first Tall Wood Building used for institutional purposes in Ontario. The planned 12-storey structure will produce the same amount of energy, or more than, it consumes. It will also provide students with research and learning opportunities…

La microcentrale photovoltaïque

Cégep Limoilou

À l’initiative d’un enseignant en Technologie de l’électronique industrielle, Alain Marineau, le Cégep Limoilou dispose de la seule station de production d’énergie électrique par panneaux photovoltaïques à vocation pédagogique au Québec. D’ailleurs cette microcentrale a suscité un grand intérêt lors de sa présentation lors d’un midi-innovation TI organisé par l’Institut Technologie de l’information et Société…

The Data Analytics Centre

Algonquin College

Algonquin College on Monday (June 12) morning formally announced that it will receive $2.3 million over five years ($460,000 per year) to fund a new Data Analytics Centre which will work with local and national partners to harness the power of big data for the purposes of data mining, machine learning for predictive analytics, and…

Le Centre de production automatisée

Cégep de Jonquière

Le Centre de production automatisée est une équipe de spécialistes, d’ingénieurs et de techniciens qui œuvre, de façon complémentaire, dans des domaines rattachés au processus d’automatisation. En opération depuis 1984, le CPA est un Centre collégial de transfert technologique (CCTT) qui est reconnu par le Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et…

Une borne de recharge électrique

Cégep Limoilou

Le Cégep Limoilou a installé cet hiver sa première borne de recharge électrique, mais pas n’importe quel type de borne. Celle-ci a la particularité d’être alimentée par nul autre que les panneaux solaires installés sur le toit vert du cégep depuis 2010! Une exclusivité qui fait du Cégep Limoilou le premier établissement postsecondaire à avoir…

The Multi-Sensory Lab

Mohawk College

Anecdotally, Kaela Millar can tell you the transformations she’s seen happen at the multi-sensory lab at Mohawk College. As the college’s only qualified multi-sensory lab technologist, Millar can share stories about the leisurely, companion-building sessions with residents of a local supportive housing program that have happened in the lab. There have been people with cerebral…

The Centre for Mobile Innovation

Sheridan College

The Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI), with the recent announcement of a significant funding injection, will be honing its research efforts around mobile computing solutions to modern healthcare problems. Through the use of leading mobile and related technologies including Internet of Things (IoT), Wearable Computing, Augmented/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) and Machine Learning, the CMI will undertake…

Sheridan Community Garden

Sheridan College

Sheridan’s Community Garden is a grassroots initiative that began during the winter of 2016. Initially built in May 2016, the garden is located at Trafalgar Campus in Oakville, Ontario, between A-Wing and the Athletics Centre. A more permanent garden is being constructed in May 2017. Aimed at providing an applied outdoor learning experience, the Community Garden…

Repair Café

Sheridan College

Reduce, reuse and recycle…plus repair! Recycling is not the solution. Repairing is a better option. If you have a broken household item and don’t know what to do with it, instead of throwing it out, consider to bring it to Sheridan’s next Repair Café. Sheridan is the first higher education institution in Canada hosting a…

The Cube

Lambton College

The Cube is an entrepreneurship hub that offers help and guidance to students and youth in the community during the early stages of business development. It strives to foster and support individuals to become successful entrepreneurs by providing them with sustainable business skills to start up their own business. The Cube connects you with business…

The Equine Barns

Olds College

The Production Barn The production barn is where all the reproductive courses such as hand breeding and artificial insemination class take place. It is complete with 6 box stalls, breeding stocks, a breeding shed with a mount phantom and a tease wall. Upstairs is the loft where the production and breeding management students spend many…

The Land Sciences Centre

Olds College

The Land Sciences building is connected to the Greenhouses and Landscape Pavilion, and features (number) of classrooms, typically in use by Horticulture and Land & Environment Classes, as well as offices for faculty in those programs. The highlight of the Land Sciences Building is the atrium, a glass seating area filled with gorgeous vegetation.  The atrium occasionally hosts special events, as it…

The Landscape Construction Pavilion

Olds College

In 1997, Olds College opened the Landscape Construction Pavilion with support from the Bank of Montreal, the Landscape Alberta Nursery Trades Association and members of the horticulture industry. The Landscape Construction Pavilion was constructed in response to industry requests for Olds College to provide students with greater opportunities to develop hands-on horticultural skills. The facility…

Makerspace

Langara College

Langara’s makerspace expands experiential learning opportunities, encourages interdisciplinary sharing of knowledge, promotes peer learning, and enhances students’ skillsets outside the traditional classroom. A space to nurture the creativity of students, faculty, and staff. A space where people can gather, create, and learn.   Discover Makerspace.

Extendicare Centre Simulation Labs

Sault College

from the Northern Ontario Medical Journal: It looks like a typical home. There’s a stylish kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a bathroom with mobility assistance devices, a spacious bedroom and a washer and dryer to do laundry, but in reality it’s one of five simulation labs in the Extendicare Centre for Applied Learning in Health…

The Offshore Safety and Survival Centre

Marine Institute

The Offshore Safety and Survival Centre (OSSC) offers a comprehensive range of safety and emergency response training courses to the offshore petroleum, marine transportation, fishing and land based industries. Training courses developed by the OSSC are subject to rigorous academic scrutiny. The majority of courses delivered at the centre are also accredited or approved by…

The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources

Marine Institute

The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources (CSAR) promotes the sustainable development of the aquatic resources through collaborative industrial research and development, technology transfer and education services to the global fishing industry. The primary testing facility for CSAR is the Marine Institute’s flume tank. With its sophisticated video recording, computer software, sensor equipment and special features,…

MI’s Flume Tank

Marine Institute

The Marine Institute is home to the world’s largest flume tank. This facility is used to carry out performance evaluations, gear tests and other observations on newly developed or existing fishing gears and other related equipment in simulated underwater and near surface conditions. Constructed at a cost of $8.5 million CAD and first opened in…

The Centre for Marine Simulation

Marine Institute

In operation since 1994, the Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) is an industrial arm of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI). Operating under MI’s School of Maritime Studies, CMS combines its unique North Atlantic location, world-class simulation technology, and industry-driven expertise to solve the toughest simulation problems for its clients.‌ The Centre…

The Ballast Control and Cargo Handling Simulator

Marine Institute

The ballast control simulator was commissioned in 1994. This simulator is used to replicate operations conducted in the ballast control room of an oil rig. The simulator is mounted on a two degree of freedom motion base and is supplemented by desktop trainers. Float-on/float-off vessels can also be simulated. The cargo handling simulator, also commissioned…

The Centre for Applied Ocean Technology

Marine Institute

At the Centre for Applied Ocean Technology (CTec) Marine Institute collaborates with industry and others on the development and application of technology for the practical benefit of all sectors of the maritime community. CTec undertakes applied research and development in two key areas: Ocean Mapping Ocean Observing Systems The guiding principles of its applied research and development…

The Entrepreneurship Centre

Northern College

At the Entrepreneur Centre, Northern College is here to help you transform your dreams of being your own boss into the real thing. Think of it as a hub for all things entrepreneurial and grow your big idea. Whether you’re looking for help with starting a new business, accessing funding, creating a business plan, or…

The Outlet

Northern College

from Timmins Today: Like a real version of The Magic School Bus, Northern College says its implementation of virtual reality is one of the most advanced in the world. Northern College says that, as a college, it has one of the most advanced virtual reality labs in the world – and the equipment is freely…

The ACC Sustainable Greenhouse

Assiniboine Community College

Insect pests are a common concern among growers in greenhouse environments. They wreak havoc, causing damage by feeding directly on plants and indirectly by spreading disease pathogens and viruses. These pests also make food crops less marketable because they cause cosmetic damage that isn’t appealing to consumers. In many cases, growers use pesticides in an…

Le Centre technologique en aérospatiale

Cégep Édouard-Montpetit

À titre de Centre collégial de transfert de technologie (CCTT), le Centre technologique en aérospatiale (CTA) accompagne les entreprises et les organismes dans l’innovation par le soutien technique, le développement technologique, l’information et la formation. Comme les 45 autres CCTT, dont la responsabilité relève des cégeps, le CTA est un organisme reconnu par le ministère de…

Benchmark Restaurant

Niagara College

Benchmark Restaurant presents an exciting dining opportunity — showcasing food, wine and beer created, prepared and presented by students from the programs at the Canadian Food and Wine Institute at Niagara College. The rotating menu remains local and seasonal, including college-grown, regional and provincial bounties. All of the menu offerings are based on academic semesters, allowing student’s time…

The Niagara College Teaching Winery

Niagara College

The Niagara College Teaching Winery is the centre for wine education in the Niagara Peninsula and is the only fully licensed teaching winery in Canada. With the focus on quality education, we believe in preparing students for work in the “real” world. Our graduates then enter an exciting career with a wine industry employer in…

The Niagara College Teaching Brewery

Niagara College

The Niagara College Teaching Brewery is a practical learning environment for students in Niagara College’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program located at the beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. The open-concept 1,500 sq. ft. micro-brewery facility—allowing students to brew their own craft beer on-campus—includes both a large scale system capable of producing 1,000 litres of beer and a smaller…

The Culinary Arts Centre

Centennial College

Centennial College has grown rapidly over the past several years and demand for student housing outpaced the capacity of our 340-bed facility on Progress Avenue. Knowing that a lack of access to a residence is an impediment for students living outside a reasonable commuting distance from campus, Centennial constructed an eight-storey Centennial Residence and Culinary…

The Garbarino Girard Centre for Innovation in Seniors Care

Algonquin College

The Garbarino Girard Centre for Innovation in Seniors Care is charting a bold new course for geriatric care, providing a learning lab, applied research facility, and an opportunity to collaborate with the Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre (WOCRC) on an adult day-program for seniors with dementia. “The Garbarino Girard Centre for Innovation in Seniors Care…

The Centre for Food

Durham College

The Centre for Food (CFF) is Durham Region’s first-ever post-secondary presence focused on the field-to-fork concept, which is based on the harvesting, storage, processing, packaging, sale and consumption of food – in particular the production of local food for local consumers. Durham College has adopted this concept and applied it to a diverse range of…

The Minowaadiziiwin Wellness Centre

Confederation College

Confederation College recently formally recognized the $8.5 million contribution from its Student Union (SUCCI) to its new Wellness Centre. The event highlighted the significant support of students, and together, Confederation College and the Student Union announced that the name for the new facility would be SUCCI Wellness Centre, “Minowaadiziiwin”. Officials noted it was important to honour…

Canadore’s Post-Production Centre

Canadore College

Canadore College’s new post-production facility will be the first college in Canada equipped with Dolby Atmos for re-recording mixing and playback. Dolby Atmos is an award-winning technology that breathes life into storytelling by allowing the creative freedom to easily place and move sounds anywhere in the cinema, including overhead, to make audiences feel as if they…

Skilled Trades Regional Training Centre

St Clair College

St. Clair College announced the transitional “passing of the torch” of the Valiant Training & Development Centre to the College effective January 1st. The St. Clair College Skilled Trades Regional Training Centre will build on the foundation of the important work that was started by the Valiant TMS Group. In 2008, the Valiant Training &…

Vestechpro

Cégep Marie-Victorin

Organisation à but non lucratif, Vestechpro consigne dans son ADN l’esprit d’une collaboration ouverte catalysant des alliances solides avec les centres collégiaux de transfert technologique et les partenaires de la recherche et de l’innovation à travers le Québec. Ses activités s’inscrivent également dans la suite logique de l’expertise en mode développée par le Cégep Marie-Victorin…

The Workforce Innovation Centre

College of the North Atlantic

“The Workforce Innovation Centre will fund a variety of initiatives to help create sustainable employment and serve as an incubator for new ideas and projects that will help our province prosper,” said The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour. “This far-reaching advancement will have a positive impact on post-secondary education, industry,…

The Boreal Research Institute

NAIT

The Boreal Research Institute is a 9,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art research facility located in Peace River, 500 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. It is staffed by a team of research scientists and technicians with professional designations in forestry, biology and agrology. The Institute’s facility includes two laboratories, office space for 15 people, an outdoor growing space and a three-bay greenhouse that…

The Industrial Trades and Technology Centre

Thompson Rivers University

The new building, which is directly located behind the existing school of trades and technology, will host a variety of new programs that will bridge the gap between fields such as engineering and trades, according to new dean of trades, Baldev Pooni. The building will also help the school of trades in the expansion of…

The Centre for Collaborative Education

Durham College

Durham College is embarking on the most ambitious and transformative initiative in its history – the new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE). A legacy project tied to the college’s 50th anniversary in 2017, the CFCE will replace the college’s aging Simcoe building, which was originally built as a temporary structure and opened in 1969. The new multi-level,…

Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care

Conestoga College

The Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care focuses on education, workforce development and applied research to develop highly qualified personnel to improve the quality of life and care for Canada’s growing population of seniors. The Schlegel Centre is led by the CIHR/Schlegel Industrial Research Chair for Colleges (IRCC) in Seniors Care. This research chair is funded by the Natural…

Centre for Applied Technology

NAIT

NAIT’s Centre for Applied Technology is the new home of the JR Shaw School of Business. Opened in August 2016, the Centre for Applied Technology is the largest capital project in NAIT’s history. The 51,600 square metre building welcomes some 5,000 full-time students to study in leading-edge classrooms, labs and simulation environments. Students are immersed…

Le Centre National en éléctrochimie et en Technologies Environnementales

Collège Shawinigan

Le CNETE a comme mandat, de réaliser des activités de recherche appliquée, d’aide technique et d’information à l’entreprise afin de contribuer à l’élaboration et à la réalisation de projets d’innovation et de développement de nouvelles applications technologiques, dans les domaines des bioprocédés, des technologies de séparation par membrane et de l’électrochimie. Au CNETE, la recherche…

The Animal Health Clinic

Lakeland College

Lakeland’s current Cattle & Sheep Facility will be renovated and expanded into a modern Animal Health Clinic by early 2018. This will allow Lakeland to double enrolment in the animal health technology and veterinary medical assistant programs. Students will care for a wider variety of animals in a modern surgical suite and increased lab spaces…

The Dairy Learning Centre

Lakeland College

Lakeland’s Dairy Learning Centre is about more than just teaching our students. Each element of the state-of-the-art learning facility is designed with education in mind. Hundreds of students throughout Lakeland plus people working in the dairy industry will train in the centre. Students can also learn about robotic and conventional milking systems, calf management, feed…

La Place

La Cité

Véritable carrefour de rencontres et d’échanges où l’innovation et la vitalité de La Cité rayonneront, La Place sera le point d’entrée du Collège grâce à sa technologie avant-gardiste, son espace incontournable axé sur la pensée créatrice et l’utilisation créative des technologies dans le monde des affaires. La Place deviendra un lieu de prédilection pour les…

The Peer Support Centre

Medicine Hat College

Launched in October of 1997, the Peer Support Centre has become a vital part of the Students’ Association at Medicine Hat College. Acting on a drop-in basis, Medicine Hat College students can access support easily and confidentially at the Peer Support Centre. Among the services offered are peer counselling, sexual health information and supplies, food…

The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment

Fleming College

Fleming College’s CAWT is located in Lindsay, Ontario (Canada) at the Frost Campus of Fleming College and forms a top-notch teaching facility for students in Fleming’s School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences. CAWT’s mandate extends to student training through the Environmental Technology program at Fleming and to technology transfer with partners and the public. The CAWT…

The Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining

Yukon College

The Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining is Yukon College’s one-stop, state-of-the-art trades training facility located in Whitehorse, Yukon. Founded in close co-operation with the territory’s government and business leaders, CNIM has developed innovative and flexible employment and career training to best suit Yukon labour needs. CNIM can provide services to industry and training for…

Camosun’s Coastal Centre

Camosun College

Camosun College has increased its regional presence with the opening of the Camosun Coastal Centre. Formerly known as IMTARC (Industry Marine Training and Applied Research Centre), the satellite site is located on Songhees Nation Territory near the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The 4,000 square foot training building sits on leased land and was built in 2013.…

VIU’s Aboriginal Outdoor Classroom

Vancouver Island University

At Vancouver Island University (VIU), members of the Outdoor Education Committee are aiming to create an Aboriginal outdoor classroom on campus where students will learn to become responsible stewards of their environment by becoming familiar with nature and developing the attitudes, values, and skills necessary to participate in resource stewardship. The Outdoor Classroom revolves around an interdisciplinary approach infused…

UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence and BioPods

University of the Fraser Valley

The Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley promotes and champions a network of innovation in agriculture education, technology and research. The Centre facilitates knowledge transfer by acting as a coordinating hub to bring together expertise from established institutions and organizations in areas of plant and animal production, food safety, agribusiness,…

Woven Stories

Sheridan College

Woven Stories is a two-storey public art installation on the western façade of Sheridan’s Rob Turner Building at its Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario. It consists of a series of custom designed and printed vinyl applications and blinds that wrap 112 glass panes found on the building’s exterior. Taken together, the window treatment resembles long…

Selkirk College Backcountry Classrooms

Selkirk College

Students in the Selkirk College Ski Operations & Management Program had the opportunity to learn in the outdoor classroom at Selkirk Wilderness Skiing in late-January where they took part in avalanche training and had the chance to experience one of the world’s most renowned outdoor adventure destinations just north of Meadow Creek. “To see the…

The Production Studio

Portage College

Portage College’s Production Studio was created to serve faculty and staff creating e-learning interactive media or engaging videos for their online courses. The studio includes two private training booths with video editing and eLearning software, a white cyclorama wall with various backdrops, lighting, video, audio and photography equipment as well as an Instructional Media developer…

The Institute without Boundaries

George Brown College

The IwB is a Toronto-based academic program and studio that offers unique educational experience and professional services. The Institute focuses on collaborative design practice with the objectives of social, ecological and economic innovation through design research and strategy.   Discover the space.

Rocky Mountain Classrooms

College of the Rockies

When your campuses are located in the stunning BC Rocky Mountains, you take every opportunity to make your surroundings your classroom. At least you do if you’re College of the Rockies. The Mountain Adventure Skills Training (MAST) program, located at the College’s Fernie, BC campus, takes advantage of the region’s stunning mountains, lakes, rivers and…