ACCC promotes the excellence of members as the prime providers of advanced skills and applied research for social and economic development. For more background on advocacy areas see the briefs and position papers page.


Driving Prosperity

Advanced Skills

A highly skilled workforce that engages the talents of every Canadian is key to sustainable economic growth and long-term prosperity.

PSE Transfer


Investments in college and institute infrastructure would support job creation and build on the legacy of the Knowledge Infrastructure Program to allow Canada to meet the demand for advanced skills.

Applied Research

Applied Research

Canada’s colleges and institutes partner with business and community organizations to develop innovations that have immediate application in their communities and regions.

Aboriginal Learners

Indigenous Learners

Canada’s colleges and institutes provide programs and services that support Indigenous learners through to graduation and employment.