CIEC and Stephen Harper Attend the 14th National Diwali Celebration in Toronto

On October 18, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with Husain F. Neemuchwala (CIEC – CEO) & Kalpa Pathak (CIEC – Director of Public Affairs & Member Services) took part in the 14th National Diwali Celebration at the Hindu Sabha Mandir in Brampton, Canada. Visit our YouTube channel View photos from the 14th National Diwali Celebration on […]

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Synergy 2014

 Save the Date! 9 am – 5 pm • November 17, 2014 Westin Ottawa • Confederation III 11 Colonel By Drive • Ottawa, Ontario • K1N 9H4 On November 17, 2014 CIEC hosts the ‘Canada-India: Synergy in Education’ Conference 2014 at the Westin Ottawa. This year’s event, to take place before CBIE’s annual conference, will explore the convergence […]

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Ivey Named Top International Business School by Businessweek

Source: Businessweek via Academica | November 13, 2014 Businessweek has released its biennial rankings of full-time MBA programs, naming the Ivey School of Business at Western University the top international business program. Ivey climbed 6 places to take the top spot. Queen’s University’s business school appears in 10th spot, falling 6 places from its position […]

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More International Students Are Choosing Canada

Source: Canada News Release via Academica | November 11, 2014 Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander last week announced that Canada is on track to welcome a record number of international students this school year. According to preliminary reports, Canada has so far issued 103,999 study permits to foreign students, an 11% increase over […]

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark in India

Source: CONNECT: Canada In India | November 10, 2014 The Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia, Christy Clark, led a trade mission to India, from October 9 to 18, joined by British Columbia’s Minister of Advanced Education Amrik Virk, and trade and education delegates. In addition to meeting the Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal, Premier Clark […]

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Week of High-level Engagement with India

Source: CONNECT: Canada in India | November 10, 2014 Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bob Dechert visited India during a week of high-level visits […]

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Canada supports Safe Drinking Water Project in India

Source: Connect – Canada in India The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Québec non-governmental organisation (NGO) SOPAR are working with Indian NGO Bala Vikasa on a unique project to provide safe drinking water, in a cost-effective manner, in many villages in Andhra Pradesh, India. With the first plant installed two decades ago in Gangadevipally, […]

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If our world is connected, why is education so pigeonholed?

By Shashidhar Nanjundaiah Imagine a light that flashes each time there is mail in your outdoor postal mailbox, while another switch transfers the mail indoors through a pipe. Perfect for the elderly, especially in treacherous weather. Four years ago, I had an opportunity to attend an “Invention Convention” meant for school kids up to nine […]

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India-Canada Conference on Distance Learning

Source: Connect – Canada in India Representatives from Canada’s Athabasca University and the University of British Columbia and participants from across India shared perspectives on the developing field of distance learning at an India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, from February 20-22, at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women’s University, Mumbai, […]

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