A groundbreaking pan-Canadian college initiative to bridge the skills gap for a Resilient Recovery
The Task Force for a Resilient Recovery recommends five bold actions to help Canada “build back better” after the COVID-19 pandemic. Colleges can take the lead, to help meet the skills gap, and support communities transition to the low carbon economy.
Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery Initiative
Proposes the establishment of a pan-Canadian initiative: Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery. Canadian Colleges can act as “action hubs” to support a resilient, climate-ready recovery by championing the Task Force For a Resilient Recovery’s recommendations.
What are the goals for the coalition?
- Rapidly implement and scale new curriculum and research initiatives relevant to a resilient recovery
- Champion resilient recovery projects in line with the recommendations of the Task Force for a Resilient Recovery
- Role model transition to a low carbon, resilient and circular economy through campus practices, student engagement and community engagement
- Disseminate and popularize the recommendations of the Task Force for a Resilient Recovery with business, government and civil society through a webinar series
- Support their provincial/territorial college level response to the resilient recovery
- Champion Indigenous leadership in coalition activities
Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery
Contact Kate Flynn, Acting Director
Centre for Climate Change Management at Mohawk College
905-575-1212 ext. 4366 or kate.flynn [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: C2R2%20Inquiry)