Association of Canadian Community Colleges

Association of Canadian Community Colleges

November 17, 2006 14:53 ET

CIDA Minister Announces New Projects to be Funded under the Canadian College Partnership Program

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 17, 2006) - On Monday, November 20, 2006, Ted Menzies, Parliamentary Secretary of International Cooperation will announce the new projects to be funded under the Canadian College Partnership Program (CCPP) administered by the Association of Canadian Community Colleges.

The announcement will be made at the CCPP Forum being held November 20-22 at the Delta Ottawa Hotel. Members of the media are invited to join delegates in the Delta Room at 10:00 a.m. for the announcement.

Held annually, the CCPP Forum brings together representatives from Canadian colleges and institutes involved in international development along with their international partners to examine pertinent issues facing international aid projects in developing countries. This year's event will focus on Local Ownership of Development. For more information on the Forum, visit http://ccpp.accc.ca.

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges is the national and international voice of 150 Canadian colleges, university-colleges, institutes of technology and cegeps. Visit www.accc.ca for more information.

Contact Information

  • Association of Canadian Community Colleges
    Bernard Lachance
    Vice President, Partnership Programs
    613-746-2222 x 3102
    blachance@accc.ca