Rhizomes of collaboration

April 28, 2024 15:30 - 16:30 Macleod 4&3View map

This collaborative presentation will discuss the unique partnership established between Dawson College, located in a large urban centre in Montreal, Quebec, and Canadore College, a medium-sized college located in North Bay, Ontario. Committed to anchor well-being through their institutions, each college will share their activities and experience attendant to this goal. Sustainable Happiness, a pioneering program to investigate a simple yet profound connection between personal/professional happiness, the happiness of others, and the health of the planet will be reviewed, as will the colleges’ path to announcing Scope 3 net-zero accomplishments.

Presented by: Dawson College and Canadore College


Jesse Russell
Project Leader, Living Sustainability Centre | Canadore College
Chris Adam
Director, Office of Sustainability | Dawson College
Azra Khan
Pedagogical Counsellor, Human Resources | Dawson College
Jenn de Vera
Program Development, Office of Sustainability | Dawson College
About our Connection Conference

Growing Talent

April 29 – May 1, 2024

Growing talent for a resilient future
CICan’s annual Connection Conference is the only event of its kind. Hosted in collaboration with Bow Valley College and SAIT, this year’s theme will offer postsecondary leaders and stakeholders from across Canada and around the world the opportunity to discuss, share, and be inspired by how we are growing talent for success in a rapidly changing world.

Code of Conduct & Duty of Care

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