Canadian Community College Facts

  • The Eastern Edge Robotics Team, comprised of students from the Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland and College of the North Atlantic beat out 25 other teams to take top honours in the Explorer class competition at the 2008 MATE International ROV Competition, held at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in California.

  • George Brown College in Toronto has been honoured with a Canadian Award for International Cooperation for its early childhood development work in Jamaica.

  • Nunavut's only post-secondary institute -- Nunavut Arctic College--has a community learning centre in Canada's northernmost community of Grise Fiord.

  • Tyndale University College is Canada's oldest and largest theological post-secondary institution, originally founded in 1894 as Toronto Bible College.

  • Founded in 1965, Vancouver Community College is B.C.'s oldest college.

  • The Justice Institute of British Columbia's partnership with the Hong Kong Fire Services Department has produced 1,000 Hong Kong Paramedics over the past 14 years.

  • College of the North Atlantic has 17 campus locations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and one in the Middle East State of Qatar.