This is a list of colleges in Canada. Colleges are distinct from universities in Canada as they are typically not degree-granting institutions, though some may be enabled by provincial legislation to grant degrees using joint programs with universities or by permission of the provincial Minister of Education.
In Canadian English, the term college usually refers to a technical, applied arts, or applied science school. These are post-secondary institutions granting certificates, diplomas, associate's degree, and bachelor's degrees.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.
ABM College is a Canadian vocational college with main campuses in both Calgary,Alberta and Toronto, Ontario. The college is accredited by the Ministry of Career Colleges and Universities in Alberta and Ontario. Established in 2010, ABM offers programs Health, Beauty and Business. While enrolled, students receive a combination of applied in-class training, lab, and practicum experience. The Calgary campus, features computer and health care labs, along with massage therapy and esthetics studios as well.
Bow Valley College is a public, board-governed college operating as a comprehensive community institution under the Post-Secondary Learning Act of Alberta. The branch campuses are: Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okoktoks, and Strathmore. Bow Valley College is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network and Colleges and Institutes Canada.
Burman University is an independent publicly funded university located in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. It is sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system. By date of founding, it is the oldest university in Alberta. The school's official mission statement is to educate learners to think with discernment, to believe with insight and commitment and to act with confidence, compassion, and competence. The university places emphasis on service in local and global communities.
Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution established in 2006 under the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education. Alexander College consists of two urban campuses located in Burnaby and Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
Camosun College is a community college located in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The college has two campuses, Lansdowne and Interurban, with a total enrollment of ~20,000 students. Camosun College also provides contract training for local business; research, innovation and prototyping services for industry; and trained co-op students for employers.
Canadian College is a private college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Assiniboine Community College (ACC) is a community college in Manitoba, Canada. It is accredited by the Manitoba Council on Post-Secondary Education, created by the government of Manitoba.
Red River College (RRC) is a college located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is the province’s largest institute of applied learning and applied research, with over 200 degree, diploma and certificate programs and more than 30,000 enrollments annually.
Robertson College is a Canadian-based college with 12 locations globally. Its locations in Canada include Winnipeg, Brandon, Edmonton and Calgary. The College offers diploma programs in health, business, technology and continuing education.
The Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is an institution of post-secondary education founded in 1970, that serves all the Francophone and Acadian communities in New Brunswick through its five campuses in Bathurst, Campbellton, Dieppe, Edmundston and the Acadian Peninsula.
The Maritime College of Forest Technology is a Canadian post-secondary college with campuses located in Fredericton, New Brunswick and Bathurst, New Brunswick.
McKenzie College is a private college in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. McKenzie offers programs in Art and Design, Social Entrepreneurship and IT. The college also includes the McKenzie Language Centre.
The Canadian Coast Guard College (CCGC) is a maritime training college and Canadian Coast Guard facility located in Westmount, Nova Scotia—a suburb of the former city of Sydney in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
Nova Scotia Community College, commonly referred to as NSCC, is a community college serving the province of Nova Scotia through a network of 13 campuses and three community learning centres.
Terrebonne is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in western Quebec, Canada. It is located on the north shores of the Rivière des Mille-Îles and of the Rivière des Prairies, North of Montreal and Laval.
Génies en herbe was a Radio-Canada television program in which students representing their école secondaire participated in trivia tournaments. Tournaments also took place in French-speaking communities outside Quebec, such as Saint Boniface, Manitoba. Reach for the Top is an English Canadian equivalent. It was the French Canadian equivalent to the US and international game show It's Academic.
The 2000–2006 municipal reorganization in Quebec resulted in large-scale amalgamation (merging) of smaller municipalities in Quebec into larger cities. It was undertaken by one administration, and modified and partially undone by its successor.
The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is the national governing body for organized sports at the collegiate level in Canada. Its name in French is l'Association canadienne du sport collégial (ACSC).
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles is a bilingual english and french college of general and vocational education, with an English section, in Gaspé, Quebec, Canada. The CEGEP is affiliated with the ACCC, and CCAA.
Stitches is a Canadian retailer and a division of YM Inc. The first Stitches store was founded in Toronto in 1975 along with YM Inc. by entrepreneur Michael Gold.
CLSCs in Quebec are free clinics which are run and maintained by the provincial government. They are a form of Community Health Centre.
Sogesco is the largest private transportation company in Quebec, Canada.
A regional conference of representatives was a type of governance in an administrative region of Quebec.
Joëlle Morosoli is a Quebec artist who was born in Strasbourg, France, of French and Swiss descent. Her work is essentially sculptural, taking the form either of installations or of architecturally integrated art in public buildings. Most of her works have moving parts, driven by mechanical systems.