Canadian Institute of Mass Communication


Incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, corporation number 961740-0,  the mission of CIMC is to promote international research and training in convergent mass media communication technologies, develop educational strategies that keep pace with the contemporary new-media revolution, and meet the diverse communication needs of an ever-evolving world community.

In the field of Distance Education, CIMC collaborates with partner organizations in building a culture of lifelong learning; building on appropriate eLearning strategies, applying best practices and user-centric focus. Through organizational affiliations, the Institute explores the possibilities of technology-enabled learning, and discovers new opportunities for skills development. In the area of developmental communication, CIMC’s mission is to foster international collaboration to facilitate and promote Capacity Building and Technology Transfer.

CIMC has a proven ability to shape creative educational products and exploit relevant technologies to the fullest. The Institute is familiar with interactive learning issues and strategies; and is proficient in working with a variety of contents, and delivering appropriately to diverse target groups.

CIMC actively helps its partners and affiliates achieve sustainable growth through symbiotic cooperation. Through active collaboration, the Institute explores possibilities of expanding multifaceted communication training, and creates relevant opportunities for reciprocal transfer of knowledge and skills. The primary objectives are to identify and respond to evolving needs of institutional affiliation; and to initiate and manage collaborative projects in media education, research, training and production.