2017

Announcing our stellar lineup of Cannexus18 keynotes!

CERIC is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for Cannexus18, Canada’s largest bilingual National Career Development Conference. Cannexus is designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovate approaches in the areas of career counselling and career development. The conference takes place January 22-24, 2018 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa and is expected to welcome 1,000 delegates.

Free Webinar Series on the Environics Canadian Millennials Social Value Study

The Counselling Foundation of Canada is hosting a free webinar series: Canadian Millennials Social Values Study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research from April 19 to April 21, 2017. The study was conducted in partnership with CERIC’s funder The Counselling Foundation of Canada, along with RBC, the McConnell Family Foundation and Apathy is Boring. Keith Neuman, the Executive Director of the Environics Institute,  also provided an advanced look at the survey findings during the Cannexus17 National Career Development Conference.

Companion Guide now available for Redirection film on later life careers

The recently released documentary Redirection: Movers, Shakers and Shifters, which examines career shift, transition and occupational change in later life, now has a new Companion Guide. Along with the film, the guide is intended to be used by career development professionals in their work with clients age 50 plus. Both film and guide are part of a national Redirection research project on Work and Later Life Career Development led by Dr Suzanne Cook of York University and funded by CERIC.

“A Difference of Ability” documentary now available to view online

First released for sale a little over a decade ago as a DVD, the CERIC-funded “A Difference of Ability: Recruiting, Hiring and Employing People with Disabilities” documentary can now be viewed for free online. While awareness of this talent pool has grown, the employment rate for people with disabilities remains low. The employment rate of Canadians aged 25 to 64 with disabilities is 49%, compared with 79% for Canadians without a disability (Statistics Canada, 2012).