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Cannexus 2009 – A Huge Success!

CANNEXUS 2009, hosted in Toronto on April 6 – 8 was an overwhelming success! Thank you to all the delegates, session presenters and exhibitors for making this, our 3rd national conference, a success. Thanks also to our Sponsors as well as the many Partnering and Supporting Organizations.

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2020

Laval University’s André Raymond appointed as Chair of CERIC Board

CERIC is pleased to announce André Raymond, CRHA, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors for a two-year term. Raymond, Director of both Career Services and Continuing Education at Laval University in Quebec City, will lead the Board in delivering on CERIC’s mission to advance career development in Canada. A national charitable organization,…

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2020

Fall 2020 issue of CJCD: Embedding informational interviews into post-secondary curriculum

The latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Career Development has just been published and is available to view online. This edition of the journal provides new research in several topical areas including informational interviews as a career exploration technique, graduate students from biomedical science programs facing uncertainty in the labour market and the relationship…

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2020

Announcing keynotes for virtual Cannexus21 conference!

CERIC is excited to reveal the keynote speakers for Cannexus21, Canada’s Career Development Conference. It was announced last month that the conference is going virtual for 2021, addressing ongoing uncertainty during the pandemic but continuing to provide an accessible and content-rich opportunity for Canada’s career development communities to convene, share and learn. Cannexus21 will take…

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2020

Growing the Big Tent: CERIC’s 2019 Annual Report

While 2019 already feels like a lifetime ago, CERIC is pleased to release its Annual Report which focuses on our role in expanding an inclusive and broad-based tent that advances career development in Canada. This role of building community and collaboration continues during the pandemic. As you’ll read, we are striving to create an even…

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2020

Cannexus21 is going virtual! Register by Sept 9 for Gratitude rates

Cannexus, Canada’s bilingual Career Development Conference, is going virtual for 2021 and registration is now open! As we move through pandemic recovery, the conference will bring stakeholders together around the theme of Career Development for Public Good. From reskilling to resilience, this is the moment to reimagine the role of career development and its impact on…

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2020

Marilyn Van Norman honoured with Cannexus bursary established in her name

The Counselling Foundation of Canada has established the new Marilyn Van Norman Bursary to support community-based career development and employment practitioners in attending the Cannexus conference each year. The bursary is given in recognition of Van Norman, the recently retired Director of Research Initiatives at CERIC and one of its founding Board members. Known as…

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Enriching student’s lives through conversation

By Yi-Wen Liao Mental health is a big issue for first-year undergraduate students adapting to university life in recent years. Although my role is as a career coach, I have found the purely coaching approach may not be sufficient because students face many more challenges nowadays. Therefore, they need far more supports and experiences sharing.…

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Career Pathways After a Crisis for Youth

By Aryan Esgandanian In the month of March, COVID-19 disrupted the well-being of Canadians and people around the world. There have been different takeaways and learning outcomes unravelling from this pandemic. Different sectors are overwhelmed and in the future, the direction of policies will need to change to support those gaps. What has been uncovered…

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