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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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2021

Graduate students apply by March 31 to compete for GSEP Award

If you are a full-time graduate student whose academic focus is career development or a faculty member working with full-time grad students in career counselling or a related field, then you want to know about the CERIC Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP). Applications for 2021 are due by Wednesday, March 31. CERIC encourages engagement of…

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2021

CJCD Winter 2021: Remote work during COVID, risk management in co-op programs and more

The newest edition of the Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) has just been published, with five articles that range from ethical risk management in co-op programs to work-life wellness during COVID to youth career engagement and more. Articles include: Ethical Risk Management in Co-Operative Education Programs, Christine Dodds, Craig Cameron, Cynthia Maclean Ethnolinguistic Identity…

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2021

OneLife Tools to lead CERIC project on career development impacts of experiential learning

CERIC has awarded its project on Unlocking the Career Development Value within Experiential Learning to OneLife Tools, co-founded by Rich Feller and Mark Franklin. The project, which includes collaboration with career development leaders from both Canada and the U.S., will develop an easily accessible digital guide to optimize the interaction among experiential learning (EL), reflective…

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2021

Winter 2021 issue of Careering focuses on social justice

This digital-only issue of Careering, on the theme of Social Justice, highlights the importance of understanding the context in which people pursue education and work – or are prevented from doing so to their full potential. It also reminds us that career development can be a powerful tool to challenge inequities and to advance the public good.…

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Career development as a social justice imperative

These questions for career professionals call for intentional action to address anti-Black racism  Tracey Lloyd   We are living through unsettling times. Almost a year into the pandemic and on the heels of disturbing incidents of racial strife and injustice, many of us find ourselves reflecting deeply on what this all means for our personal and professional lives. Both the novel coronavirus and the Black Lives…

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Applying universal design as a pathway to inclusive career education

New Brunswick’s Future Ready Learning K-12 strategy aims to meet needs of all learners  Tricia Berry   There is a sense of urgency as we face the educational, societal and financial uncertainty resulting from a global pandemic. Additionally, a focus on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion have ignited important conversations. As a Learning Specialist for Universal…

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Equitable, affordable child care key to ‘she-cession’ recovery

Efforts to rebuild Canada’s economy that do not also address systemic racism will continue to leave people behind  Carmina Ravanera  The writer and feminist Audre Lorde said in 1982 that “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not lead single-issue lives.” Today, this idea must be central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery efforts as we look toward building our economy…
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