ABCetc ABCetc (Adult-Based Continuing Education Training Corporation) offers a Governance for Non-Profit Organizations online training program, described as an appropriate tool for orienting new board members or as a refresher for current board members.
Association of Canadian Publishers The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) promotes the writing, publishing, distribution, and promotion of Canadian books. The ACP organizes two to three professional development seminars annually to update publishers on new technologies and industry i
BookNet Canada BookNet Canada, a non-profit organization committed to innovation in the Canadian book industry supply chain, organizes an ongoing speaker series and an annual technology forum.
Canada Business The federal government’s Canada Business Web site provides a great deal of information and resources for establishing and running a business, arranged into broad topics and divided by province or territory.
Canadian Book Professionals Association The Canadian Book Professionals Assc. is the new resource for publishing professionals in various facets of the Canadian book trade. It provides programs, job postings, seminars and social events to members throughout the publishing community.
Canadian Library Association The Canadian Library Association (CLA) holds an annual conference and trade show for librarians and library staff. The CLA also provides other avenues for professional development, including a mentoring program, numerous interest groups, and internships.
Canadian Retail Institute The Canadian Retail Institute offers resources for employers, students, career seekers, and educators working in the retail industry or considering retail as a career. Training programs for sales associates, managers, and owners can be purchased online.
Canadian Science Writers’ Association The Canadian Science Writers’ Association (CSWA) is Canada’s national alliance of professional science communicators, including students, scientists, journalists, communications officers, and policy makers.
Charity Village The Charity Village Web site provides information, news, jobs, services, and resources for the Canadian non-profit community. Training courses related to fundraising, grant writing, management, and leadership are offered online.
CSAE Certified Association Executive The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) offers non-profit leaders a Certified Association Executive (CAE) program. Participants obtain the CAE designation by completing courses and a professional examination or through Prior Learning Assessm
Cultural Careers Council of Ontario The Cultural Careers Council of Ontario offers advocacy, information and resources, and programs for the arts community. Job postings, research, and funding information are available online.
Cultural Human Resources Council The Cultural Human Resources Council supports the cultural sector by producing career development tools and research, providing internship support and an online job board, and fostering networking and projects.
Editors’ Association of Canada The Editors’ Association of Canada is a not-for-profit organization for Canadian editors. It offers professional development, enables networking, promotes industry standards and guidelines and provides an annual conference.
Friesens Graphic Arts Book Manufacturing Course Open only to full-time employees, Friesens Corporation offers a Graphic Arts Book Manufacturing course. An intensive program, students receive instruction and practical training in all aspects of book manufacturing.
Livres Canada Books The mandate of Livres Canada Books is to support Canadian-owned and controlled book publishers’ export sales activities in order to help publishers improve their overall export results.
Magazines Canada Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing the leading Canadian-owned, Canadian content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business media magazines in the country.
Playwrights Guild of Canada Playwrights Guild of Canada is a national association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers.
Professional Writers Association of Canada The Professional Writers Association of Canada is the professional association for Canada’s freelance writers, offering an annual conference, professional development workshops, awards and more.
The Writers’ Union of Canada The Writers’ Union of Canada is a not-for-profit organization established in 1973 to support and advocate on behalf of Canada’s published authors. The Writers’ Union of Canada offers professional development workshops in various cities across Canada.