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January 2022

RECORDING: Enhance your hiring strategy to attract next gen talent

January 21, 2022 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Recorded on Wednesday, January 19 With the “great resignation” taking place finding innovative and affordable talent can be a struggle. Learn how you can fund and leverage student communicators in your organization. This session will help business communicators attract, engage and hire the next generation of talent. Waterloo has Canada’s largest co-op program and is number one for employer-student connections. You’ll learn:  • What makes Generation Z tick • The importance of recruiting talent early • Funding opportunities to cover up to 75% of student wages…

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February 2022

RECORDING: IABC/Toronto’s 2021 Communicator of the Year

February 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

RECORDED ON: Friday, February 4, 2022 Dr. Eileen de Villa and our esteemed panel of healthcare communicators provided exceptional industry insights. Craig DuHamel, Vice President Communications, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Craig is a proud member of Sunnybrook’s award-winning communications team. Since announcing the first COVID patient in Canada in January 2020, the team has been busy sharing information with staff and the community and working with media and other stakeholders to help keep everyone informed and educated about COVID-19. Craig has been with…

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March 2022

RECORDING: International Women’s Day 2022 – Break the Bias in Communications

March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 am - March 1, 2023 @ 12:00 pm

Recorded on March 8, 2022 On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, IABC/Toronto hosted a webinar with five experts to explore various ways for communications professionals to break the bias in the workplace. Michael Blackburn, Executive Vice President, IABC/Toronto, introduced the session, which was moderated by Mark John Stewart, Managing Director, Wentworth Strategy Group and Instructor, Strategic Management, McMaster-Syracuse Master of Communications Management Program. Panelists included: Krista Henry, Communications Specialist at University of Waterloo and Chair of…

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April 2022

RECORDING: Strategic Planning: Gearing up for a Post Pandemic World

April 29, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 28, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Recorded on April 27, 2022 If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is how to be strategic and agile communicators when approaching the constantly evolving trends, cultural shifts and ways of working. Communicators play a vital role within an organization. They are responsible for building on the innovative strategies and tactics that helped businesses navigate such complexities and accelerate change to meet business goals. Featured Speakers: Lisa Gibson, Head of Communications, Microsoft Canada Sheri Morgan, Head of Communications, PepsiCo Foods…

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November 2022

RECORDING: Putting the “A” in IDEA: Accessible Communications for PR & Comms Pros

November 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

The importance of inclusion, diversity and equity in communications has been brought to the forefront of conversations in the past few years. However, the concept of accessible communications still seems to be an afterthought. We as professional communicators must ensure we’re incorporating accessibility in every element of what we do to ensure we’re not missing out on the 15% of the population who identify as having a disability. It’s time we think about inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) when we’re working…

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January 2023

C-Suite Conversations: A Virtual Fireside Chat with James Scongack

January 16, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Presented by the Senior Communicators Circle Monday, January 16, 2023, 5:30 to 7 p.m. ET James Scongack, Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President, Operational Services, Bruce Power James Scongack has worn many hats in his tenure at Bruce Power including vice-president of corporate affairs & environment with responsibility for media/investor relations, external/employee communications, community and aboriginal relations, corporate social responsibility, sustainability and stakeholder/government relations. As such, our first C-Suite Conversation promises to be a rich one! C-Suite Conversations is…

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