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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

RECORDING: Challenging Communication Metrics: An Act of Humanistic Rebellion

January 11, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 11, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

When dealing with measurements, professional communicators, marketing and PR pros often find themselves in a house of mirrors: a maze with multiple, very small aisles and wall-to-wall mirrors meant to be deceiving. We tend to select measurements based on the data we know, understand, and can access readily. And we take data points to evaluate ourselves against, at face value, without considering whether they might be flawed and distorted. Catherine Fisette, ABC, a senior communication and marketing professional, poses the…

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June 2023

SCC Presents: The Non-Profit Communications Edition

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, June 22,  7  to 8:30 p.m. Featuring: Jacqui DeBique, manager of communications and knowledge transfer, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario Are you a student or early career professional interested in joining the non-profit communications sector? Join us this month as we at the SCC will be hosting a very special guest speaker, Jacqui DeBique, from the esteemed organization, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO). With over 25+ years of experience in non-profit communications, DeBique currently works as the communications…

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