Career Professionals of Canada News Feed

Happy Father’s Day!

June 21, 2020 |
Father's Day

Father’s Day in Canada occurs on the third Sunday of June. It is not a statutory holiday (federal or provincial), but it is a special day where the focus is on showing appreciation for our fathers and those who represent father figures to us. On Father’s Day, we recognize and honour fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, fathers-in-law, and other fathers we may know and respect. To express our gratitude, we give them cards and small gifts. We might also do something special for them such as preparing a favourite meal, sharing a backyard picnic, or spending quality time doing…

Happy Victoria Day!

May 18, 2020 |
Image of Canadian flag created with fireworks

Victoria Day is a Canadian holiday celebrated on the Monday preceeding May 25 in every province and territory. It honours the birthday of Queen Victoria, who was born on May 24, 1819. In Quebec, this holiday is called “National Patriotes Day” (Journée nationale des patriotes). Enjoy this long-weekend in May. It’s the unofficial start of the summer season in Canada! Image by nutcase_19 on Pixabay  

Happy Mothers Day!

May 10, 2020 |
Boy holding wrapped gift for Mom

Mother’s Day in Canada occurs every year on the second Sunday of May. It is not a statutory holiday (federal or provincial), but it is a day specially designated for us to show appreciation for our mothers. On Mother’s Day, we celebrate and honour motherhood by showing gratitude for our mothers and others who represent mother figures to us. We recognize not just our own mothers, but grandmothers, step-mothers, mothers-in-law, and other mothers we may know and admire. To express our appreciation, we give them cards, flowers, chocolates, or handmade gifts. Mother’s Day 2020…

Celebrating All Administrative Professionals

April 22, 2020 |
administrative professional

Every year, on the Wednesday of the last full week in April, we recognize the immense contributions made by administrative professionals. According to the latest Canadian census, there are more than 1.8 million office and administrative professionals working in Canada. Their roles are incredibly diverse and are found throughout the private and public sectors. Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day! Show your team members that you have noticed and appreciate how much they contribute to your organization’s success. This year, with the majority of people working from home, consider sending an ecard or,…

Easter Wishes

April 12, 2020 |
Colourful painted Easter eggs

Easter brings the promise of new beginnings and a fresh start. Around the world, Christians observe Easter Sunday as a religious holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter weekend is a time when many people attend church services, and enjoy fun events such as Easter egg hunts and family gatherings that often include special meals. But Easter 2020 will be very different as people around the globe self-isolate to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Although most traditional Easter celebrations will not be taking place this year, Career Professionals of…

Join CPC Member Shellie Deloyer for a Special CERIC Webinar Series: Thriving Through Chaos

March 25, 2020 |
CERIC Webinar

FREE CERIC WEBINAR SERIES starts next Tuesday, March 31, 2019 – Thriving Through Chaos: How to Manage Your Mental and Emotional Well-Being and Help Your Clients Do the Same – to explore the tools that may help career professionals navigate through this uncertain period. Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) is a CERIC supporting organization. Dear Colleagues – While our work at CERIC continues, we believe the most important thing we can do right now is to be engaged with the needs of the broader career development sector in a way that supports…