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October 25, 2012

Syrian children forced to flee their homeland are now being educated in Turkey with the help of a Canadian organization. The civil war in Syria — which activists say has left at least 35,000 dead since the uprising against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011 — has resulted in the closure [...]

October 25, 2012

Three Grade 6 students were left in critical condition and five others injured after a minivan crashed into a classroom at a school in St. Paul, Alta., Thursday morning. The three most seriously injured students were taken by air ambulance to Edmonton, said Kerry Williamson, spokesman for Alberta Health Services, which runs St. Therese Healthcare [...]

October 25, 2012

Hockey Canada has launched a new smartphone app aimed at reducing brain injuries in the sport. Available in both English and French, and with versions for adults and kids, the app includes medically approved information on everything from concussion symptoms to return-to-play protocol. “You can have your phone on the bench, it’s that close,” said [...]

Upcoming Events


Administrative professionals in the public service play an important role during the current period of significant change. At the Heart of Change is a seminar that can help participants acquire new skills, share best practices and generate new ideas to overcome challenges in today’s context. This year’s forum objectives are: recognize the impact that change [...]


The Community of Federal Regulators (CFR) Annual National Workshop brings together 300 professionals working in the federal regulatory field from coast to coast. This one day event will be held at the Hampton Inn in Ottawa and includes dynamic plenary sessions and a diverse selection of breakout seminars. Hear from senior leaders on topics related [...]


Social media tools have a great potential to transform the way public servants work and serve Canadians. In a world where social media can swiftly propel an issue into the spotlight, public servants’ lead-time to provide advice and make decisions is shorter than ever. This half-day workshop for supervisors and managers will feature presentations from [...]