CAPS Foundation: Is Your Summer Slipping Away From You?

By FREMA ENGEL, MSW, Mental Health Expert, Psychotherapist and Chair of CAPS Peer Support Program Before you know it, summer will be over. Have you taken a break?  Are you using the hot weather, school vacation and family and friends being more available as a chance for gatherings and fun activities? Many people see the… Continue reading

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President’s Message: Contribute. Consume. Co-Create – July 2016

We Are One. I know, you’ve heard that from me before. You’ve also heard me reference the idea that we all make up this system (ecosystem) that is CAPS…we contribute to it and we consume from it. In order to thrive, every system needs regular nutrition, regular contribution. We will, literally, cease to exist without… Continue reading

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New CAPS National Website is now LIVE!

We said it would be ready in the Spring, and we are excited to announce the NEW CAPS National Website is now live! The site is totally new and we are excited to share it with you, our CAPS members. We have designed it for 3 groups of users: CAPS members Potential CAPS members People… Continue reading

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President’s Message: We Are One – June 2016

We Are One. It is the theme for this year at CAPS, and it is true no matter what year it is. We are one association of Experts Who Speak Professionally. If you were at your chapter event when I visited earlier this year, you know that I talked about CAPS (just like all human… Continue reading

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Your CAPS Community Cares

Stress kills! …silently at first, and then, in very apparent ways. One of the prevalent causes of stress in our modern world is financial stress. This can be especially true for speakers who don’t have the predictability of a regular paycheck. When financial hardship strikes, your stress levels can go through the roof! This often… Continue reading

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We Are One: Transforming, Transitioning, Trail-blazing!

It’s Spring! A time of renewal, re-awakening and reflection (I know, that is a lot of alliteration!!) and that is exactly what is going on at CAPS! Renewal time has passed and we are so glad that you have chosen continue to engage with CAPS! The presence of each and every one of you allows… Continue reading

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We Are One, and Your Voice Matters!

One of many Chapter ‘Pose Off’s from the Chapter Tour of President Deri Latimer, CSP. This one is of Southwest Ontario Chapter. Dear CAPS Members, At our Annual General Meeting in December, 2015, a revised Service Level Agreement (SLA) was approved between CAPS and its Association Management Company, Bond Executive Offices Inc. A major initiative… Continue reading

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Message from your 2016 National President Deri Latimer, CSP

The VIP Table was front and centre at the CAPS 2015 National Convention in Halifax: Are you registered for 2016 in Edmonton? We Are One! One National Professional Association. One Community. One Place for Experts Who Speak Professionally…to Learn, Share, Grow, and Belong. Professional associations such as CAPS are – like all organizations – systems;… Continue reading

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STS – 2015 Dec – So To Speak Invitation

So To Speak Invitation – How Can You Contribute! This year, Carolyn Schur, Lorn Stanners and Joe Sherren, CSP, HoF, CSPGlobal contributed content to make your newsletter, So To Speak, a powerful tool in your business building toolbox. Would you like to be part of the team of writers for 2016? Contact Jeanne to learn… Continue reading

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STS – 2015 Dec – Welcome New Board Member – Joel Sweeney

Welcome New Board Member – Joel Sweeney “I joined CAPS Atlantic in December of 2009. It was about one week prior to the convention in Calgary and I have attended every convention since. I had been in the speaking business, part time, since 1995 and was getting ready to go into my business full time.… Continue reading

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