Marc Gordon offers his opinion to City TV about the TTC #Thisiswhere security campaign and APP

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CAPS member Marc Gordon is no stranger to the Toronto media. In this segment he offers his expert marketing opinion on the TTC’s recent security campaign centered around transit posters and social media using the #Thisiswhere hashtag. The TTC has embarked on a campaign meant to increase awareness and security through the use of a… Continue reading

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Meetings Mean Business Canada targets Western Canada

Continuing its mission to advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings, Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) visited Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary to connect with Business Events Industry executive leaders on October 26 and 27, 2017. Meetings Mean Business Canada Chair, and CEO of Meeting Escrow, Grant Snider along with fellow board members, Reggie Lang… Continue reading

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You and the Global Speakers Federation (GSF)

As a CAPS member, you belong to one of 14 associations who are part of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). The GSF is a worldwide organization dedicated to expanding the speaking profession globally through the development and growth of associations of professional speakers. Earlier this year, the GSF reorganized its governance model and with it… Continue reading

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CAPS cares about the community …and we need your help!

You’ve heard it so many times before. CAPS Cares. CAPS Cares about its members, CAPS Cares about its association, and now… CAPS Cares about its community. It’s no surprise that our members are giving, generous, and community-minded. I mean, we uplift people for a living — it’s what we do! And now, we get another… Continue reading

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The Ottawa Convention only weeks away! And did you know….

In just a few short weeks, we’ll all be meeting up in Ottawa, ready to celebrate CAPS’ 20th birthday, Canada’s 150th birthday, and experience a Convention that will be like no other! How will it be like no other, you may ask? This year, our distinguished Convention Programming Chairs – Sid Ridgely, CSP and Beverly… Continue reading

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President’s Message – November 2017

Bylaws – your questions answered “Bylaws are sexy… they are getting the attention they deserve” – Grant Ainsley, National Director, Town Hall meeting Nov 9, 2017 time 7:57pm. Thank you CAPS members for your bylaw questions on the proposed recommendations of the board. Since you have received the draft bylaw on November 1, 2017, many… Continue reading

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Cate Collins contributes to the Unsung Heroes

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Cate Collins, a fellow CAPS member, affiliated with the Toronto Chapter saw a women in pain, and asked the community to help her create an experience to help these women continue to serve their local shelters. Read a bit of her story and consider how your expertise can positively impact your community. Cate had the… Continue reading

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Former CFL player and CAPS member Orlando Bowen shares his story in the W5/TSN investigation on CTV: Personal Foul – Nov 18, 2017

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We’re thrilled to share media coverage of how our members are making a difference in their area of expertise. This week a special W5/TSN investigation looks at CAPS member Orlando Bowen, a former CFL player, who was arrested by police, assaulted and charged and then later acquitted. While the experience darkened his world, Rick Westhead… Continue reading

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