Fun!raiser: Family Reunion – 2016 Convention

WE ARE ONE… one family – a CAPS family.  And once a year we all get together at convention.  So it seems too obvious not to call it… a Family Reunion – so that’s just what we did! This year’s Fun!raiser, benefitting the CAPS Foundation ( is a Family Reunion featuring all the fixings you’d… Continue reading

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President’s Message – November 2016

Are You Reading This? Your National Board has heard something several times this year…the message is that most CAPS members do not read KeyNotes (the very publication you are reading right now!!). That is distressing to us if it is true. A great deal of time and energy goes into creating and disseminating this information… Continue reading

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Afghanistan’s running women: The racers who made a statement in the world’s most secret marathon


For Canada’s Marathon Man, Martin Parnell, it was the best time to record his worst time. For almost seven long, gruelling hours, he had coaxed, pushed and encouraged a young Afghan woman to complete the 42-kilometre regulation distance that made up the world’s most secret marathon. When the pair crossed the finish line with only… Continue reading

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Every woman needs a purse


This year CAPS Ottawa will be supporting the “Project Purse”, a charity campaign that was started in Ottawa in 2015 by Tanya O’Connor. She started ‘Project Purse’ to help homeless women across the city. At CAPS Ottawa we want to collect 50 purses to donate to St. Joe’s Women’s Centre. Suggested items to include in… Continue reading

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A Soulful Collaboration


What happens when two CAPS members from different chapters meet at a conference and share a dream? Why collaboration that works, that’s what. Lea Brovedani, The Trust Architect and member of CAPS Atlantic and Glynis E. Devine, Chief Juicer and member of CAPS Montreal are just back from their first (‘of many!’ the co-hosts say)… Continue reading

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