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A full 40% of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) members are Canadian.

IABC Canada is 4,300-plus members served by 14 chapters divided into two regions (Canada West & Canada East).

Canada West

Canada West supports six chapters in our region.

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Canada East

Canada East supports eight chapters in our region.

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Use impact assessment to enhance reputation

August 19th, 2019|0 Comments

By Deb Tomlinson and Joni Avram   This coming October, hundreds of professional communicators will gather at the IABC Western [...]

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2019-20 Board of Directors

June 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

The proposed slate for IABC Canada East Region's board of directors was approved at our annual meeting on June 2, [...]

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National Programs

Master Communicator Nominations Now Open!

Do you know a communication aficionado who wields knowledge of our profession like a sword of light? Someone who carefully balances the art and science of strategic communication producing results at every turn?

IABC Canada’s 2019 Master Communicator program is open for nominations. We’re hunting from coast to coast for the best of the best in the communication profession and we invite you to join us in our quest to discover and recognize awesome talent. The deadline to submit your nomination is September 9, 2019.

2018 Master Communicators

The IABC Canada Master Communicator designation (MC) is a lifetime achievement designation and the highest honor IABC Canada can bestow on an individual member. Honourees of this prestigious accolade have now been announced.

Congratulations to Sue Heuman, ABC of Edmonton, Judith Sparkes, ABC of Calgary and Cyrus Mavalwala, ABC of Toronto, who are the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Master Communicator designation.

Master Communicator Award Winners

2018 Silver Leaf Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2018 Silver Leaf Award winners from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.

Silver Leaf is Canada’s premiere professional awards program celebrating excellence in business communication. It’s a chance for communicators working in all disciplines to receive national industry recognition for outstanding work in the field of communications. Access criteria and learn how to nominate here.

Silver Leaf Award Winners

International News

2019 Silver Leaf Awards – deadline extended until July 12th!

July 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Don’t miss your chance to shine. The deadline for the 2019 Silver Leaf Awards is [...]

Hunting for Canada’s Master Communicators

June 25th, 2019|0 Comments

  Do you know a communication aficionado who wields knowledge of our profession like a [...]

2019 IABC Gold Quill Awards- Winners announced

April 5th, 2019|0 Comments

The cat is out of the bag!  The winners of the 2019 IABC Gold Quill Awards have [...]

IABC Gold Quill Awards – Now Accepting Submissions

November 19th, 2018|0 Comments

For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in [...]

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Use impact assessment to enhance reputation

August 19th, 2019|0 Comments

By Deb Tomlinson and Joni Avram   This coming October, hundreds of professional communicators will gather at the IABC Western Conference in Banff. Deb Tomlinson (CEO of the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services) and [...]

The Power of a Question

August 19th, 2019|0 Comments

By Dr. Rebecca Sutherns Communication planning is an essential tool for ensuring your organization sends a clear, specific message with measurable results. Yet the focus of broader project planning meetings can often be on other [...]

Why do stakeholder engagement?

August 19th, 2019|0 Comments

By Dr. Rebecca Sutherns   We're living in a time when people expect involvement and transparency in decision making, especially when the outcome affects them. Involving people in decision-making leads to wiser decisions that people [...]