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Make A Change Canada invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Saturday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific | 1:00 p.m. Eastern. The AGM will be held online in GoToTraining, and anyone is welcome to attend. You must preregister by email by contacting amedgar [at] makeachangecanada.com.

On January 23, 2020, Make A Change Canada held a 15th anniversary celebration event in its founding city of Nelson, B.C. To celebrate this milestone, we brought in the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team and formed our very own all-star team, the Kootenay Patricks, to take the ice in support of Make A Change Canada. The event sold out to a crowd of 1,500 and filled the Nelson and District Community Complex to capacity, for a night to live on in the memories of local residents for years come.

A fundraiser of this magnitude required many hands and months of preparation. With more than 150...

Tara Thom Burnett, Employment Facilitator

We are pleased to announce that our employment facilitator, Tara Thom Burnett, has received accreditation as a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) by the British Columbia Career Development Association (BCCDA).

The CCDP designation is a recognized trademark that communicates credibility, a high level of professionalism, and ethical standards, as well as a commitment to continuous professional development. The CCDP certification requires that career practitioners complete at least 25 hours of professional development each year to maintain their certification.

In order to...

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COVID-19 Update: We're Here to Help

MARCH 17, 2020

To our clients, followers, and supporters,
 
Make A Change Canada continues to follow ongoing developments surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Our priority is ensuring the health and safety of our program participants, staff, their families, and the greater community.
 
As an entirely online organization we are here to reassure you that our programs and services will remain fully operational for the benefit of our clients. We are here for our program participants, and we will continue to provide career and skills training support as we do...

Change is difficult for everyone. This is particularly true for Canadians when the winter blues can shrink motivation and productivity down to the size of a snowflake. Even Canadian employers are looking for ways to take the chill out of low motivation in the workplace during the winter season.

Ironically, winter is also the time when Canadians tend to set commitments for change. Fortunately, we have some time-tested tips and tricks to help you stay on track with your new year’s resolutions for 2016.

Research shows that 31 percent of Canadians set a new year’s resolution, yet a whopping...

 Anne-Marie Edgar (left) and Jenna Raider (right)

How is 2016 shaping up for you? 

For all of us at Make A Change Canada the new year brings a host of exciting developments. One such development is our new website and a blog feature that will allow us to reach greater heights of communication with our clients and supporters in 2016. We are also developing a virtual call centre operation that will provide employment opportunities for our own clientele, while offering businesses a socially responsible alternative for their marketing needs.

What sets us apart?

We feel that our culture and how we focus on client success really sets us apart....