Navigating the Hiring Minefield

Please join labour and employment lawyers, Marie-Michèle Pellerin-Auprix and Nigel McKechnie of Bird Richard, for an interactive discussion on hiring do’s and don’ts. Marie-Michèle and Nigel will discuss common hiring pitfalls and best practices to limit your business’ liability to claims of wrongful dismissal and discrimination.

In addition, the seminar will address relevant case law and practical scenarios, and time will be allocated to encourage discussion and Q&As.

Tuesday February 28, 2017
08:30 - 10:00

For more information please contact Tanya Howlett, Legal Assistant thowlett@birdrichard.com or 613-238-3772 ext 228.



Visions for Canada, 2042

In an increasingly interconnected world, there is a growing recognition of our interdependence. The Visions for Canada, 2042 conference will explore the ways innovative collaboration among researchers and the community may be the most effective response to Canada’s future challenges. Civil servants, non-governmental organizers, university faculty, graduate students and alumni from across the ‘civic’ disciplines are all invited to participate in a three night, two day conference in which they will discuss research and ideas that help imagine Canada’s future in 2042.
The conference, taking place at Carleton University, is free to attend. Tickets are for sale for the concluding event, a gala dinner in the Shaw Centre Trillium Ballroom, celebrating this milestone conference and Carleton’s 75th Anniversary.

Saturday March 4, 2017
17:30 - 21:30

For more information please contact Cassie Smith, fpa-events@carleton.ca or 613-520-2600 ext 2995.


30 - 31

Autism Awareness Centre Ottawa Convention

Kelly Mahler - Interoception - The Eighth Sensory System

Ruth Ellingson - The Science of making friends and handling peer rejection.

Thursday March 30, 2017 - Friday March 31, 2017
08:45 - 16:00

Thursday, March 30 2017 8:45 - 16:00

Friday, March 31 2017 8:45 - 16:00

For more information please contact Maureen Bennie, maureen@autismawarenesscentre.com or 1-866-724-2224.


6 - 7

Climat scolaire positif

The Conseil des écoles catholiques du Center-Est (CECCE), the Conseil des écoles Eastern Ontario (CEPEO) and the Eastern Ontario Catholic District School Board (CSDCEO) have the honor of organizing the third French-language provincial convention on positive school climate. This initiative is a partnership between the three eastern francophone school boards in Ontario who have been working together for 10 years now to create a positive school climate using Positive Behavior Support (PCS).


Thursday April 6, 2017 - Friday April 7, 2017
08:00 - 14:30

Thursday, April 6 2017 8:00 - 21:30

Friday, April 7 2017 8:30 - 14:30

For more information please contact Mylène Laurin-Slythe, mlaurinslythe@gmail.com or 613- 715- 0663.


8 - 9

The National Women’s Show

Looking for the ultimate girl's day out? Come to The National Women's Show, a fantastic day filled with fashion, food and fun. With over 200 exhibits offering the best and the largest selection of products and services there is something for every woman!

Saturday April 8, 2017 - Sunday April 9, 2017
10:00 - 05:00

Children 12 & under are free

For additional information please contact info@nationalevent.com or visit www.nationalwomenshow.com