Links of Interest

Education and Partnerships

Canadian Education Association
CEA initiates and sustains dialogue throughout the country influencing public policy issues in education for the ongoing development of a robust, democratic society and a prosperous and sustainable economy.

Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) 
CMEC is the national voice for education in Canada. It is the mechanism through which ministers consult and act on matters of mutual interest, and the instrument through which they consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government. CMEC also represents the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally.

The International education business Partnership Network (The IPN)
The IPN is a Global Network of education, business and community partnerships. It offers a series of services to members and associates which enable partnership development, provide opportunities for collaborative learning and facilitate global networking. 

Federal/Provincial Government

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's mandate is to help make Canadians more productive and competitive in the knowledge-based economy, thus improving the standard of living and quality of life in Canada.

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
ESDC is responsible for providing all Canadians with the tools they need to thrive and prosper in the workplace and community. ESDC supports human capital development, labour market development and are dedicated to establishing a culture of lifelong learning for Canadians.

Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.

Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities 
Training is key to being competitive in a global economy. Employers constantly require new and higher levels of skills because of continuing technological change in the workplace. Strong literacy and basic skills are needed for success in any labour market. To help Ontario meet these challenges, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities supports programs and services for both employers and employees.

Skills Development

Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD) 
CSTD is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the profession of training, workplace learning and human resources development.

Career Development Association of Alberta 
The Career Development Association of Alberta is an incorporated society and professional association of career development practitioners interested in supporting each other in practice by networking, information sharing, creating learning opportunities, ensuring that we have a voice and staying current within a developing field.


The Sector Council Research Project 
The Sector Council Program is linked to Canada’s Workplace Skills Strategy, which aims to help Canadians acquire the skills needed for meaningful and productive employment. The Government of Canada, through the Sector Council Program, works with business, unions, employees, and other levels of government to ensure that Canadians have the opportunity to develop their skills and succeed, and to ensure that the needs of employers are met.


Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) 
CFIB works on behalf of more than 100,000 independent business owners in every sector and region in Canada. Taking our direction from CFIB Members, through regular surveys, we lobby for small- and medium-sized businesses at the federal, provincial and local levels of government.

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)  
HRPA is the professional association for human resource management in Ontario. HRPA advocates for, promotes and enhances the human resources profession; sets standards; anticipates and exceeds stakeholder expectations.

OneSmartWorld is the leading solution for anyone or any organization serious about harnessing their intellectual capital to improve their professional and personal performance. Our vision is to build a brighter, better world; to make a difference by helping people, teams and organizations think better and work smarter. is an employment resource designed to help Canadian job seekers find work. It offers a number of job tips and career-related articles and provides Canadian workers a quick and convenient means to apply for jobs online.