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Canadian Federation of University Women

CFUW

The vision of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is to provide equal education and opportunities for all.  CFUW supports advancements in research by women, networking events, educational programs and fellowships. To learn more visit the CFUW’s site.

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Talent Egg

TalentEgg

Talent Egg is a Canadian website providing career tools, educational advice and employment opportunitites.  It covers all career types including forestry, engineering, marketing and graduate school. Visit Talent Egg to learn more.

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PERFORM Centre

PERFORM

The PERFORM Centre is a clinical research facility located at Concordia University in Montreal. Its objectives are to improve and promote healthy living through research, teaching and community outreach. Some of its research projects involve cardiovascular fitness, obesity and the effects of exercise on a cellular level. There are also educational opportunitites for undergraduate and graduate students.

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Bloorview Research Institute

Bloorview

The Bloorview Research Institute is part of the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Its research focuses on children’s disabilities such as brain injuries, autism, bullying of children with disabilities, cerebral palsy, communication technologies, spina bifida, etc. The institute works closely with children, families, nurses, educators, physicians and researchers.  Opportunities are available to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Centre for Community-Based Research

Established in 1982, the Centre for Community-Based Research is a non-profit organization which aims to strengthen communities through social research. They achieve this by evaluating, planning, training, facilitating, and developing programs with communities, government, social and health services, community groups and educational institutions.  Their website offers peer reviewed articles, manuals, books,  presentations and previous conferences and workshops.  It is also possible to subscribe to their newsletter.

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Ontario Genomics Institute

The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving and advancing gene related research and technology in Canada and ultimately its impact on a global scale.  OGI works with academic institutions as well as industry in an effort to bring Canadian genomics research to its foremost. They offer funding for research, education and commercialization. They also have outreach programs such as summer research fellowships, teaching awards, genomics equipment grants, and OGI student networks.

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Canada Career Week Fair

The 15th annual Canada Career Week Fair will be held from November 18 to 19 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Over 175 exhibitors will be on hand with employment and volunteer opportunities, career advice, educational programs, training options and industry information.  Free resume reviews and interactive mini-workshops will also be available.  Admission and parking is free.  Attend the fair prepared because employers will take notice of those with polished resumes, professional dress attire and etiquette, an inquisitive knowledge of their company, easy exchange of contact information (e.g. business cards) and confidence.

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