The Canadian Issues SIG gives Canadian members a place to exchange professional development information and discuss·political, socioeconomic, and geographical issues within STC.
This SIG evolved from the Canadian Issues Committee that, for 10 years, helped identify and resolve many issues concerning Canadian members of STC. Membership in the SIG is not restricted to Canadian members but is open to anyone with an interest in the special needs and concerns of Canadian STC members. The Canadian Issues SIG explores the following areas of interest:
Increasing the technical communications profile and reputation across Canada. Monitoring, helping shape, and publicizing technical communication education in Canada. Helping evolve standards to encourage a consistency in the technical communications courses offered across Canada.
Communicating the value of technical communication to business, industry, and academe. Enabling educational institutions, industry, and practitioners to share ideas about technical communication.Promoting a professional development program for Canadian technical communicators, by making it easier to advertise such programs.
- Name: Ann Wiley