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Coffee Break - July Edition

Coffee Break is a place to meet with designers, educators and students. It is a free online social on every third Wednesday of the month.

Coffee Break - March Edition

Coffee Break is a place to meet with designers, educators and students. It is a free online social on every third Wednesday of the month.

New Scholarship for BIPOC Students Aims to Increase Diversity in Design Sector

Manitoba design studios unite with GDC Foundation to help aspiring designers achieve their dreams

NABS Mental Health Marathon

GDC members are invited to ask mental health questions anonymously, on May 6

Joint Code of Ethics Introduced

GDC, RGD and SDGQ announce new joint Code of Ethics

GDC Foundation Announces Scholarship for Northern Indigenous Students

Supporting Indigenous Design Students from NWT, Yukon and Nunavut

GDC + RGD: Partnering for the Profession

GDC and RGD announce partnership on 2016/2017 Creative Earners Survey

GDC Arctic: Design Social

Join us for chats, food and live music!

National AGM 2015: Report

In June, GDC held its national annual general meeting. Every year the GDC national AGM is hosted in a different Canadian city, sponsored by the local chapter. This year, GDC Alberta South Chapter hosted the event in Calgary.

Open Letter: Canada 150: Update — Gov't Launches New Logo

The Government of Canada releases the "winning" logo from the Canada 150 design contest.

Collaborative discussions begin for 2017 WORLD DESIGN SUMMIT in Montreal

The Honourable Liza Frulla, President of the World Design Summit Organization (WDSO), announced on 24 March 2015 the creation of the Scientific Committees that will prepare the agenda for the discussions leading to the World Design Summit, to be held in October 2017, in Montreal.

Arctic » Annual General Meeting

Join us to share your ideas, shape our activities and actions in 2015, and learn about new opportunities to get involved with the Arctic Chapter.

Canada's 125th Anniversary Logo Designer Says 150th Spec Contest "an insult"

Peter Gough spoke with GDC recently and shares his experiences working on the 125th anniversary logo and his thoughts on the Canada 150 spec contest.

From the President: 2014, A Year in Review

2014 was an active year for GDC. Read why the past year was a year for the history books.

Creative Trends: 2014 National Employment + Earnings Survey

We want to hear from you! Fill out the survey before it closes Jan 31 2015, for a chance at an iPad Mini, or a $600 Apple Store Gift Card!

Jim Rimmer Scholarship Call for Entries

Calling all students and recent grads of BC Design Programs! Enter for a chance to be awarded one of two $1,000 scholarships.

Remembering Frédéric Metz

We’ve each had a professor who’s left their mark on our lives - a mark for the better. Someone who imparted their passion and pushed us to reach farther for our goals. For me, that was Frédéric Metz.

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