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Welcome to the Canada West Coast Chapter
of the Society for Technical Communication

The STC is the world’s leading organization for advancing technical communication
and improving the skills of its members. The Canada West Coast Chapter draws members
from Vancouver, Victoria, and throughout British Columbia.

Volunteer today:

  • Write articles for our web site
  • Help build our online community as social media coordinator
  • Take a leadership course absolutely free

For more information, send us an email.

What’s new

August Tech Comm Café
Heather Sommerville reports on the August 10th Tech Comm Café, where local tech writers discussed issues such as the value of professional associations like the STC, project scope creep, and the pros and cons of working as a solo writer. Bring your questions and ideas to the September 14 meeting.

Speaker series kicks off with STC international award winners
Karen Rempel, a past chapter president, kicks off our 2016/2017 speaker series with the STC International Summit award-winning entries in technical communication for print, web, and video.

July’s Tech Comm Café
Heather Sommerville reports on the July 13 Tech Comm Café, where local tech writers discussed issues such as determining skill levels, demonstrating value to employers, and showing loyalty as employees. Bring your questions and ideas to the August 10 meeting.

We say farewell to Pam Drucker
This month’s Spotlight features Pam Drucker, a long-time STC Canada West Coast volunteer and board member. Pam served most recently as advisor to the board.

Coming up

For more information about any of these events, email us.

Saturday, Sept 10: Karen Rempel presents STC International Summit award-winning entries, VSO School of Music, 853 Seymour Street, Vancouver, 10 am to noon.

Wednesday, Sept 14: Vancouver Tech Comm Café, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Monday, Oct 3: Victoria Tech Comm Café, 6 pm to 8 pm.

Saturday, Oct 15: Cindy Oxenbury presents a talk on privacy in the Internet age, VSO School of Music, 853 Seymour Street, Vancouver, 10 am to noon.

 

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