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Jan 23, 2019 — Chapter Meeting

About This Meeting This is an all-hands meeting to discuss upcoming events, welcome all volunteers, and review the work that needs to be done to keep our chapter moving forward in serving our community of writers. If you want to find out what’s happening, have some ideas you’d like to share, or would like to…

Victoria Tech Comm Café: Next meeting December 19

Victoria Tech Comm Café: Next meeting December 19

The next Tech Comm Café in Victoria is on Wednesday, December 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Victoria Pierogifest Holiday Social Sure. It’s a busy season. But there are some things that you just have to make time for. Things like dumplings. And beer. And fellow tech writers. Join us for STC Canada West Coast’s…

Jan. 19 Workshop: Creating Instructional Videos

Jan. 19 Workshop: Creating Instructional Videos

The STC Canada West Coast chapter is offering a hands-on workshop about creating instructional videos. Many companies use videos to inform customers about products and services. Videos can provide information more efficiently than printed or online text; users’ attention spans are shrinking, and time is at a premium. Customer support, marketing, and sales departments also…

Vancouver-Area Tech Comm Café: Nov. 13 recap; next meeting Jan. 16, 2019

Vancouver-Area Tech Comm Café:  Nov. 13 recap; next meeting Jan. 16, 2019

The November 13 Tech Comm Café met at the Cactus Club Café on Kingsway in Burnaby. The change from our usual downtown coffee shop brought in new people from across the Lower Mainland so we had lots to talk about over dinner. As usual, we started with job-hunting and networking tips. Many people use LinkedIn…

STC Canada West Coast chapter offers 10 student memberships

In 2018, the STC Canada West Coast chapter awarded 5 students an STC membership. For 2019, the Society for Technical Communication (STC) Canada West Coast chapter is pleased to cover the $65 (US) annual STC student membership fee for up to 10 post-secondary students in British Columbia. To be eligible, students must provide proof of…

Aug 15, 2018 — Chapter Meeting

About This Meeting This is an all-hands meeting to discuss upcoming events, welcome all volunteers, and review the work that needs to be done to keep our chapter moving forward in serving our community of writers. If you want to find out what’s happening, have some ideas you’d like to share, or would like to…

Call for volunteers

Call for volunteers

We rely on volunteers to help run the chapter and organize events that create value for our members and the community of writers we serve. Your help is essential to providing services such as current job postings, our monthly e-newsletter, and webinars and in-person seminars and workshops with experts in our field. Whether you’re a…

Chapter wins gold community achievement award.

Chapter wins gold community achievement award.

The STC Canada West Coast chapter has been honoured for its activities in 2017 with a Gold Achievement Award from the STC, the world’s leading organization for advancing technical communication. “It’s an honour that our chapter is being recognized for all our hard work and community engagement,” said Serena Beck, President of the chapter. “We…

Five students are 2018 membership recipients

Five students are 2018 membership recipients

The STC Canada West Coast chapter is excited to announce that five BCIT technical writing students in Vancouver will receive free 2018 STC student memberships. The five students are (top row, left to right) Brian Weatherby from Delta, Verna Lethbridge from Maple Ridge, Kushanie Tilakaratne from Coquitlam, (bottom row, left to right) Sharole Tylor from…

Vancouver-Area Tech Comm Café: Nov. 8 recap; next meeting online Jan. 10, 2018

Vancouver-Area Tech Comm Café: Nov. 8 recap; next meeting online Jan. 10, 2018

November’s meeting began with a surprise: our regular meeting place was closed for a special event. We found another coffee shop around the corner instead. For the benefit of some new people who weren’t familiar with local STC activities, we discussed recent face-to-face presentations on API documentation, Flare, personality differences in the workplace, and privacy…

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