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WEC 50-30
Join the 50 – 30 Challenge!

Cando has signed up for the 50-30 challenge! Canada's 50 – 30 Challenge asks firms to make two aspirational commitments to increase diversity on Boards and in senior management over time, and report on their progress. Participating companies, organizations, and not-for-profits agree to voluntarily take action towards achieving meaningful and substantive improvements in supporting diversity and inclusion within their organization, as outlined in the Challenge. The Government is looking to partner with these organizations in their efforts, and is examining supports for participating organizations to help them achieve these goals.

Cando has signed up for the 50-30 challenge!
If your organization would like to participate in the 50 – 30 Challenge, please sign up here.

Last year was tough for everyone, but we kept pushing to ensure economic security for all women in Canada. We’ve seen some incredible successes, including the launch of new programs and expanding the scope of our work to reach more communities across the country.  As we look ahead to the new year, we're excited to continue building on these successes, and to take on new challenges. We're looking forward to new opportunities, new partnerships, and new ways of working together to make a real difference in the lives of women across Canada.



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Socioeconomic Subcommittee Program Manager - Contract Role


The Indigenous Caucus of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and Existing Pipeline (Committee or IAMC-TMX) is seeking administrative, outreach, technical and Program Management support in the implementation of the Socio-Economic Subcommittee (SESC) work plans (as an aspect of annual Budgets), priorities, and goals. 

Through the Indigenous Caucus Operations (ICO) team, and reporting to the Indigenous Caucus Director and with direct accountability to the Chair of the Socio-Economic Sub-Committee, the successful candidate will be offered an initial contract, for a specified duration, to March 31, 2024. The candidate may work remotely, though preference may be given to applicants residing in British Columbia or Alberta. Travel may be required under this contract and must be pre-approved. Travel costs may not exceed National Joint Council Rates.


The Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) brings together 13 Indigenous and six senior federal representatives to provide advice to regulators, as well as to monitor the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and existing pipeline. The 13 Indigenous members represent the 129 Indigenous communities and regions along the route.

Members have shared goals of both the safety and protection of environmental and Indigenous interests regarding lands and waters. Read the Terms of Reference and find out more about the Committee at http://www.iamc-tmx.com.

Position Closes: February 13, 2023 at midnight PT.

Download Complete Position Description HERE!


Board Positions - SEED Winnipeg

We have a couple openings on the board and are looking for new candidates.

SEED works with a lot of Indigenous clientele and there is always interest to identify more Indigenous board members. 

SEED Winnipeg is an organization in Winnipeg’s North End with a mission to build strong communities and increase opportunities for people through financial empowerment programs and services. Board members will be elected to 2 year term commitments where they’d be expected to attend 5 board meetings a year, an annual strategic planning session, and participate in at least one board/staff committee.  This averages out to approximately one board commitment a month. Board members also prepare for board and committee meetings by reading relevant documents in advance of these meetings. Skills, knowledge, and attributes we are prioritizing in filling these two vacancies include:

Knowledge Demographic Attributes Skills
  • Community Economic Development
  • Business Development (including Co-ops and social enterprises)
  • Financial empowerment
  • Indigenous (includes First Nations, Metis  and Inuk/Inuit)
  • Woman or gender diverse
  • Living with a disability
  • Legal/lawyer
  • Financial management/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Community connections

If anyone is interested, I would be happy to provide more info, and the process would be that they forward a CV. I’ll relay that to the nominating committee who ultimately decide and interview candidates as required.  

Derek Earl
More info. at: SEED Winnipeg

Appointment Opportunity in the Natural Resources Portfolio

Two notice of appointment opportunities with Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission were recently posted on the Governor in Council appointments website.

We would also like to advise you that the notice of appointment opportunity with Atomic Energy Canada Limited remains posted on the Governor in Council appointments website.

In line with the Government’s commitment to transparent, merit-based appointments to help support inclusiveness and diversity, including for gender parity, and Indigenous peoples and communities, we would appreciate it if your organization would share this opportunity with your networks to assist us in reaching out to as many interested candidates as possible.

More information:

Céline Doucet (she/her, elle)



Analyst, Portfolio Management Division

Portfolio Management and Corporate Secretariat Branch, Natural Resources Canada

Tel: 343-542-9045


Possibilité de nomination dans le portefeuille des ressources naturelles with Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Deux avis de possibilité de nomination avec la Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire a été récemment affichée sur le site Web des Nominations par le gouverneur en conseil.

Nous souhaitons aussi vous communiquer que l’avis de possibilité de nomination avec Énergie atomique Canada limitée est toujours affichée sur le site Web des Nominations par le gouverneur en conseil.

Le Gouvernement s’est engagé à des nominations transparentes et basées sur le mérite afin de renforcer l’inclusion et la diversité, y compris pour la parité des genres, et pour les peuples et communautés autochtones. Dans cet esprit, nous apprécierions grandement si vous pouviez partager ces liens pour rendre cette possibilité de nomination connue et nous aider à atteindre autant de candidats intéressés que possible.

Je vous remercie pour votre aide et n'hésitez pas à communiquer avec moi si vous avez des questions ou commentaires.


Céline Doucet (she/her, elle)



Analyste, Division de la gestion du portefeuille

Direction générale de la gestion du portefeuille et du Secrétariat ministériel, Ressources naturelles Canada

Tél. : 343-542-9045




North Shore Micmac logo

Position:                                  Communications Officer

Supervisor:                              Manager of Human Resources & Administration

Job Location:                            Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation, New Brunswick

The North Shore Micmac District Council (NSMDC) is a tribal council located in Natoaganeg (Eel Ground), New Brunswick, and is comprised of seven member Mi’kmaq First Nation communities.  NSMDC provides programs and services to our member communities in the areas of health and family support, post-secondary education, skills and employment training, housing and infrastructure, water and waste management, emergency management, and environmental services.

Program Locations:

Based in Natoaganeg, the Communications Officer will be required to travel throughout New Brunswick.  Travel outside the province may also be required periodically.   A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is a requirement.

Scope of Position:

The Communications Officer is accountable for effectively delivering a full range of communications services.  Daily tasks include managing social media and fielding all media inquiries. The Communications Officer will organize, add to and implement a communications strategy and its related materials; will work closely with all department heads, as well as the emergency management department, conduct research, writing, editing and incorporate all technologies available, from media outlet and social media, to the production of, publications, promotional materials and news releases.

This position must be staffed by a highly motivated individual who is able to work both independently and in a team environment and must possess an understanding of Indigenous culture, values, traditions, territory and socio-economic conditions.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential as this role focuses around writing, editing and reviewing content.  The Communications Officer must have strong analytical and decision-making capabilities with an attention to detail.  At times, the Communication Officer may also be responsible for writing speeches and helping to prepare presentations and media talking points for executives within the organization.  A demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is essential.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Publisher (or other publishing platforms) is crucial, along with knowledge of web design/maintenance, and experience in marketing.

Typical Duties/Activities:

  • Creation and implementation of a communications strategy, including but not limited to, events, social media, website content, press conferences, and emails.
  • Creating timely and engaging content to be published regularly on all media outlets.
  • Managing, planning and coordinating media events.
  • Writing media material to be used for press releases, media advisories, and service announcements on behalf of member First Nation communities.
  • Monitoring the brand and reputation and discussions relating to NSMDC in the media while conducting a professional response in a timely manner.
  • Attend trade shows/career fairs to assist in the promotion of the organization.
  • Attendance at workshops, conferences and meetings will be required occasionally.
  • Development and maintenance of website and other social media.
  • Production of newsletters and/or bulletins.
  • Creating content for publication in newspapers and other news outlets.
  • Video production.
  • Consulting with experts, where necessary.

Preferred Formal Education and Preferred Training:

  • Post-secondary education diploma or degree in marketing, business communications, journalism, or public relations.
  • Experience related to content writing or media strategy within an organization is an asset.
  • Spoken and written Mi’kmaq is an asset.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Good general computer literacy is essential with knowledge of the Windows/Mac operating systems and its applications, especially MS Word and MS Excel, Photoshop.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal relations.
  • Software publishing.
  • Report writing.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Ability to receive and give constructive feedback.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture, values, traditions, territory and socioeconomic conditions is essential.


  • Business Casual Dress Code
  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • RRSP match
  • Vision Care 

Please note: salary will be based on education, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and a written work sample to christelwalsh@nsmdc.com.

The deadline for submission is 4:00 pm (Atlantic), Monday, December 5, 2022.

NSMDC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


WEC 50-30

Bilingual Communications Officer - Women's Economic Council

November 2022 - November 2024
(with possibility of extension)

$ 70,000 - $ 76,000/yr

About Us
The Women’s Economic Council (WEC) is a federally incorporated national charitable
organization advocating since 2002 for women-centred community economic development (CED) in Canada. We are the only non-profit that supports networks of like-minded organizations that help women-centred CED flourish across the country. Since March 2022 WEC is also one of five ecosystem partners funded to promote gender, equity, diversity and inclusion (GEDI) for the federal government’s 50-30 Challenge. This project allows us to work with participants who have signed up for the Challenge, helping to inform and encourage them to meet their diversity goals.

The Role
If you are someone who loves to create content, enjoys working with new projects and getting in on the ground floor, then this remote work opportunity may be for you. As part of a supportive team, you will work in both official languages to create inspiring communications, engage others and promote WEC’s 50-30 Challenge Project.

We are seeking an enthusiastic communications officer with:
❖ A bachelor’s degree in communication and/or 3+ years experience in a related field;
❖ Knowledge and ability to generate leads through digital content, and moderate social
media platforms / marketing initiatives;
❖ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written & verbal), and proficient in
both official languages (French and English);
❖ Experience working in/or knowledge of Canada’s non-profit sector, cooperatives,
women’s empowerment, and/or community economic development;
❖ Knowledge of and / or experience with research and data-gathering to deliver accurate
❖ Experience and knowledge creating lively, stimulating content in a variety of formats
e.g. text, audio and video;
❖ Ability to maintain confidentiality, set priorities and problem-solve while meeting
deadlines and other areas of accountability; and
❖ Lived experience(s) as a woman from an equity-seeking group is an asset.
❖ Remote work where you reside in Canada (38 hour/per week);
❖ Some in-person meetings and events may be encouraged, and required, depending on
COVID restrictions;
❖ High expectations of work produced;
❖ Flexibility in your working hours as long as deadlines are met and you are available for
regular team and other meetings.
❖ Ability to set the tone and approach to communications for a project that is just getting
❖ WEC is an organization that values your opinions and ideas and is open to your
suggestions and input.
❖ This is a respectful workplace where you can share your talent and knowledge, support
women and make a nationwide contribution to the growth of gender parity, diversity and
inclusion in cooperatives and other organizations.

Start date: As soon as possible

Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2022

How to Apply
1. Please send your resume and cover letter to cyndys@womenseconomiccouncil.ca

2. The name of the files containing your resume and cover letter should include your name
and the job title: Bilingual Communications Officer.
3. Email subject line should include “Bilingual Communications Officer.”

This posting is also available for share via our website at https://womenseconomiccouncil.ca/jobs/



Global Affairs Canada — Manitoba and Saskatchewan Regional Office of the Trade Commissioner Service
is looking to hire a junior business development officer to work with companies in Manitoba and/or Saskatchewan. We are seeking someone that has an interest in international business development, is interested in advising clients on how to access services and programs, and would excel at connecting Manitoba and Saskatchewan companies to people and markets around the world.
An ideal candidate is someone open to learning new things, has a university degree – or will soon graduate – and has experience in providing service to clients and in analyzing information.
The salary band starts at $59,973 with lots of room to grow.


If you know of someone who might fit our needs, please let us know! Since we are looking to expand our team’s ability to advise Indigenous-owned businesses interested in exporting, we are welcoming, in particular, applications from the Indigenous community.

Please call/text Tara  Scheurwater at 343-550-4794
or email: tara.scheurwater@international.gc.ca

More listings to be posted when available.