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Monthly Meetings

Monthly Membership Meetings via Zoom

MONTHLY MEETINGS:  CANSCAIP's Monthly Membership Meetings are a key benefit for our Members and Friends across Canada. These meetings are excellent opportunities to learn from and connect with Canada's children's writing, illustrating and performing community as well as industry professionals.

CANSCAIP may invite prospective new members to attend a meeting. This one-time invitation may be extended by contacting office@canscaip.org. 

SPEAKERS: Guest speakers are invited monthly to share their expertise and knowledge in their fields, and regularly include authors, illustrators, performers, editors, art directors, and other industry professionals. 

MEMBER & FRIEND ANNOUNCEMENTS AT MEETINGS: Have a new book? Nominated for an award? Tour or book launch ahead? News about the book community? Get added to the agenda to share your news.  Please aim to make your announcement a maximum of 2 minutes or less due to time constraints.

MEETING DATES & TIMES ACROSS CANADA:  CANSCAIP's monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month  (no meetings in July or August) at 7:00pm ET.  
The meeting start times across Canada are: 

BC 4:00pm | AB 5:00pm | SK 5:00pm | MB 6:00pm | ON 7:00pm | QB 7:00pm | NB 8:00pm | NS 8:00pm | PE 8:00pm | NL 8:30pm

MEETING FORMAT: 

  • The monthly meetings begin with greetings from the President, Members and Friends announcements, followed by the meeting speakers.  
  • Meetings are followed by a chance to mingle and network in smaller groups using breakout rooms.
  • Meetings are recorded. As a benefit, Members and Friends can access past transcripts or recordings via the members' area of the website to enjoy at their leisure. 

CANSCAIP office is located within the Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
720 Bathurst St., Suite 412, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Email: office@canscaip.org
Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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