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The Conference Board of Canada's Employability Skills 2000+ can be found at http://www.conferenceboard.ca/Libraries/EDUC_PUBLIC/esp2000.sflb
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. http://canada.iabc.com/
The Canadian Communication Association seeks to advance communication research and studies in the belief that a better understanding of communication is crucial to building a vibrant society. http://www.acc-cca.ca/
The Canadian Authors Association has a select collection of writing links to inform, to encourage, to inspire, and to improve the professionalism of Canadian writers. http://www.canauthors.org/links/index.html
Read The National Commission on Writing’s findings about the importance of communication skills in business. http://www.writingcommission.org/pr/writing_for_employ.html
The Writing Centre at Queen's University offers a number of handouts for personal use that can help with the writing process, punctuation and grammar, formatting and referencing. http://www.queensu.ca/writingcentre/handouts/handoutsindex.html
Dale Carnegie, author of the classic How to Win Friends and Influence People, may have been one of the greatest communicators of the twentieth-century business world. The Dale Carnegie Institute focuses on giving people in business the opportunity to sharpen their skills and improve their performance in order to build positive, steady, and profitable results. http://www.dalecarnegie.com
Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides a wealth of resources for writing projects. http://owl.english.purdue.edu