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Coffee Break - April Edition

Coffee Break is a place to meet with designers, educators and students. It is a free online social on every third Wednesday of the month.

2021 GDC VI Professional Education Grant: applications now closed

Professional development opportunity for CGD certified members. Applications now closed. Apply next year!

Coffee Break - March Edition

Coffee Break is a place to meet with designers, educators and students. It is a free online social on every third Wednesday of the month.

2021 GDC National Scholarships: Applications now closed

GDC Foundation Scholarships application deadline May 1, 2021

New Scholarship for BIPOC Students Aims to Increase Diversity in Design Sector

Manitoba design studios unite with GDC Foundation to help aspiring designers achieve their dreams

GDC Vancouver Island AGM

Zoom with your VI Chapter board for a virtual get-together with a splash of business.

Announcing the 2020 GDC VI /Hemlock Printers Student Scholarship Winner

"Ever since I started doing fine art and graphic design I knew that I wanted to create positive change through design. I believe that as designers, we have the opportunity to do good for people—and that's what I want to do."

NABS Mental Health Marathon

GDC members are invited to ask mental health questions anonymously, on May 6

UCDA shares webinars and more

The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) is happy to offer GDC members discounted access to the UCDA Essential Series Webinars.

Vancouver Island Chapter News

Thank you to all who came out for our AGM and Cannes film showing at the Victoria Event Centre. We were pleased to welcome many new and old faces! (not that old!) as well as all of our Sponsors.

Our Island Chapter History

First installment. By Michael Marshall FGDC, reprinted from Graphic Design Journal Issue 5, 2002

GDC VI AGM & Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Join us on March 4, for an evening of connection and award-winning advertising.

Joint Code of Ethics Introduced

GDC, RGD and SDGQ announce new joint Code of Ethics

Indigenous Culture and the Custom of Thievery

“Borrowing” Indigenous cultural items impacts Indigenous peoples worldwide.

Indigenous Design: Beyond Medicine Wheels, Ox Carts, & Inukshuks

Why you should think twice about using cultural and spiritual symbols in your visual design and communication projects

GDC VI AGM & Design Jam

Join us for an evening of community + creativity + connection

Design Canada Screenings Success

Huge thanks to everyone who helped make the Design Canada Film: Vancouver Island Tour a resounding success.

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