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    Looking for a lower-carbon way to enjoy travelling? Consider the train!

    Did you know that in Canadian Evaluation Society members, and our travel companions, are eligible for a 5% corporate discount on the lowest available VIA Rail fair? Using this discount for business or leisure travel can be a great lower-carbon travel choice, and will help CES register a volume of sale so we can upgrade to a higher discount category in future years! The VIA Rail comparison tool compares carbon emissions and “productive time” of flight, train, and driving between destinations.  On a recent holiday to Quebec City, I chose to travel both ways in a sleeper car on The Ocean route, which has resumed three runs per week.  I…

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    What is ethical evaluation practice? (Phase 2 of consultation)

    Last November, we posted an invitation to share your ethical moments, dilemmas, and tensions in evaluation to inform how CES will refine its ethical guidelines for practice. AND Implementation is continuing to Phase 2 of this process by inviting folks to complete a survey. Please see below for more info (English and French). What is ethical evaluation practice? CES is revamping its stance on (and member support for) ethical practice in evaluation. To help make sure this work is member-centred, please consider being part of our external consultation (Phase 2) by taking an online survey. This survey will ask you about your evaluation practice as well as to share your…

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    Your ethical moments, dilemmas, and tensions in evaluation

    What’s that evaluation story you still tell at dinner parties? You know the one – it’s about that time your values were challenged, but you persevered. It ended with that nugget of wisdom that now guides your ethical evaluation practice. Now is your chance to share that story and have your say about (1) what ethical evaluation means to you and (2) how CES can support you to live your ethics in practice. External consultants (AND implementation) are building upon previous work to inform how CES will refine its ethical guidelines for practice. To do this, they need your help!  Interested in sharing your story and/or insights about ethics? Learn more…

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    Your actions are so important to healing and understanding: A message from the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs

    As we near the end of Indigenous History Month, many in the Maritimes and N.L. are planning alternative approaches to observing July 1.  The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs have compiled specific steps for self-education, reflection, and action in this infographic: “Supporting Residential School Survivors and Indigenous People: What can YOU do?”

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    Analyzing Qualitative Data Using Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Techniques (June 17) – just a few spots left!

    CES Newfoundland and Labrador still has just a few spots left for their workshop, Analyzing Qualitative Data Using Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Techniques with Simon Roy and Leah Simpkins! Date: Thursday, June 17th, 2021 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (NST) Facilitators: Simon Roy & Leah Simpkins Location: Zoom  Registration Cost: Students: $50 | CES-NL & National Members: $75 | Non-members: $100 Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 REGISTER AT: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/analyzing-qualitative-data-qualitative-quantitative-analysis-techniques-tickets-153533899025 Register early to reserve your space (max 30 participants).  For more information contact [email protected]