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The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, instructors and participants is very important to the RAIC. As such, the RAIC is working diligently to  transition all  Continuing Education events and offerings from now until December 31, 2020  to virtual platforms.  

Updates will be provided directly to participants of any in-person activities taking place up until December 31, 2020  as soon as possible via e-mail and

For questions related to Continuing Education, contact

As an architect or industry professional, the RAIC understands the importance of easy access to industry leading resources and tools. Build on your skills and knowledge with the RAIC Practice Resources! As an RAIC Member, you will benefit from tailored content and resources that set you apart from the competition in practice and in your career.  


  • Access FREE practice tools and resources for members 
  • Gain the tools, knowledge, skills and confidence for practice success 
  • Attend live or on-demand webinars with the flexibility to fit your schedule 
  • Benefit from tailored content for the architectural profession



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Lived Experiences in Architecture

Available on demand!

The RAIC, in partnership with the Black Architects and Interior Designers Association (BAIDA), is pleased to present Lived Experiences in Architecture – a virtual panel discussion and Q+A showcasing members of the BAIDA Executive Committee and their respective journeys in architecture.

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Bundle and save! 

The RAIC Practice Resource webinars listed below are FREE for members. Non-members save $5.00 when they bundle.


Coping with COVID-19 

Available on demand!

Are you struggling to cope with COVID-19? Join Mark Antczak to talk about why anxiety is so prevalent in everyone’s lives and learn strategies to help you and your loved ones manage our overwhelmed brains. The webinar will be followed by an opportunity to ask more specific questions generated by the session.

Available on demand!

In this session, you will find out what mindfulness is, and how it can help you to manage some of the stresses in your life. You will also be introduced to some of the research supporting mindfulness.
Available on demand! 
Right now, the full impact of COVID-19 on the architecture profession is unknown, and no one can say what the future holds. But by planning, responding promptly, making the right immediate decisions, and thinking long-term, you and your firm will be better prepared for whatever comes next. This is the time to protect your financial position and make financial management a priority. 
Available on demand! 
In response to member practice-related queries during the COVID-19 pandemic, the RAIC brought together a panel to answer the most frequently asked questions. Moderated by Past President, Michael J. Cox, this webinar features panelists Louis-Pierre Grégoire (Partner, Gowling WLG), Craig J. Stehr (Partner, Gowling WLG) and Don Ardiel, MRAIC, Director of Practice Support, RAIC).
Working From Home During The Pandemic - Claiming Home Office Expenses in the COVID-19 Era

Available on demand!

This webinar will cover the current CRA rules as they relate to claiming home office expenses on 2020 personal income tax returns, deductible vs. non-deductible expenses, documentation requirements, what’s new, and what the unknowns are at this point. From employees and employers to the self-employed individual, we will cover the basics for those who may be claiming home office expenses for the first time, while also serving as a refresher and update for changes in 2020 for those who have claimed such expenses in prior years.
Tips for Setting-up a Temporary Work-from-Home Office during COVID-19

Available on demand!

This webinar focuses on supporting architectural practices that have had to urgently work-from-home during the COVID-19 pandemic.  This talk will introduce the most ready-to-use tools that can complement an architectural practice to improve the connectivity, communication, design and production while being isolated from the work environment.