RGD advocates best practices for both graphic designers and their clients. Our primary focus is on fighting spec work and crowdsourcing of design; promoting accessible design best practices; and providing best practices in the areas of salaries and billing practices, pro bono work and internships. If you have questions about RGD's advocacy efforts or would like the Association's assistance responding to a request for spec, please email Executive Director, Hilary Ashworth, at
- RGD Student Representatives are issuing a call to the creative community to speak out against speculative work by sharing the message 'My Time Has Value'.
- The Canadian Tourism Commission revokes a technical ability test from its Request for Supplier Qualification in response to a letter issued by the Executive Director of RGD.