Business Services
  • Fable



    Fable is a leading accessibility platform powered by people with disabilities. Fable moves organizations from worrying about compliance to building incredible and accessible user experiences. Digital teams work with Fable to improve accessibility for over 1 billion people with disabilities. Fable Engage connects digital teams to people with disabilities remotely and on-demand for accessibility research and testing. Fable Upskill provides custom accessibility training for digital teams to gain skills to build inclusive products. To learn more, visit


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  • The York University School of Continuing Studies is a diverse community of learning united by a shared sense of purpose — achieving personal and professional growth in a world of constant change. Our ability to help students lead in the face of this change has made us the fastest-growing school in Canada. We set our students up for success by teaching them specialized knowledge and technical skills, as well as enhancing their soft skills, cultural understanding, and cross-disciplinary know-how. The School embraces a global perspective through collaborative relationships with leaders in industry and academia across Canada and around the world.


    Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design

    In the part-time Certificate in User Experience (UX) Design, you’ll explore UX design as a tool for optimizing user experiences, covering essentials from system design to formulating personas that mimic the target audience experience. Learn to create impactful, interactive user experiences that will engage your audience. Learn more here.


    Certificate in Digital Marketing

    In the part-time Certificate in Digital Marketing, you will learn how to leverage tools across digital marketing channels to target your organization’s audience for impact and growth. Learn to reach the right audience with your message and deliver impressive results with the cutting-edge digital marketing tools and tactics covered in this career-building program. Learn more here.


    Certificate in Content Marketing

    In this part-time Certificate in Content Marketing, you will explore the tools you need to craft messaging that accurately resonates with your audience. Learn to create engaging content and develop the expertise to tell stories you’re passionate about and leverage them to drive results. Learn more here.


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  • WeirFoulds LLP

    Legal Partner

    Recognized as one of Ontario’s top 10 regional firms, WeirFoulds has established itself as one of Canada’s premier regional law firms and has provided strategic, cost-effective and innovative legal advice since 1860. The WeirFoulds team is focused on four broad areas of practice: litigation, corporate, property and government law. Their lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in their chosen areas of practice and in the profession at large. WeirFoulds’ corporate and commercial lawyers provide comprehensive services to diverse clients including major institutions, middle-market public and private companies, and start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses.


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  • Applied Arts

    Gold Sponsor

    Applied Arts is Canada's leading visual communications magazine for graphic designers, art directors, new media designers, photographers, illustrators, and corporate communications professionals. Published 6 times a year (including the Awards Annual and the new Photography & Illustration Annual), the magazine enjoys a circulation of approximately 12,500 with an amazing 5 readers per copy. Applied Arts covers design trends, delves into the latest in technical and computer innovation, and highlights the work of Canadian photographers, illustrators and design firms.


    RGDs, Prov. RGDs and Affiliate Members receive free subscriptions to Applied Arts.


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  • Editor X

    Gold Sponsor

    Editor X is an advanced web design platform made for creators who build sites for others. Create cutting-edge sites for your client with precise layouting tools, engaging interactions, and full breakpoint control. Collaborate seamlessly with your team to drive client success with built-in business solutions and a code-free integrated CMS.


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  • Pangram Pangram

    Gold Sponsor


    Canadian type foundry Pangram Pangram provides trend-conscious quality fonts for your everyday designs. Each typeface, every glyph is crafted with great care and attention to detail. All fonts are free to try, and starting at $30.





    McMaster University Continuing Education has inspired people to discover and achieve through lifelong learning since 1931. As one of Canada’s largest and leading providers of continuing education for adult learners, McMaster Continuing Education’s purpose is to develop and realize both individuals’ and society’s potential by providing education to thrive in today’s dynamic world.


    Full-Stack Development Diploma

    McMaster Continuing Education’s fully online Full-Stack Development program teaches the core knowledge and the latest the latest in-demand skills to become a full-stack developer for websites and online content. Training is provided across the three disciplines of web design and development: UX/UI design, front-end website development, as well as back-end server development and applications.

    Learn more here.


    Front-End Development Certificate

    McMaster Continuing Education’s flexible online Front-End Development program teaches the latest in-demand skills to become a front-end developer for websites. Through this program, you’ll learn how to develop the front-end of websites, JavaScript coding and frameworks, the role a front-end developer has as a part of the design team and more!

    Learn more here.


    Back-End Development Certificate

    McMaster Continuing Education’s flexible online Back-End Development program teaches in-demand skills to become a back-end server and applications developer. Through this program, you’ll learn how to apply web development principles to build functioning back-end code, how to use API software, as well as how to run queries and much more!

    Learn more here.


    User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI) Design Certificate

    McMaster Continuing Education’s flexible online User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI) Design program teaches the in-demand skills to become a UX/UI designer. Learn and acquire knowledge in design thinking, how to apply the design process to develop new products/designs, as well as hands-on experience with design programs such as Adobe Creative Suite to develop mock-ups/storyboards.

    Learn more here.


    Contact: Chris Rotolo, Program Manager, 


    Digital Marketing Certificate

    McMaster Continuing Education’s flexible online Digital Marketing program gives you the necessary skills to advance your digital marketing expertise and get ahead in this rapidly-growing field. Our program teaches you the latest fundamental principles and best practices of digital marketing, effective search engine marketing and digital advertising standards and strategies, content management methodologies, digital storytelling and data metrics and measurement.

    Learn more here.


    Contact: Chris Rotolo, Program Manager, 


  • Mitchell Sandham Group is a fully integrated, independent insurance and financial services brokerage that develops long-term customer relationships. As an independent broker, Mitchell Sandham represents several of the leading insurance companies within the industry. 


    Specializing in custom insurance packages for graphic designers, Mitchell Sandham has a unique understanding of the risks and exposures designers face on a daily basis. Coverages can include Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions Liability), Commercial General Liability and Property Coverage. 


    Mitchell Sandham has enhanced the insurance offerings for RGD Members both in terms of price and coverage. With a new online quoting website, Members are now able to get a quote at their own convenience and have the option of purchasing the insurance and receiving the policy documents instantly.

    Contact: Ryan Mitchell | 

    Accessibility Services Canada is a training and development organization that helps organizations of all types and sizes to understand and comply with accessibility legislation, as well as develop their in-house accessibility skills. A trusted and respected provider of training and consultation on accessibility, Accessibility Services Canada brings solutions to your organization’s needs. Whether it is staff training, risk mitigation, barrier identification, website audits, or document remediation and training, we are committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all organizations.


    RGD Members save 15% on all live accessibility workshops and webinars, client requested group training and On-Demand webinars and 10% on website accessibility re-audits. 


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  • TD Insurance

    Affinity Agreement

    RGD Members can benefit from special privileges including preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits with TD Insurance.