Professional Organizers in Canada

Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) is a national registered non-profit association that provides education, business development tools and a code of ethics for all types of organizers across Canada. Currently representing more than 500 Professional Organizers in more than 14 chapters nation-wide, POC’s mandate is to provide a supportive environment for members to learn, share ideas, network, and exchange resources. For more information, please visit
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Small Space Living Organization Tips For Families

Before you even move into your new home, it is important to know what you are getting into. Try to find or create a floor plan of the space, and take accurate measurements of the area. This will help you know what you can fit into your place and what you need to rid yourself of. If it doesn't fit or will take up too much room in your new place, there is no need to keep it. It will also give you an idea of how to organize your space before you've even moved in.
04/04/2017 06:20 EDT
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Expert Photo Storage Hacks For 2017

Already struggling to keep up with your phone storage this year? It's said that the average smartphone user will snap around 3,600 photos in one year, taking up space and overloading storage. Though it's become second nature to document our lives with photos, but not every photo needs to be kept.
01/13/2017 11:55 EST
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How To Declutter To Sell Your Home

A cluttered home can give the illusion of less space and indicates the seller has not taken care of their home. When someone is looking to purchase a home, they try to envision themselves living there. That's difficult to do when clutter and personal items prevail.
10/07/2016 12:24 EDT
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Spring Cleaning: Seven Ways To Purge Responsibly

Though organizing your home can be overwhelming, effectively getting rid of unwanted items can be even more daunting. Is it better to have a garage sale? Should you leave the items on the curb side? Which charities will take your furniture? The questions are endless.
04/15/2016 03:05 EDT
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How to Organize a Stress-Free Back to School Routine

Back to school is right around the corner, causing moms and dads across Canada to gear up for the big race -- the race against the clock! Any parent who has a child in school, knows that back to school mornings feel more like participating in a marathon than enjoying a relaxing start to the day. To help parents organize a stress-free back to school routine, Professional Organizers in Canada are offering five easy steps that will have your mornings running smoothly.
08/15/2015 09:06 EDT
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9 Ways to Survive Digital Overload

Checking your email before getting out of bed, taking a Facebook lunch break, checking texts every time the phone beeps, app updates, peaking at your phone as you put the kids to bed. Does any, or all of this, sound familiar?
06/12/2015 05:41 EDT
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Closet Purging Tips for You and Your Young Ones

Often that item of clothing they couldn't separate with yesterday is completely forgotten about tomorrow. How often do we riffle through our closets and see several items of clothes that we forgot we even had? Kids grow quickly, very quickly. Inevitably, clutter builds up. Below are a few very good tips on tackling closets for the whole family.
05/26/2015 01:08 EDT
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Organizing Photos: Tips From The Professionals

Most people have their photography in either one of two formats; the paper kind randomly stored in shoe boxes and plastic bins and/or the digital ones that we take with reckless abandon. As a result, too many photos are scattered across hard drives, duplicated, mismatched, poorly named and utterly disorganized. It may be time to put some those memories into order. A little bit of purposeful planning and a few hours of getting your current photos into the right files will be rewarding activity on a rainy day.
04/20/2015 05:48 EDT
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8 Ways to Stay Ahead and Organized this Tax Season

As income tax season creeps forward, many of us wince at the thought of dealing with bursting glove compartments or drawers of faded disorganized receipts, missing electronic documents and the ensuing weekend or evenings spent slaving over the associated paperwork and electronic chores. Here are 8 tips to help you stay organized and stress-free while filing your taxes:
02/01/2015 11:20 EST
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10 Tips for Your Most Organized Back to School Yet

The first day of school is quickly approaching and parents everywhere are feeling overwhelmed. It's a similar routine every year and yet families tend to be unprepared, especially with all the influx of fall activities ahead. Here are 10 tips from Professional Organizers in Canada to help get you on track for the fall season ahead.
08/28/2014 05:31 EDT