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FWE Leaders Lounge featuring Yuri Fulmer

The Journey of an Entrepreneur: Lessons Learned as a Mentor and Mentee Join us at Sugar Studios for the last Leaders Lounge of our 2013-2014 Program year. Guest speaker, Yuri Fulmer, will share his entrepreneurial journey and his experience as both a mentor and a mentee. Yuri’s success as an entrepreneur started at age 19, […]

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FWE Garden Party 2014

We are excited to host our 4th Annual Garden Party at a brand new location – Roundhouse Community Centre! Join us as we bring 250 exceptional entrepreneurs and business leaders together (along with their entourage) for serious fun. Don’t miss out on fine finger food from Savoury City, bevvies to sip, and conversations that will […]

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CYBF Information Session

Join us at Innovation Park in Kingston to find out more about the CYBF program and how CYBF can assist you with your start-up!

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CYBF Information Session

Join us at Innovation Park in Kingston to find out more about the CYBF program and how CYBF can assist you with your start-up!

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Mentoring to learn – Social media

I go into every mentoring relationship with the intent to gain as much knowledge as I share. This outlook demands that I listen, be aware, understand my own limitations, and be open to learning. One of the most apparent opportunities for me to learn from young entrepreneurs is in social media. I have never been […]

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3 ways to optimize your social campaign and increase conversions

Social media has become increasingly important to raising brand awareness and building online traffic. But if you aren’t optimizing your social media, your website (and rankings) will suffer. Optimizing your business for online search and social sharing translates to higher conversions and a healthier bottom line. Here are some ways you can boost your social […]

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5 best practices for social media etiquette

If you’re a business owner, you are most likely on some type of social media platform. These communication channels can be managed well or poorly. Applying etiquette and best practices on these platforms will help. Here are five important points to consider: 1. Be Professional and Courteous: Saying please and thank you is just common […]

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Applications are now open for the Spin Master Innovation Fund!

For the fourth consecutive year, CYBF and Spin Master Ltd., Canada’s most innovative toy company, are teaming up to offer financing, mentoring, innovation workshops and more to innovative entrepreneurs through the Spin Master Innovation Fund. This program offers a unique opportunity for innovative entrepreneurs that are launching or building exciting start-ups with national and international […]

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Who Dat? The Distinction Between Contractors and Employees and Why it Matters

Before a start-up hires its first worker, it should consider how to structure the working relationship to maximize the available benefits and minimize the risk of liability to the business.  We have set out below a few key hiring considerations. What’s the Difference Between a Contractor and an Employee? Below is a basic overview of […]

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Digital Marketing in the Small Business World: How to Build a Strategy and Get the Most from Your Budget

Don’t miss this breakfast networking event — all about digital marketing and how to get the most for your time and money. Learn what the key components are for a successful plan, the pros and cons of free and paid marketing efforts, and how other businesses are doing it right. Brought to you by Star […]

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EXCITE2014 Entrepreneurship Conference

UTChinese Network is hosting EXCITE2014 Entrepreneurship Conference at University of Toronto St. George campus. The theme of EXCITE2014 is “Turn Ideas into Value” and we want to deliver inspirations and provide suggestions to our 500 audience on how to achieve their goals by creating value and worth in the society. This is a five-hundred-people event […]

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Practical Tips for Identifying and Managing Project Risks – Webinar By EITAGlobal

Overview: Every project, regardless of its size and complexity, has risks associated with it. Some of those risks are known as they occur on every project in the organization, others are unknown and need to be identified. As a project manager, or a member of the project team, you need to understand those risks in […]

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Coffee Shop Meet-Ups in Toronto

This month CYBF experts will be stationed in coffee shops in your region, available to sit down and discuss your half or fully brewed business ideas. So come on out, coffee’s on us – let’s talk! For more information, visit: www.ownerswanted.ca

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When and How to Build Private and Hybrid Clouds – Webinar By EITAGlobal

Why Should you Attend: Private cloud is a big ticket item that is on the radar for most Fortune 2000 companies. Its premises are appealing – get the best of both worlds, the flexibility of a public cloud and the control over your own infrastructure. However, Forrester found that most enterprises haven’t matured their cloud […]

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Data Center Design – Webinar By EITAGlobal

Why should you attend: Selecting the location and designing a datacenter has over 100 crucial elements and decisions that need to be made to ensure successful operation long term. Even if your are thinking of retrofitting an existing data center, these technical best practices will reduce the likelihood of a catastrophic infrastructure outage that could […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Burnaby

Join us  during National Volunteer Week and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to National Volunteer Week, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Richmond Hill

Join us  during National Volunteer Week and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to National Volunteer Week, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique […]

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Complete CYBF’s Young Entrepreneur Survey!

As part of the Action Entrepreneurship: Growing Young Enterprise initiative, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) invites you to participate in the Young Entrepreneur Survey. Exclusively for entrepreneurs, the survey asks respondents to prioritize the challenges and opportunities we heard in the face-to-face roundtable events. The findings will help zero in on the most promising ideas for the […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Kamloops

Join us  during National Volunteer Week and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to National Volunteer Week, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Ottawa

Join us  during National Volunteer Week and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to National Volunteer Week, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Toronto

Join us  and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, mentors and others […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Toronto

               Join us  and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, mentors […]

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Vancouver: Your Business Idea Making It Great!

Join CYBF experts and other like-minded young entrepreneurs for an impactful 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. […]

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Vancouver: Your Business Idea Making It Great!

Join CYBF experts and other like-minded young entrepreneurs for an impactful 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. […]

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High Five!: La Maison de Thé Cha Yi

Daniel Tremblay & Véronique Caron-Bossé of La Maison de Thé Cha Yi first opened their business doors in 2010. La Maison de Thé Cha Yi offers a fine selection of over 200 loose teas and herbal teas in bulk, as well as a wide range of tea-related accessories to please both the experienced and novice […]

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Canadian Youth Business Foundation 2014-02-05 12:04:28

                             Join us and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience is a fun and unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, mentors […]

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Webinar On – Introduction to Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

Description: This webinar is valuable for understanding how measurement system capability studies can be used to validate and represent your system. Identifying the correct methods and sample size will save time and money. A measurement system assigns a number or classification to the measured characteristic or response. A measurement system is more than just the […]

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Webinar On – Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) utilizing the Principles of Lean Documents and Lean Configuration

Description: Do you find yourself constantly struggling to create, manage, and maintain all of the information found in Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) – which is often redundant, repetitive, and chained together in a cumbersome way? Do you find that your design and manufacturing resources are spending way too much time on documenting the CAPA […]

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Webinar On – Civility in the Workplace: Respectful Habits Lead to Greater Productivity

Employees working side-by-side need to learn how to respect each other so that they can work as a team. Unreturned email, unfulfilled promises, late arrivals at meetings, distracted listening all hurt workplace productivity and make work an awful place to be. In this program, Judi teaches your employees and managers the top ten guidelines for […]

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Webinar On – How to select Software for a Regulated Environment

Description: Software is widely used in our industry and selection of new software or upgrade of existing software is one of the activities that crop up every year in an IT department’s task list. Our industry, has the added challenge of being subject to both regulations that add another degree of complexity to this already […]

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Startup Weekend – York Region

Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs […]

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prototypeD Open House

prototypeD Urban Workshops Inc., Ottawa’s not-for-profit collaborative design studio, is pleased to be hosting an Open House at our studios at 601 Bank Street. We look forward to showcasing our recent design projects and installations in our newly renovated space, and meeting you and your team to network and discuss innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity in […]

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Coffee Shop Meet-Ups in Toronto

This month CYBF experts will be stationed in coffee shops in your region, available to sit down and discuss your half or fully brewed business ideas. So come on out, coffee’s on us – let’s talk! For more information, visit: www.ownerswanted.ca

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Coffee Shop Meet-Ups in Toronto

This month CYBF experts will be stationed in coffee shops in your region, available to sit down and discuss your half or fully brewed business ideas. So come on out, coffee’s on us – let’s talk! For more information, visit: www.ownerswanted.ca

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Coffee Shop Meet-Ups in Toronto

This month CYBF experts will be stationed in coffee shops in your region, available to sit down and discuss your half or fully brewed business ideas. So come on out, coffee’s on us – let’s talk! For more information, visit: www.ownerswanted.ca

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Action Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Halifax

Action Entrepreneurship: Growing Young Enterprise is a new national initiative spearheaded by CYBF. It brings Canada’s young entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers, educators, non-profit leaders and others together to forge a consensus on the most promising opportunities to expand youth entrepreneurship. If you are interested in attending a roundtable in your community, please email roundtable@cybf.ca […]

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Action Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Regina

Action Entrepreneurship: Growing Young Enterprise is a new national initiative spearheaded by CYBF. It brings Canada’s young entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers, educators, non-profit leaders and others together to forge a consensus on the most promising opportunities to expand youth entrepreneurship. If you are interested in attending a roundtable in your community, please email roundtable@cybf.ca […]

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Action Entrepreneurship Roundtable, Quebec City

Action Entrepreneurship: Growing Young Enterprise is a new national initiative spearheaded by CYBF. It brings Canada’s young entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers, educators, non-profit leaders and others together to forge a consensus on the most promising opportunities to expand youth entrepreneurship. If you are interested in attending a roundtable in your community, please email roundtable@cybf.ca […]

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Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Cultivating the Art – Halifax

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University present Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Cultivating the Art. This full-day workshop will help you: Clearly define your role(s) in the mentoring relationship Refine your skills in effectively challenging your mentees Skillfully communicate with mentees Consider new perspectives that can […]

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Your Business Idea Making It Great

Join us for a 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. Many entrepreneurs prepare business plans for ideas […]

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Your Business Idea Making It Great

Join us for a 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. Many entrepreneurs prepare business plans for ideas […]

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Your Business Idea Making It Great

Join us for a 1.5 hour complimentary session to learn how to optimize your business idea. Yes, a business plan is essential to your success, but before your spend hours preparing it, spend an hour with us making sure your idea is as great as it can be. Many entrepreneurs prepare business plans for ideas […]

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Thrive in business and increase your quality of life, thanks to the Accounting comes Alive training!

When you hear the word “Accounting”… do you think of jargon, frustration, and boring conversations with accountant? This is OVER. We remove the frustration with a revolutionary new way of Accounting. “Finally someone turned on the lights after 2 years in the dark!” Severine, Altavista C&C Inc. Who is this for? • Do you see […]

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Webinar On – HR Leadership Competencies for a Sustainable Future

In this presentation we will be looking the elements that drive successful company operations in support of mission, vision and value, with the purpose of engaging and leveraging employee’s minds and hearts. We will discuss how to think like a CEO, build strategy and create a solid business plan; learn how to internalize strategy and […]

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Webinar On – Better Safe Than Sorry: Legal & Effective Behavioral Interviewing

Description : Have you ever been completely blind-sighted by a job candidate? In the interview he seemed perfect; once hired, he was a disaster. In this program, Judi addresses both the art & science of effective behavior interviewing. You’ll learn how to prepare for an interview & ask behavior-based questions that enable you to determine […]

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Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program Information Session

Are you: •Eligible for, or collecting, employment insurance (EI) benefits? •An unemployed “reach back” client who received EI benefits within the last 36 months (60 months for those recipients of maternity/parental benefits)? If so, you may be eligible for the Ontario Self-Employment Benefit (OSEB) 42 week program which includes: •Comprehensive business training •Practical advisory assistance […]

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How to Prepare and Submit a Bullet Proof 510(k) and Latest FDA Proposed Changes to the Process: 2-day In-person Seminar

Overview: This Two-day course is a primer and overview to the premarket notification process, i.e., a 510(k). A 510(k) is a premarket submission made to FDA to demonstrate that your device to be marketed is at least as safe and effective, that is, substantially equivalent, to a legally marketed device that is not subject to […]

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Using Statistical Methods for ICH Guidelines: 2-day In-person Seminar

Overview: This hands-on course will provide attendees with an understanding of how to apply statistical methods to the ICH Q series guidelines. The course will deliver tools, templates and insight that will allow participants to immediately begin implementation within their organization/firm. This 2 day hands-on workshop explores the unique challenges facing all facets of a […]

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Setting realistic goals for your small business

Before you know it, the world will be ringing in the New Year. 2014 could be the best year for your business, but you won’t know unless you set goals to expand it and make it better. This will mean a lot of effort and work, but keeping that focus and following through on goals […]

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Week that was: November 18-22

What a great Global Entrepreneurship Week! We hope you all had a chance to attend an event. Here is what happened at CYBF: Canadian Youth Business Foundation launches Global Entrepreneurship Week Canada 2013 GEW Canada was a hit! There were nearly 400 registered events and 7 Entrepeer kick off networking events across the country. For […]

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Hello, My Name Is Zach Hamel

My organization is the Impact Entrepreneurship Group and we are celebrating GEW because we believe in supporting youth entrepreneurs across Canada. We are celebrating GEW by sharing promotions and hosting events called Impact Dinners, which support entrepreneurial minded leaders through quality relationship-building opportunities, whether leaders are early in their entrepreneurial journey or further along and looking […]

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Preparing Effective Policies and Handbooks

The webinar will discuss why policies and handbooks are important and strategies for developing or updating your policies and handbooks. You will be provided with tools for determining the laws that are applicable to your company and resources for developing an employee handbook. Why Should You Attend: Regardless of the size of your organization, policies […]

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Soyez votre propre patron à Ottawa

Vous retournez à la vie civile et pensez lancer votre entreprise? Dans ce cas, participez à Soyez votre propre patron, un atelier d’une journée sur l’entrepreneuriat, offert gratuitement aux militaires en transition, aux vétérans et à leurs conjoints(es). En une seule journée, vous apprendrez : comment appliquer vos compétences militaires à l’exploitation d’une entreprise prospère; […]

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Hello, My Name Is Madeleine Bazerghi

I work at Dawson College in Montreal and we are celebrating GEW because we want to inspire youth to make this world a better place. We are celebrating by hosting a blowout week of activities: 30 Montreal entrepreneurs, 21 events, 2 contests, prizes and surprises! This 4-day intensive entrepreneurial boot camp will bring together budding […]

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Week that was: November 4 – 8

We hope that everyone had a wonderful weekend and a great start to the week. Find out what happened at CYBF last week. AGM and event on Parliament Hill. Attended by our Board, many MPs and 33 of our amazing entrepreneurs. The event made it clear to Minister Bernier and MPs how much CYBF does […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Montreal

                Join us and help us kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Saskatoon

                Join us and help us kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience […]

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CYBF Entrepeer Networking Event – Winnipeg

                Join us and help us kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and network in style! You are invited to raise a toast to entrepreneurship, while mingling with other young entrepreneurs and mentors at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)’s upcoming Entrepeer Experience event, served up by The Keg Steakhouse + Bar. Entrepeer Experience […]

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How to network with the affluent and successful

When new entrepreneurs hear the word “networking,” it often conjures up the following game plan: Talk about the challenges you face in your business; See if the other person has any sage advice or relevant contacts to offer to help you overcome those challenges. Of course, as is the case with most of what we […]

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Working towards a win-win solution

At our company, an export/import firm in Vancouver, BC, we were thrilled to receive the contact agreement for product distribution of a well-known worldwide company. We weighed the advantages and disadvantage of the contract and partnership and also consulted our lawyer. Getting a full understanding of the entire contract took time and money, but it […]

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Establishing an Chief Risk Officer’s (CRO) Function, Chief Compliance Officer’s Responsibilities

This training will provide valuable knowledge on what companies need to do to establish an “effective” Compliance Office that leads to conceiving, developing and implementing successful GRC programs and provides top level coordinating leadership for governance, risk management and compliance issues across the enterprise.

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Hello My Name Is…

The “Hello, My Name Is” campaign is designed to showcase Canadian entrepreneurs and share our stories in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Anyone can join an online Meetup to hear stories from Canadian entrepreneurs and join the discussion. As an added bonus, Meetup attendees will be entered into a draw to win an iPad […]

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Win A Date With… (London, Ontario)

Have great business idea and living in London? Looking to learn the tricks of the trade from someone who’s been in your shoes? This is the event for you! On November 26th the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is hosting an exciting event to meet London’s youngest and brightest entrepreneurs at Joe Kool’s. Learn how […]

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Effective Complaint Handling, Medical Device Reporting and Recalls — Avoiding Costly Errors: One and a Half-day In-person Seminar

Course Description: This interactive One and a half day course lead by FDA’s recently retired CDRH Recall Branch Chief Rita Hoffman who has more than 36 years’ experience in FDA compliance issues will provide the participants tools to minimize risk of regulatory enforcement actions. During the seminar, she will explain proper handling of complaints reportable […]

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Corrective and Preventive Actions(CAPA) – 8 Steps to Achieve Compliance

In this CAPA training webinar, we will focus on ideas that will help identify effective methods designed to improve your response to process deviations and help you develop a standardized plan to fully resolve discrepancies so they do not …

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Financial basics are key to success

Melissa Parcels R.D.H opened Solo, The Dental Hygiene Spa in the fall of 2012, with the passion for dental hygiene, her patients and the ambitions for working independently. The clinic is Calgary-based in the heart of Mission District, and it provides all dental hygiene services and spa perks in a spa setting at an affordable […]

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Basic and Meaningful Human Resource Metrics

This webinar will give you sample metrics to select for your organization and teach you how to compute them and share them, as well as tips to improve both your department’s and organization’s performance.

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SVX: Unlocking the capital markets for healthcare companies – MaRS Future of Medicine™

Are you a health-science entrepreneur currently raising capital or planning to raise capital in the coming months? The SVX is a private investment platform built to connect impact ventures, funds and investors. Its aim is to catalyze new debt and equity investment capital for ventures that have demonstrable social or environmental impact and the potential […]

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Free Workshops in Saskatchewan and Manitoba for Skilled Tradespeople

We are pleased to share some news with you about an exciting new initiative to support entrepreneurship in the skilled trades in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Available to people who have recently completed or are currently in a skilled trades educational or apprenticeship program, Entrepreneurship in the Skilled Trades provides valuable entrepreneurship skills, tools and information. […]

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Canadian Mentorship Challenge

Startup Canada and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) have jointly launched the Canadian Mentorship Challenge, a national initiative that aims to collectively mentor 10,000 enterprising Canadians over the course of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 18 – 24, 2013. During this week we encourage organizations and individuals across Canada to organize mentorship events in […]

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