With up to 500,000 jobs expected to spring up across the country over the next decade, people and skills are fast becoming the currency of Canada’s new economy. Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters launched iCME.ca – the only national website of its kind, connecting worker skill sets, education and practical experience with the specific needs of industry, coast-to-coast. Job seekers and employers can create customized profiles absolutely free, while members of this group can post unlimited jobs at no cost before May 1 (using promo code canadasfuture).
Canada’s largest celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women is back!
The 14th annual ranking of the Chatelaine and PROFIT W100: Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs is the definitive list of Canada’s leading women-owned and women-run businesses. The list ranks applicants by a combination of company size, growth rate and operating profitability.
W100 winners enjoy many benefits, including coverage in the November issues of Chatelaine and PROFIT, which can attract new staff, customers, business partners and the interest of other local and national media. You can also count on business-building marketing and PR support to help you leverage your W100 achievement.
Perhaps best of all, you’ll be invited to the Chatelaine and PROFIT W100 Idea Exchange, an exclusive conference geared to helping you strengthen your company and management skills in collaboration with other female entrepreneurs.
Nominate your business or that of an entrepreneur you admire by calling 1-800-713-GROW or completing the online ballot at http://www.PROFITguide.com/W100
The nomination deadline is May 31, 2012.
The Arizona Commerce Authority is the most recent addition to the list of U.S. delegations that will be in Winnipeg from October 10 to 12. Already confirmed are representatives from Michigan, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, South Dakota and Wisconsin. As well, Carrefour Québec International expects to bring as large of a contingent (60 participants) as it did to the first Centrallia event in 2010. Read more...