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Ladies Learning Code: Learn HTML & CSS


  • November 25, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to programming, then this is the workshop for you. HTML and CSS are the backbone of all websites, and knowledge of them is a necessity if you are interested in things like web development, creating marketing emails, or even blogging! The web without (more…)

Business Plan Development Workshop Series – Nov/Dec


  • Promotions and Marketing Plan
    November 29, 2017
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Operations Planning, Risk Analysis and Sales Forecasting
    December 6, 2017
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Financial Foundations
    December 13, 2017
    8:45 am - 11:45 am

What is a business plan and why do I need one? A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive (more…)

Business Breakfast December: Building a Niche eCommerce Brand with Global Reach


  • December 14, 2017
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Cindy Bolduc built www.kulgrilles.com into a highly respected brand targeting the most affluent customers and markets in North America. Prior to starting her business, she was Vice President at a large private company in Winnipeg and helped them grow from $60 million to over $300 million in less than 10 years in part by leveraging (more…)

My Gold Mine


  • December 30, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

My Gold Mine is an innovative financial management program created to help entrepreneurs use their business financial information to make strategic growth decisions. It consists of a comprehensive financial template and in-depth one-on-one coaching using the entrepreneur’s own financial information to create a diagnostic analysis of the business. Timing of the sessions is based on (more…)

Welcome to Business – January 2018


  • January 3, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a business is an appealing idea for many women but do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? This session helps you explore the advantages and challenges of being self-employed. Our experienced facilitator will guide you through the resources available at the Centre and introduce you to services delivered by our business (more…)

Business Plan Development Workshop Series – Jan/Feb 2018


  • Research and Exploration
    January 10, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Analysis and Evaluation
    January 17, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Introduction to Marketing, Pricing, Distribution and Sales
    January 24, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Promotions and Marketing Plan
    January 31, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Operations Planning, Risk Analysis and Sales Forecasting
    February 7, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Financial Foundations
    February 14, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What is a business plan and why do I need one? A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive (more…)

SHEday 2018


  • January 26, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The highly anticipated award-winning fourth annual SHEday is an opportunity for women in leadership to inspire and facilitate success for other women. Local and national speakers will share their knowledge, experiences and stories to help women develop their leadership capacity and strength by building networks, creating dialogue and enhancing communication. Join us for a day (more…)

Business Breakfast February: From Fundraiser to Modern Market


  • February 8, 2018
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Chandra Kremski and Charla Smeall are the co-founders of the highly popular Third + Bird Markets. They are known for high quality curated goods and the attention to detail in every aspect of their events. They have broken new ground with their “urban market” movement by housing their local markets within traditional large-scale retail venues. Join (more…)

Welcome to Business – February 2018


  • February 21, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a business is an appealing idea for many women but do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? This session helps you explore the advantages and challenges of being self-employed. Our experienced facilitator will guide you through the resources available at the Centre and introduce you to services delivered by our business (more…)

Business Plan Development Workshop Series – Feb-Apr 2018


  • Research and Exploration
    February 28, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Analysis and Evaluation
    March 7, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Introduction to Marketing, Pricing, Distribution and Sales
    March 14, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Promotions and Marketing Plan
    March 21, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Operations Planning, Risk Analysis and Sales Forecasting
    March 28, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am
  • Financial Foundations
    April 4, 2018
    8:45 am - 11:45 am

What is a business plan and why do I need one? A business plan is a critical tool for outlining the strategy and developing the tactics to manage your business. This document identifies your business concept, organizes the information derived from your research, and explains how you will start and operate your business. This interactive (more…)

Welcome to Business – April 2018


  • April 4, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a business is an appealing idea for many women but do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? This session helps you explore the advantages and challenges of being self-employed. Our experienced facilitator will guide you through the resources available at the Centre and introduce you to services delivered by our business (more…)

Business Breakfast April: Streamlining Your Life with Technology


  • April 12, 2018
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Staying on top of everything in your business is no small task. Add the demands of your personal life and things can sometimes feel overwhelming! Thankfully, there are simple strategies and digital tools that can help. Join entrepreneur and productivity enthusiast, Tamara Pound, as she demonstrates a results-driven, customizable method to help you process and (more…)

Business Breakfast May: What Makes a Good Workspace?


  • May 17, 2018
    8:00 am - 9:30 am

Can the design of your workspace increase your productivity and enhance your creativity? Award-winning decorator and Canadian Staging Professional Alison Griffith tackles the challenge of creating efficient and inspiring workspaces. While there is lots to consider when designing or renovating a space, including the age demographic of the user, she will focus on open vs (more…)