Five Minutes With Isabelle And Marie-helene Primeau, Winners Of The 2016 Micro-business Award

Isabelle & Marie-Hélène Primeau, President & Executive Vice-PresidentPremier Continuum Inc. (PCI)Micro-Business Award     About Their Business Premier Continuum Inc. (www.premiercontinuum.com) specializes in the field of Resilience, Business Continuity, Emergency Management, IT Disaster Recovery and Integrated Risk Management. Isabelle and Marie-Hélène offer the cloud based specialized software in addition to consulting and training services to […]

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Meet Four Franchising Entrepreneurs Bringing Business Ownership to Moms Across Canada

In celebration of Mothers’ Day, the Canadian Franchise Association connected us with four ‘mompreneurs’ who’ve discovered the secret to balancing business ownership and running a family (their secret? There’s no such thing as balance). From a mobile spray-tanning business with celebrity clients, to a paint-your-own pottery studio and a franchise built on taking the embarrassment […]

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This Website Just Launched in Canada and Every Professional Woman in the Country Needs to Know

Women hold just 12% of board positions in corporate companies worldwide, and chair only 4% of them. This is a startling statistic considering that it’s proven that when women are in the boardroom, companies are more prosperous — a 2016 Catalyst report found that companies with the highest percentage of women board of directors outperformed […]

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Kate Ross LeBlanc, Winner of the RBC Momentum Award

Name: Kate Ross LeBlanc, Co-Founder and CEOCompany: Saje Natural WellnessAward: RBC Momentum AwardStatus: Winner   About the RBC Momentum Award This entrepreneur has successfully capitalized on opportunities to deliver 10% or more growth, year-over-year for three years or more. Through expanded management, empowered employees, and demonstrated excellence, she has created a flexible and responsive business […]

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Meet Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski, President of rock-it promotions

As the president and founder of rock-it promotions and an innovator within the industry, Debra is a seasoned professional with an inspiring entrepreneurial spirit. She started her company out of her parents’ spare bedroom, and now, 17 years later, rock-it is a leading Canadian lifestyle PR firm that resides in the heart of downtown Toronto.      My first […]

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Meet Sharon Kim, CEO & Founder of CanPlan

Sharon Kim is a passionate, imperfect millennial striving to live a life of meaning as CEO/Founder of CanPlan, a one of a kind planner that exists to assist cancer patients and their caregivers navigate the confusing and often overwhelming world of cancer treatment. Here she outlines how she got her idea off the ground, why it’s important to […]

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Meet Jean Blacklock, Founder of Prairie Girl Bakery

Jean Blacklock grew up in Saskatchewan, where she graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with degrees in Commerce and in Law. She then became a partner at a major law firm in Calgary and later joined BMO Financial Group as an executive in wealth management. Her last role at BMO was managing wealth services for BMO […]

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Human Resources: Managing the Minefields

Paola is the founder and owner of SUGARMOON, a sugaring business with three salons, take-home sugaring and organic body care lines, and the SUGARMOON training academy. In this instalment of her Women of Influence web series, The Truth About Entrepreneurship: My Life on the Moon, she shares her experience and advice on drawing on employment […]

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