Ask the Expert: Registering a Business with Christine Burchett

We’re excited to introduce our new blog series: Ask the Expert. It aims to answer the most common questions that we receive from new or prospective entrepreneurs. On today’s edition, we feature Christine Burchett, a lawyer with Burchett Law. To incorporate or not incorporate, that is the question. Also, do I need a lawyer? What are the pros and cons

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Summer Company Showcase 2019

Date: Thursday, July 18 Time: 8:30 – 11 a.m. Location:  York Region Administrative Centre 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket in the Great Hall Stop by to talk to our Summer Company participants about their new businesses and enjoy a free coffee. 9 students with businesses ranging from: natural homemade skin care products asphalt sealing property maintenance including landscaping and construction projects One Stop

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You’re invited – Summer Company 2019 Event at Staples – July 10

Wednesday, July 10 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) is hosting a meet and greet to help local participants from the Ontario Summer Company Program promote their summer businesses. Come and support our community’s student start-up businesses! Meet the Summer Company students who will be showcasing their summer businesses. Participating Staples Location: 14800 Yonge

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Ministry of Labour | New Employment Standards Self Service Tool

The Ministry of Labour is excited to announce the launch of the Employment Standards Self Service Tool, available on the ministry’s website at Ontario.ca/ESATools. The tool is designed to promote self-reliance amongst workplace parties, making it easier for employers and employees in Ontario to understand and comply with the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It also includes calculations to determine whether

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York Region launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Region receives $100,000 Digital Main Street grant to help main street businesses improve online presence Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York, and Digital Main Street, an Ontario Government-funded program, are launching a new initiative to help small businesses improve their online capabilities. As part of the program, York Region received a $100,000 grant from the Ontario Government to establish a Digital Service
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FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

  Enter Your Small Business by May 6 Calling all Canadian small business owners! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to take your business to new heights. Imagine the possibilities. Enter now for a chance to win prizing to help your business grow. For more information – FedEx  

Dragons’ Den Audition Tour has BEGUN!

For the best experience, please access this on your desktop computer. CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THE NEW SEASON OF DRAGONS’ DEN» Dragons’ Den is calling on all aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business pitches for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. Beginning in Toronto on March 2, the audition tour will be open to the public,

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Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch – Deadline March 22

Presented by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Government of Ontario, the Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition invites high school students in Ontario to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video. Videos are judged through online public voting (40%) and expert judges’ scores (60%). Twenty finalists are chosen and are awarded a trip to Toronto to pitch

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Digital Main Street – Digital Transformation Grant Program – Now Open

The Digital Main Street Program funded by the Province of Ontario in partnership with the Ontario BIA Association seeks to help small main street businesses across Ontario improve their adoption of technologies to better promote themselves online, sell online and even run back-office processes online. Every business that wants to participate in the grant must first take an online assessment

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Small Business Week is October 14 to 20

Each year, more than 10,000 business people come together at hundreds of events across Canada to celebrate entrepreneurship. Great things happen when entrepreneurs get together. Come learn, share ideas, find business opportunities and enjoy yourself at an event close to you. Register now for great events in celebration of entrepreneurs! Featuring: Launch your Export Action Plan (LEAP) Workshop – Newmarket  – October

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