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Decorating your workplace for the holidays? Follow these 12 safety tips

Celebrating holidays with decorations introduces a sense of fun and energy into retail outlets, restaurants, offices, and any other place where people congregate. But before you start putting up those decorations – or assign someone else to do it – WSPS consultant Andrew Moffett suggests applying the same health and safety principles here that you would apply to any new

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Starter Company – Welcomes 2 more youth entrepreneurs!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Judith McCann  and Michael Trapani.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Haptic Health and Chiropractic Judith McCann of Haptic Health and Chiropractic provides comprehensive health services in Newmarket and York Region including: chiropractic, acupuncture, and rehabilitation therapy. Her services not only help to reduce pain, but

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The Student Entrepreneur National Competition has officially opened

Nominate a Student Entrepreneur Today! The Student Entrepreneur National Competition has officially opened! Help us spread the word. The Student Entrepreneur National Competition is a great opportunity for young Canadian entrepreneurs to network, compete and showcase their business to industry leaders across Canada. There are also ten prizes of $1,000 for successful nominees from across Canada, and our grand prize of $10,000

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Networking in the Digital Age

By: Julie King Over the next two months the York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) has a great line-up of 10 events. Events like these are a great place to learn, meet peers and build your business networks. While a business card is still the most common way of exchanging contact information, the rise of online technologies has created the

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Y2 (Youth For Youth) startup competition for high-school students

Y2 is an open mic pitch competition with a focus on youth health, financial literacy, and tech literacy. You will have the opportunity to present your pitch, then join with like-minded individuals and develop your product with the help of coaches. Y2 is York Region’s premier startup event to explore and develop ideas. Y2 is an event where teams turn

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York Region Economic Action Plan Development Review – deadline Oct. 16

  Reviewing the Economic Development Action Plan York Region is an attractive location for residents and business investment. Along with the opportunities the Region represents, there are challenges both at the macro-economic level and within the Region itself that must be faced to ensure future continued success. The Regions’ economy is not immune to the impacts of things such as

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Starter Company – Welcomes 2 more youth entrepreneurs!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Nicole Weston  and Nicole Woodruff.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations.   Professional Lifestyle Services  Nicole Weston of Professional Lifestyle Services offers leadership and empowerment tools through a variety of wellness services to guide and empower you to achieve love, passion, excellence and success

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Boosting Your Profits with the Right Reports: Part III

By: Julie King In the last two articles I looked at three types of Management Information System (MIS) reports that smaller companies can use to boost the profitability of their company. Yet reports are only as good as the people who create them and people often resist steps that could highlight their weaknesses. To be successful, strong leadership is needed.

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