Top 5 Small Business Do’s & Don’ts

As part of Small Business Week 2014 #SBW2014 across Canada, Tuesday I attended the Toronto Board of Trade luncheon with Jean-Rene Halde, President & CEO of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).  Mr. Halde spoke about the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) to the Canadian economy, and outlined the results of a BDC study of over 1,100 companies… More

BDC President & CEO Jean-Rene Halde Speaks at Toronto Board of Trade Today

I will be attending several events over the next few days as part of Small Business Week 2014.  Today, the Toronto Board of Trade is hosting a luncheon with Jean-Rene Halde, President & CEO of the Business Development Bank of Canada. The promotional piece for the event says that: “To remain prosperous and competitive, Canada’s entrepreneurs must continue to… More

Small Business Week 2014 Is Here – Yesterday I Attended #Wektoberfest

Yesterday marked the beginning of Small Business Week across Canada.  Throughout the week there are many events scheduled that you should check out – see the list here. To kick off the week,  I attended #Wektoberfest in Waterloo, Ontario, held by the Waterloo Innovation Network (WIN).  The event was a combination of a mock Dragon’s Den with… More

Small Business Week October 19-25, 2014

Small Business Week 2014 is scheduled for October 19 through 25, 2014 across Canada. Many events are being held by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), and others by organizations such as the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) to celebrate entrepreneurship and the contribution of small businesses to our economy. According to the BDC… More

SOLD: 35 Carnahan Terrace, Toronto

http://youtu.be/MaD6izTh6Ec Lovely modern and almost new Upper Beach Estates multiple storey brick townhome available. On a quiet street close to the Victoria Park and Main Street TTC Subway Stations, the Gerrard Streetcar and the GO Train. Open concept living room with large windows, 3 bedrooms upstairs with soaring ceilings in the master with its own… Read More

SOLD: 10 Enroutes Street, Toronto

http://youtu.be/6dJ9wsdHmyw Gorgeous, Modern 3 Bedroom Upper Beach Estates Semi-Detached House, Single Car Garage & Long Private Drive. Large Fenced Yard With Patio Area For Entertaining. Hardwood Floors In Living Room. Eat-In Kitchen, Granite Countertop, Stainless Steel Appliances, Lots Of Storage Space. Master Suite On 3rd Floor Has Walk-In Closet & Ensuite Bath With Soaker Tub…. Read More

SOLD: 40 Enroutes Street, Toronto

Modern Comfortably Sized Family Home In Upper Beach Estates. Open Concept Main Floor Living, Dining & Kitchen Areas Combined To Match Today’s Active Lifestyle. Sliding Glass Door Leading To Large Private Fenced Backyard. 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Top Floor Master Has Ensuite & Walkout To Terrace, Oversized Family Room On 2nd Level With Soaring 2… Read More

SOLD: 159 Drayton Avenue, Toronto

http://youtu.be/yeQt9EqFzOk Updated with flare, spacious detached home within walking distance of Danforth Coxwell subway station. Walk to Danforth Avenue shops or jump on your bike for a short ride to the Beach. 3 + 1 bedrooms, 2 full luxurious baths, gorgeous walk through kitchen with lots of counter and storage space, granite countertops with stainless… Read More

Toronto Hydro customers get small break

A typical Toronto household will see its electricity bill drop by 91 cents a month under new rates approved for Toronto Hydro. The new rates, set by the Ontario Energy Board, are effective May 1, 2011, so bills will be slightly adjusted to make up for the past three months. The energy board says a… Read More

SOLD: 261 Cedarvale Avenue, Upper Beaches / Danforth, Toronto

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwrKkaQSaZ4 Affordable detached 2+1 bedroom home in the Upper Beaches / Danforth area of Toronto. Many recent upgrades include kitchen and gorgeous bath on main level. Basement potentially could be used as an in-law suite with private entrance, and it has its own kitchen and a full four piece bath. Exterior Features Solid brick home… Read More