Starter Company Plus Applications Close June 30th

Are you an entrepreneur who is starting, growing or buying a business?Through Starter Company Plus, you could be eligible to apply for this mentorship and training program. Once participants have completed this program, they may be eligible to apply for a micro-grant of up to $5,000 to put towards the business.To receive an Application Package,…

Economic Update from BDC

https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneur-toolkit/publications/monthly-economic-letter/2106?utm_campaign=MEL–Monthly-economic-letter–06-2021–NEWS–EN&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua#onglets=1 Does the Canadian dollar rally have room to run? Fallout from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic took the Canadian dollar below US$0.70 in March 2020, but the loonie has recovered strongly to US$0.83, up 20% from last year’s low. Find out where the dollar is heading and what’s driving it. The recovery stalls at…

Hubspot research: a US

Where Will People Shop When Businesses Fully Reopen? [New Data] Written by Pamela Bump @PamelaBump https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/where-will-people-shop-when-businesses-reopen?utm_campaign=Marketing%20Blog%20Weekly%20Email%20Sends&utm_medium=email&utm_content=132537816&utm_source=hs_email For the last year and a half, many of us have gotten used to doing everything — including shopping — from home. Now, it seems full reopenings are closer than ever in the U.S. as the CDC now says that fully vaccinated Americans…

It’s Patio Time!!

LIST OF BARRIE PATIOS TO KICK BACK AND RELAX ON STARTING JUNE 11TH Post navigation <> FINALLY! By Coady FitzgeraldPublished: Jun 9th, 2021 (courtesy of Barrie 360) As Ontario moves into step one of the reopening plan, most people are excited to finally get outside and enjoy some patio time in Barrie! If you’re planning on…

Bank of Canada Update

Courtesy of CBC! CBC News · Posted: Jun 09, 2021 10:42 AM ET Bank of Canada keeps benchmark interest rate at record low Bank says 3rd wave of pandemic dampening economic activity in 2nd quarter The Bank of Canada is keeping its benchmark interest rate steady while it continues purchases of federal government debt. (David Kawai/Bloomberg) The Bank…

For those of you who listened to Drew Dekker… on getting leads on the web

This is an article from Aweber (my email service provider) on Landing Pages. The GV pilot program is about to reach the Web Design class so you are about to hear about using landing pages to help boost sign-ups to your email list. This is a big topic but I thought I’d share this new…

7 Week Mental Fitness Program for female entrepreneurs, leaders and teachers-at-heart: How To Let Go of Negativity & Thrive In Challenging Times

Marlene Elizabeth is a colleague in a program I’m participating in. She is leading a 7 Week Mental Fitness Program for female entrepreneurs, leaders and teachers-at-heart June 5 – July 17. You can find all the details here. *** plus… *** A referral bonus: If I refer you to Marlene Elizabeth (and you let her…

Article on Economy (CBC)

  Canada’s economy expanded again in March, probably shrank in April For the first quarter as a whole, the Canadian economy grew at an annual pace of 5.6 per cent. That’s worse than the 6.8 per cent that economists were forecasting, and significantly less than the 9.3 per cent pace of growth that GDP was expanding at to…