4-session “Get-Your-Party-On” Coaching Special, Lauren Millman

HOLIDAY COACHING PACKAGE....designed just for you. You just got the call, or opened up the invite, and only too soon find yourself saying... " Oh Crap....HE'S going to be there? And HER too?" The holidays are now fast approaching, and the invites for the parties and family get-togethers are being sent out. You're going to get the call too. Ooooh...you know it. You're on the list. And so are they. Fun times, right? NOT. You may have to see the Ex, your annoying boss or chatty … [Read more...]

REGINA EDUCATION AWARD, Bursary Application by Nov 30

Business and Professional Women Regina give out a bursary for $750 for a woman returning to post secondary school (she must be at least in her second year of a multi-year program). The deadline for application is Nov 30 and the bursary is awarded half in Dec and half after she shows paperwork that she is registered for school in the term beginning after the new year. This bursary is based on need not marks. Details below. Educational Bursaries reginabpw.org Each year BPW Regina sponsors an … [Read more...]

Revolution, Terrorism or Civil Disobedience gone Global?

In these modern times, our world seems to be walking backwards, repeating history over and over again, now including peaceful Canada. Not only has it been tested, but it has forever altered how we see ourselves as "peacekeeping" Canadians. No longer can we say that terrorism is something that happens "over‎ there": in Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, the United Kingdom, the United States. We are now a part of that unfortunate list. Is this a statement of truth or a reactionary opinion … [Read more...]

Mental Health Crisis is REAL, Take Action!

This year, up to 8% of young Canadians will try to take their own lives. We can be doing so much more to provide for youth mental health needs and prevent tragedies such as suicide. Teenagers are hit particularly hard by suicide, with 500 Canadian teens taking their own lives each year – second only to car crashes among the most common causes of death for that age group. Tell Parliament: Save The Lives Of Young Canadians What is the biggest risk for youth today? Your first thought might … [Read more...]

UN Women National Committee Canada celebrates HeForShe

Dear supporters of UN Women and UN Women National Committee Canada I am pleased to announce the launch of the global HeForShe campaign, a movement that transcends class, race or gender. The HeForShe Campaign is a solidarity movement for gender equality developed by UN Women to engage men and boys as advocates and agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women's rights. The campaign encourages them to speak out and take action against inequalities faced by women and girls. … [Read more...]

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Canada!

  Thanksgiving Day in Canada has been a holiday on the second Monday of October since 1957. It is a chance for people to give thanks for a good harvest and other fortunes in the past year. What do people do? Many people have a day off work on the second Monday of October. They often use the three-day Thanksgiving weekend to visit family or friends who live far away, or to receive them in their own homes. Many people also prepare a special meal to eat at some point during the long … [Read more...]

PETITION, Canadian Women on Bank of Canada Notes

Bank of Canada: Add women from Canadian history to Canadian bank notes When Mark Carney was governor of the Bank of Canada, the Bank decided to remove the images of the first notable Canadian women who finally made it onto our bank notes. While Queen Elizabeth II appears on $20 notes, the result is that there are again no women from Canadian history on our bills. It is unacceptable that female historical figures are not featured on the Polymer Series or another series - just male prime … [Read more...]

Business Seminar for Women Entrepreneurs, OCT 18

"Take Back the Throne" Business Seminar for Women On October 18, 2014, we're offering a private Full day Business Seminar for Women Entrepreneurs, at the Delta Hotel Toronto East! This seminar will help you to get focused, motivated, and energized, so that you can accomplish your key business goals, and increase your profitability. Facilitated and created by MG Squared Consulting Founder and CEO Mariah Giscombe this seminar has been designed to address the distinct issues that women … [Read more...]

Empowering Women to Succeed, Sept 18

Empowering Women to Succeed, a Live Event in the Toronto, GTA, Canada area. Sponsored by Constant Contact! Empowering Women to Succeed • Improve your business with new tools and resources • Build new valuable relationships and joint venture relationships • High level networking training sessions • When you think there is no light at the end of the tunnel….. You can have the career of your dreams and the family life you always desired. Register NOW and we will show you … [Read more...]

Culture of Peace, consistent with Women’s Movement …

WOMEN AND A CULTURE OF PEACE Since the 1970s the United Nations and other international women’s conferences have adopted 'Equality, Development and Peace' as an organizing theme and framework for women's activities in development. Women would not only benefit from peaceful structures, as opposed to violent structures which oppress them, but they also have a role to play in building peaceful relationships and structures, and cultivating values, attitudes, relationships and structures which … [Read more...]

SUMMER NETWORKING BASH , AUG 13 (TORONTO)

Connect with up to 1,300 business owners & professionals at the Summer's Biggest Business Networking Event! PRODUCED by – unleash pr unleash pr connects successful business owners to lots of prospects in a short amount of time. We’ve referred people who have landed deals generating as much as $200,000 from a single connection. We produce two of the largest business networking events in the Toronto area: Summer Networking Bash in mid-August and Business Connects on … [Read more...]

Glendon James on Sax – July 18 in Toronto, Canada

The Eaton Chelsea Hotel in Monarchs - Glendon James As Canada's largest hotel with 1,590 rooms and a business operating in a large community such as Toronto, the Eaton Chelsea, Toronto recognizes and respects its corporate social responsibility ensuring that our quest for sustainable solutions continue to grow and evolve. In these days of economic uncertainty, one thing is for sure – the Eaton Chelsea, Toronto never compromises the need for sustainable initiatives and always considers the … [Read more...]

Battered Women, “It’s in Your Hands”

Battered Women’s Support Services is making an impact one woman at a time. We contribute to the freedom and liberation of girls and women from violence and to empower our community through training and education programs. For over 30 years, we have been providing counselling and healing spaces for those who have experienced abuse. To help women build strength and resiliency, we work on systemic advocacy, law reform, in-class youth engagement programs and we operate a social enterprise … [Read more...]

CANADA DAY 2014, What to Do & Where to Go

Canada day in 2014 is on a Tuesday - will you take Monday off? Many people have asked if they can simply "swap" Canada Day this year so it's on Monday instead: no you cannot. If you work for a small business then you may be able to negotiate a special agreement with your boss but legally Canada Day is on Tuesday in 2014. Canada Day celebrates the birthday of Canada. On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act - formerly known as the … [Read more...]

Ramadan, celebrated in ninth month of Islamic Calendar

Some homes have lit lanterns in the evenings during the month of Ramadan. May this festival of lights fill your heart and soul, With blessings, joy and prosperity and make you whole, Wishing you and your family, Ramadan Kareem Mubarak Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity-giving and self-accountability for Muslims in Canada. The first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran) were revealed to the Prophet … [Read more...]

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