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...]

HIGH Potential for Women Entrepreneurship

Governments across the world are vying to create the their own versions of Silicon Valley--super-hot regions that will spur startup growth and economic activity. But when it comes to harnessing the entrepreneurial ambitions of half the population--women--a new report shows that in many countries, even the most basic preconditions for significant entrepreneurial activity are lacking. The Gender-Global Entrepreneurial Development Index examines legal, economic, and cultural factors that affect … [Read more...]

WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD, Audrey Jolly MA

WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD A CREATIVE GROUP FOR WOMEN WHO WISH TO TRANSFORM THEIR FEARS INTO GOLD "You gain strength, courage and confidence in every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt Fear is, at its best, annoying and limiting…at its worst, crippling and debilitat-ing. When we bring our fears out of the dark into the light and re-shape them through our creativity, a magical thing happens. … [Read more...]

Personal Brand Workshop for WOMEN, (Feb 17 & Mar 1)

  THE “PERSONAL BRAND” WORKSHOP  Power Skills for Business and Social Success! ( Three Hour Interactive Workshop for Women)   Presented by Shannon Smith, Personal Brand Expert, President of Premiere Image & Author of Power Manners   “A distinct personal brand and manner enables others to single you out, remember you and recognize you as a credible, reliable leader.” The hallmarks of successful individuals depend on their presence, confidence and manner. It takes less than … [Read more...]

“3 Keys to take back your life, after dating violence”, Aime Hutton

I call myself a 'phoenix rising' out of the ashes of my own life time and time again... Yes, I am now an inspirational/international keynote speaker, empowerment leader, international best-selling author, and a Canadian Ambassador for a global campaign. I didn’t start out that way. Like many I’ve been through some crazy up and downs. Right out of the gate even, back in 1976 I was born 3 months early, with a birth weight of 1 pound 12 ounces. The doctors said I would never live 24hrs, and … [Read more...]

2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Winners Jennifer Tory, RBC; Diane Francis, National Post; Suzanne West; Judith Bobbitt; Jennifer Nashmi and Victoria Sopik; Lisa Tuningly; Tamara Barker Watson; Carolyn Lawrence, Women of Influence TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Women of Influence celebrated the recipients of the 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto tonight. The six award winners, representing the best of … [Read more...]

CWF: Beverley Wybrow retiring after 22 years!

Beverley Wybrow is retiring after 22 years as President and CEO of the Canadian Women's Foundation. Thanks to Bev's extraordinary leadership, the Foundation has gone from granting $40,000 in 1991 to investing more than $7.5 million last year to help move women and girls out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence. As CEO, Bev has grown the Foundation from a handful of bold donors to over 9,000 individual and corporate supporters. She has pioneered initiatives that have built the … [Read more...]

Odette Laurie celebrates her Mastermind Success!

Happy Halloween everyone! I am deeply humbled and in awe of the experience I was allowed to share with my high level Mastermind clients last week for two full and amazing days. These guys are so committed and so motivated to building their businesses beyond their wildest dreams that they were willing to step outside of what's comfortable and what's easy so that they can be the best at what they do. It takes tremendous courage to face your fears, share your back-end story and get raw and … [Read more...]

Andrea Cohen Barrack – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of yet another amazing Canadian woman that has devoted much of her life to the betterment of others. With challenging beginnings facing a teen-aged pregnancy, her conviction, persistence and vision has guided her to a life as the woman leader she is today, with a passion for our youth. As CEO of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, this woman leader has broken barriers in many areas of the female life: a seat at the boardroom table, … [Read more...]

Women’s History Month – October 2013

Women's History Month – October 2013   In 1992, October was proclaimed Women's History Month to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women throughout Canadian history. October was chosen to coincide with anniversary of the Persons Case, which On October 18, 1929 – through the courage and determination of theFamous Five, the five Canadian women who launched the case – established once and for all that women were "persons" when the Privy Council overturned … [Read more...]

Rona Ambrose – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life the youngest Canadian ever to sit in the Cabinet, one that has reached above most in the corporate world among women and has thrived, leading in a world traditionally worked by men. As a leader among women, one of her passions dictates that improving the prospects of young women in Canada, namely 'education, financial literacy, internships, safety and business leadership with a special focus on honour killings, Aboriginal women … [Read more...]

Tracy Redies – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this award winning Canadian that has reached above most in the corporate world among women and has thrived, leading in a world traditionally worked by men. As a leader among women, one of her passions dictates that improving the prospects of young women in Canada, namely 'education, financial literacy, internships, and business leadership.' This four time recipient of WXN's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award is … [Read more...]

Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this Canadian maker of History, author, poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist ... a woman that has devoted her life to activism through assisting future writers; with a focus on women through her award winning work, in The Handmaid's Tale and Feminism and Fiction.         WOMAN of ACTION™     Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt … [Read more...]

Beverley D. Burdeyney – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of Toronto's powerhouse women, one that has risen above extraordinary circumstance to such extreme that she has become a leading voice in the health and wellness of all women.       WOMAN of ACTION™     Beverley D. Burdeyney "Do Your Personal Best, and the Rewards will Come!"       Beverley D. Burdeyney is living proof that being fit can lead to a healthier life. … [Read more...]

2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala, NOV 27

Celebrate the Extraordinary 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala It is vital to Canada’s future economic development and prosperity that entrepreneurs, particularly women entrepreneurs, be encouraged and cultivated. The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards provide national recognition to Canada’s women entrepreneurs, whose successful businesses and achievements contribute not only so much to the Canadian and global economies but also to their own communities. Join us for an … [Read more...]

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