Importation process workshop scheduled for Markham

October 31, 2016 by  

Businesses that import goods into the country may be interested in attending an upcoming Markham event that will provide information about the process.

The workshop will teach participants about the step-by step procedure for the importation of items. They will learn how to classify the products according to the current regulations, as well as the determination of valuation and origin, when duty deferral programs should be applied, and the proper application of adjustments and corrections.

In addition to this, there will be a discussion of Free Trade Agreements and how they may apply to their particular business activities. Finally, they will be supplied with a list of links that may be of use to them. Printing techniques such as binding can be used to create materials for distribution to all those who participate in the information session.

The seminar has been organized by the Small Business Enterprise Centres in York region, and will be facilitated by Amelia Ng, who was formerly a Canada Border Services Agency Officer who has since retired. She has a large amount of experience in the importation process, and will be sharing her knowledge with the attendees.

The event will be held at Markham’s Thornhill Community Centre Library on November 25 from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm, and will be free of charge to attend.

Coquitlam business meeting will combine golf and getting to know one another

October 31, 2016 by  

Business owners from Coquitlam and the rest of the Tri-City area who are looking for an opportunity to network with others from their area are welcome to attend an [Read more]

Delta area brides invited to dance the night away

October 30, 2016 by  

Pink Orchid Studios (POS) has extended an invitation to Delta area brides, and also its industry partners, to a attend a formal and glittering occasion.

The [Read more]

Red Deer to host delicious event in support of local children

October 30, 2016 by  

An event planned for Red Deer will give people a chance to enjoy desserts and other treats with friends old and new while they raise money to help local children.

The Red Deer Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and pediatric units will benefit from funds raised through the evening’s activities. There will be live entertainment, and local businesses will be contributing both appetizers and desserts for the occasion.

According to the organizers, the monies raised will go a long way towards helping the hospital purchase lifesaving equipment. This year, the goal is collect enough funds to pay for one of the total of 15 new incubators that it needs to provide optimum care to the many babies and children it helps each year. Each incubator comes with a price tag of $22,000. Brochures can be distributed during an event such as this that give further information about how the money will be used.

This will be the fourth year for the dessert gala, which will be held on Saturday, November 19th from 5:30 pm until 10:30 pm at the Scott Block Theatre, which is located at 4816 50 Avenue. Tickets are $45 each, with tables of eight available at a cost of $43.75 per person. Donations will also be gratefully accepted from those who cannot attend the function themselves.

More information is available on the event’s website.

Pickering area to host Infection Prevention and Control Day symposium

October 30, 2016 by  

The Pickering area will be playing host to a symposium dedicated to providing attendees with the latest information related to infectious disease control.

The Central East Ontario branch of [Read more]

Time to sample local autumn harvest offerings in Penticton

October 29, 2016 by  

Harvest time is here, and Penticton residents are invited to an event that will let them sample and purchase some of the produce and other items that the [Read more]

Regina workshop to help new small business owners hit the ground running

October 29, 2016 by  

Those who have always wanted to start their own small business but who have been too nervous to make the leap are invited to a Regina event that has been planned with them in [Read more]

Day of training and support planned for London caregivers

October 29, 2016 by  

As the population ages, more people are facing the challenge of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. An upcoming London workshop will [Read more]

Stoney Creek workshop to help businesses on the road to success

October 28, 2016 by  

Local business owners who are interested in taking their enterprise to the next level are invited to attend an event that has been planned just for them.

GrowthCLUB will provide participants with a set of tools that they can put to work in their company. They will learn how to make a 90-day plan for their success through the examples set by corporations that have been able to grow and thrive. Once they have determined what their goals are, they will decide what steps they need to take to make them happen.

Representatives of an assortment of companies will be on hand to share their best moneymaking secrets, and business coach Dan Holstein will be facilitating the workshop. He will assist and inspire participants to craft their own 90-day plan, implement it and then reap the rewards. Time has been built into the schedule so attendees can network and share best practices and success stories with one another. Digital printing can be used to produce course materials for a workshop such as this.

The fee to participate has been set at $199 per business, which includes the full morning and also a hot breakfast and coffee. It will be held on January 13th at ActionCOACH Stoney Creek, which is located in Suite 300 of 4 Mountain Avenue South. Anyone who would like to register can do so through the event’s website.

Milton to host special holiday fundraising celebration

October 28, 2016 by  

The United Way of Milton has partnered with Springridge Farm to present its 2016 Christmas House Tour in an effort to raise funds to support a variety of local not-for-profit groups.

The event will give those who take [Read more]

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