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The scoop on business stories and events taking place in our community.

December 1 – 31, 2017

Willow Esthetics Boutique December Promotions

2742 Robie St #200, Halifax, NS

Info: Want to POWER UP professionally in 2018? Invest in Yourself!

50% off Single Laser (IPL) Skin Rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation or a photo facial uses IPL technology to diminish the signs of aging and restore a fresh glow and youthful look to your skin. A perfect pre-holiday treatment!

Add a 30min peel for only $50! ($85 value)

Feature Facial: Holiday Glow Facial – 45min, $89

Enhance your natural radiance with our Holiday Glow Facial. Enjoy a gentle exfoliation, brightening masque, and customized finishing cream. Enjoy radiant skin all holiday long!



January 6 – 7, 2018

#PowerUP! Weekend Retreat for Professional Women

Oceanstone Seaside Resort, 8650 Peggy’s Cove Rd.

Want to POWER UP professionally in 2018? Invest in Yourself!

The POWER UP Retreat is a deep dive into your personal and professional brand. Facilitated workshops will help you identify your unique strengths, maximize your professional impact, and develop a 5-Star professional brand.


EduNova Seeking Mentors

EduNova Co-operative Ltd., is looking for mentors (across the province) to support an international student in his/her last year of study looking to start a career in Nova Scotia. These students form a small group of 50 (across a range of fields) selected from over 250 applications based on their desire to stay in NS.

This is about a more experienced professional sharing his/her experiences, learnings, and advice with someone just starting in his her career (or second career).


FREE Info on Hootsuite Essentials

Anita Kirkbride, Twirp Communications Inc., is pleased to offer members access to a FREE Chapter of her latest ebook Hootsuite Essentials.

This ebook is designed for small business owners who are struggling to manage social media by themselves. It will walk you through the steps of setting up a dashboard and optimizing it to save you time.

Try it before you buy it with a free chapter download!

Trust Communications to Provide Training to Ontario College of Trades

Kim Scaravelli and the team at Trust Communications is pleased to announce that they will be providing online training to the Ontario College of Trades.

Courses in-use will include: Indigenous Culture Training, LGBT Diversity and Inclusion Training for Workplaces, and Respect and Inclusion in the Workplace.

Each of these courses has been developed by a national non-profit organization with expertise in the areas of diversity, inclusion, and workplace culture, including The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute of Canada, The Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and Safety Services Canada. The Ontario College of Trades has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Diversity Employers (2017).

Trust Communications is thrilled to be helping this respected brand promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Diva Cups Helping Women in Need

Lively Friends, founded by Suzanne Lively, will distribute Diva Cups to Adsum for Women & Children, Alice Housing, Bryony House, Dartmouth Family Centre, Elizabeth Fry Society, Phoenix Youth Programs, Shelter NS, Stepping Stone, SUNSCAD, and YWCA.

You can help! Registered charity receipts are available for donations of 10 or more diva cups.

For more information, contact Suzanne Lively:

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Sue L. T. McGregor [McGregor Consulting Group] Publishes New Book: Understanding and Evaluating Research – A Critical Guide

Understanding and Evaluating Research: A Critical Guide shows students how to be critical consumers of research and to appreciate the power of methodology as it shapes the research question, the use of theory in the study, the methods used, and how the outcomes are reported. Learn more »

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Digital Nova Scotia Leader, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia Awarded 3rd Consecutive Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award

Digital Nova Scotia is proud to announce that President & CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia has been acknowledged with the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. With this years’ theme of Unbreakable, Ulrike joins remarkable women from across the country that have been recognized for resiliency, strength, focus and persistence.

Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the incredible accomplishments of Canada’s top female executive talent, as well as their organizations and networks.

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