May 22: Latest CWB COVID-19 Update

See also: CWB Member Updates during COVID-19 


May 19: SmartCat marketing celebrates five years in business

Congratulations to Nicole Gallant of SmartCat Marketing in celebrating her fifth business anniversary! This is a huge milestone. We are #CWBproud of you, Nicole. 

Visit our CWB Business Directory to connect with Nicole


May 11: CWB welcomes new communications assistant

The Centre for Women in Business is excited to welcome Breanna Lynk as our new communications assistant. Breanna is a second-year Bachelor of Public Relations student at Mount Saint Vincent University, and will be joining our (virtual) team from Sydney, Cape Breton for the summer semester. Welcome, Breanna! 

Read Breanna's profile.
Co-operative education at Mount Saint Vincent University


May 1: Simply Good Form shifts to virtual learning platform

In response to COVID-19, Simply Good Form has shifted its certified LGBTQ2 inclusion training online to a virtual learning platform. They have also launched a free How to Be Inclusive mini course as an introduction to their programming. Reach out to Cyndi for a special CWB discount code. 

Browse available courses


May 1: Gorveatte Consulting launches Business Continuity Program

In response to COVID-19, Gorveatte Consulting has launched a virtual Business Continuity Program for you to explore the environment of business continuity and how to protect and grow your business. The program includes 10 hours of one-on-one coaching. 

Reach out to Susan for more information:


April 29: Jacqueline Steudler's book now available on Amazon 

Jacqueline Steudler had launched an e-version of her book "From Grieving To Grateful: Heal Your Broken Heart" on Amazon. Congratulations from the CWB team!

View & purchase the book on Amazon.

April 29: As Nova Scotia grieves, demand for flags soars

The Flag Shop Nova Scotia was featured in a CBC News Nova Scotia segment for their increase in business. Owner Debbie Hartlen spoke about The Flag Shop's healthcare hero flags and how people are using provincial flags to show community support [0:50].

Watch the video on the CBC News Nova Scotia website.

April 29: Musical medicine 

Mackenzie Costron, founder of Find Your Voice Music Therapy, was interviewed on CTV Morning Live Atlantic this week. In the interview, Mackenzie discusses her new online music therapy services and the effects of music on mental health and wellness.

Watch the video on the CTV News Atlantic website.

April 28: shiftED Academy launches new online Presentation Booster On Demand Course

Adapted from shiftED Academy's flagship Presentation Booster Program, Tisha has launched an online version of her program that participants can work through on their own time, with the option to add 4 hours of 1:1 virtual coaching. 

Learn more about the program.
Apply discount code CWBProud for a $100 discount. Available until April 30, 2020.


April 24: â€˜We shall never rebuild Nova Scotia unless everybody works together’

Executive Director Tanya Priske is interviewed by Heather Clarke on the role and the impact of Nova Scotia Business Economic Coalition (NSBEC) on the provincial business community.

Read the full article on the SaltWire Network.

April 23: Karen Dean launches Stronger Nova Scotia clothing

Our thoughts are with all those impacted by last week's tragedy and dealing with unimaginable loss. To support the affected families and communities, CWB member Karen Dean, Resiliency Coach, Speaker & Author is selling Stronger Nova Scotia clothing. All proceeds from the sales will be donated to the Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund, managed by the Canadian Red Cross.

Visit the Stronger Nova Scotia website. 

April 23: Centre for Women in Business says COVID-19 disproportionately impacts female entrepreneurs

Executive Director Tanya Priske is interviewed by Katie Hartai on the impact COVID-19 is having on women entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia. 

Read the full article on Halifax Today. 

April 17: TABITHA + CO featured in British GQ April 2020

CWB member TABITHA + CO was featured in April's edition of British GQ for the second month in a row. The TABITHA + CO Travel Tab Bag was included in the 'As Seen' section of the magazine.

Read more on the TABITHA + CO website.

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