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

February 12, 2018

Momondays Relaunch

Lot Six Bar & Restaurant

Put story-telling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!


March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day Breakfast – Sackville & Area

Sackville Lions Club, Lower Sackville

Party Patrol Event Company & PeopleCan Training and Development Ltd are hosting the First Annual International Women’s Day Breakfast – Sackville. Men and women in business from Sackville and the surrounding communities are invited for a hot breakfast, three inspiring speakers followed by networking in our Business Corner.


April 13-15, 2018

Radiance Retreat

Oceanstone Resort, Peggy’s Cove Road

The two night retreat in the soothing, luxurious, coastal environment outside Halifax will be filled with delicious food, wine and fresh flowers. We invite you to join us for a weekend, abundant with sessions to inspire your mind, body, and spirit.


June 22, 2018

Social Media Day Halifax

Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre, Halifax

Social Media Day is celebrated annually in June; Social Media Day Halifax 2018 is a one-day conference coinciding with Social Media Day events worldwide. Sessions and workshops are for anyone who wants to improve their social media communications and marketing.


Part Time Cleaner Wanted – Maid 4 U Cleaning Services

We are a growing company looking for a new team member with a keen eye for detail to join us as soon as possible. You will need a vehicle and a can do attitude. A professional appearance is a must. We are a non smoking company as we have clients with sensitivities. Please apply if you are a hard worker and this sounds like a good job for you. 902-403-1123. Ask for Leah

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 would require an 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.


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:


Sue McGregor Publishes New Book

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.



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