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When a Members Voice Counts

In many membership based organizations, especially in the non-profit and non-profit charity organization, the members who remit an annual fee for the benefit and value of the membership as well as to support the mission of the organization may feel left out in the decision-making process. Of course that is why there is an elected board of directors in place, to, on behalf of the membership, guide the organization according to the mission, vision and values.

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Vision Quest Conference and Trade Show back for 21st year

Aboriginal Economic Development Conference heads back to RBC Convention Centre.

Vision Quest Conference and Trade Show, Canada’s longest running Aboriginal business, community and economic development conference, will be returning to the RBC Convention Centre May 16th to 18th.

The conference, which has been ongoing since 1997, has seen nearly 15,000 participants come together from not only Manitoba but all over North America, and has earned a reputation as a dynamic gathering that serves multiple purposes and has grown in size every year.

Kim Bullard, Chair of Vision Quest Conferences Inc. says the goal of Vision Quest is to educate, enlighten, and entertain throughout the three-day event.

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Macdonald Youth Services moves into new building

New Therapeutic Centre will help thousands of Manitoba youth.

Macdonald Youth Services (MYS) officially opened the doors last month to their brand new, state-of-the-art, 33,000-square-foot facility at 175 Mayfair Avenue. The $7.5 million Therapeutic Centre is expected to help more than 9,000 youth per year in Manitoba through life skills training, counselling, and mobile crisis intervention.

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Brand Ambassadors Wanted

ATTENTION ALL CREATIVE PEOPLE.  Smart Biz is looking for a select handful of creative and enthusiastic individuals to help us grow our brand through our social media channels.  We are seeking people with a passion for photography/videography and who love Winnipeg as much as we do and Continue reading Brand Ambassadors Wanted

This Month in Canadian History

A look at 10 historical events that took place during the month of April 

 April 23, 1851

Canada’s first official postage stamp, the three-penny beaver, is issued.

 April 2, 1871 

The first census of the Dominion of Canada lists the population as 3,689,257. Continue reading This Month in Canadian History