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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.

Continue reading Vision Quest Conference and Trade Show back for 21st year

Winnipeg’s First Indigenous Accord

Hello and Welcome to the May issue of Smart Biz!

Spring is here, and there’s a lot to look forward to this summer in Winnipeg – namely the Canada Summer Games and Canada’s 150th birthday!

This month I’ll be talking about Winnipeg’s first Indigenous Accord, which I’m so excited about. Continue reading Winnipeg’s First Indigenous Accord

Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

New local business says chances are you’re overpaying for your telecom services and they can help.

Have you looked at your phone bill recently?  Like really looked at it?  If so, you may actually notice that everything looks right and you’re paying exactly what you were told when you signed your contract.

Between cell phones, office phones, and internet costs, many of the telecom companies are vying for your business.  Each one is offering the best possible price for your needs.  Without a background in the industry, it’s easy to just agree and assume it’s the best deal.  As time goes on and your needs change, the original services may no longer be appropriate or cost effective.  This is where Cost Wise Business Consulting can help. Continue reading Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

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

Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Skills/Compétences Canada sat down with Silas Meeches, the WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in CNC Milling, to discuss his interesting journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Silas opened up about what the competition represents to him and how enthusiastic he is about the opportunity to compete in his trade at the international level. Continue reading Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017