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Want to Start an Online Business? Let me be your Consultant

From Donna Kakonge who has been developing websites since 1998. I can help you to start an online business and also help with brick and mortar businesses as well. Please pay upfront below for an initial phone consultation via Skype and then pay an added fee for the work involved. I look forward to hearing from you soon. If you have general questions, you can contact me here: dkakonge@gmail.com. Here […]

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Gaining the Competitive Edge: Web Site Design Companies (Originally Published with AssociatedContent.com)

Fortunately, I have my own website at http://www.donnakakonge.com and although I know how to do one, I didn’t have the time. I’m not alone. Many small and large businesses with extremely capable people to do a site will outsource this work to save time and money. An article in the business section of Wednesday’s star actually mentions the growth in this area.

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Helping Young Entrepreneurs Make their Pitch‏

News Release Helping Young Entrepreneurs Make their Pitch February 3, 2014 Ontario Giving High School Students Access to Business Leaders Ontario is investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to experts and the public as part of the province’s Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch contest. The contest, part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, returns for a second year to challenge high school students in […]

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Providing Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs‏

News Release Providing Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs November 22, 2013 Ontario Expanding Summer Company Program under Youth Jobs Strategy Ontario is helping more young people start their own companies and create jobs by expanding theSummer Company program. The province is increasing the number of program spaces available to youth entrepreneurs to provide 850 young people with mentorship, training and grants of up to $3,000. This assistance will help Ontario students start […]

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Carfinco Receives Interest Rate Reduction on Credit Facilities

TSX: CFN EDMONTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Carfinco Financial Group Inc. (“Carfinco” or the “Company”) today announced that its subsidiaries Carfinco Inc. (“CAR”) and Persian Acceptance Corp. (“PAC”) have both received reductions in the interest rates charged on their senior credit facilities from their respective lenders. All other terms and maturity dates on the two credit facilities remain the same.

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Vuzix Corporation Announces Delisting From the TSX Venture Exchange

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ – Vuzix Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI) (“Vuzix”), a leading developer and supplier of smart glasses, advises that, further to its: (i) Amendment No. 5 to its Registration Statement (filed on Form S-1) filed with applicable securities regulators on July 29, 2013; (ii) pricing prospectus dated July 30, 2013 filed with applicable securities regulators on July 30, 2013; and (iii) press releases dated July 30, 2013 and July 31, 2013, Vuzix today received a delisting […]

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Self-Publishing Discussion at The Canadian Small Business Women and How To Talk To Crazy People, How to Write Creative Non-fiction and Three Quarters at the Toronto Public Library and Books at Accents Bookstore

Buy a copy of Three Quarters  Here: http://www.lulu.com/shop/donna-kakonge/three-quarters/paperback/product-21264624.html Available at the Toronto Public Library Three Quarters by Donna Kakonge: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3048262&R=3048262 How to Write Creative Non-fiction by Donna Kakonge: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3048261&R=3048261 and How To Talk To Crazy People by Donna Kakonge: http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM2979553&R=2979553 Available at Accents Bookstore at 601 Christie Street – Artscape Wychwood Barns: How To Talk To Crazy People and What Happened to the Afro? both by Donna Kakonge

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Ontario Government Making it Easier for Not-for-Profits to Do Business‏

News Release Ontario Government Making it Easier for Not-for-Profits to Do Business June 5, 2013 Amendments Pave the Way for Proclamation of Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act Ontario is one step closer to proclaiming the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) – legislation that will increase accountability and transparency for not-for-profit corporations and that will make it easier for them to operate and do business in today’s marketplace. The Ontario government is introducing […]

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Helping More People Start and Grow Businesses

News Release Helping More People Start and Grow Businesses May 15, 2013 Ontario Government Boosting Support for Entrepreneurs, Creating Jobs Ontario is making it easier for people to start and grow successful businesses by streamlining and improving its business support services. The new Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs  is a one-stop shop for anyone involved in planning, launching or building a company — whether it’s a main street retailer, a high-tech start-up, or […]

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Business Coach Identifies Market Gap, Launches Unique Home Renovation Service That Benefits Both Contractors and Homeowners

First-of-its-kind initiative, called Renovantage™, seeing steady growth since 2011 launch   Toronto, Ontario – April 29, 2013 – As a business coach, Greg Peterson has seen his share of business trends and patterns over the years. That’s why he knew he had a high-value fixer-upper when he identified a market gap in the home renovation business.

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Supporting Small Businesses in Eastern Ontario

News Release Supporting Small Businesses in Eastern Ontario May 14, 2013 Ontario Government Fosters Regional Economic Growth to Create Jobs Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Anchor Concrete in Kingston today, where she highlighted the government’s commitment to supporting small businesses, allowing them to create more jobs and support regional economic growth. The new 2013 Budget includes an increase to the Employer Health Tax (EHT) exemption, which would bring relief to small […]

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Money Matters

James Goi Jr. is an author, speaker, and coach living in San Diego, California (U.S.). He has not had to work a job in years: “I don’t know what you consider rich, as it’s a relative term, but I have not had to work a job in years, so, to me, I’m rich,” writes Goi Jr. in an email. “I am the author of How to Attract Money Using Mind […]

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Jeff Gitterman’s Success Story – The Four Pillars of Success

Jeffrey Gitterman is an award-winning financial advisor and the founder and CEO of Gitterman & Associates, LLC http://www.gittermanassoc.org. In these challenging economic times, Jeff recently started Beyond Success http://www.beyondsuccessconsulting.com, a consulting firm, coaching and seminar training company that brings more contemporary spiritual, holistic and ethical values to the business world. He has been a top requested and keynote speaker at numerous national conferences for the financial, insurance and spiritual capitalism […]

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It’s not NIMBYism – I just don’t trust you

New nationwide poll identifies credibility gap between individuals and companies November 30, 2010 @ 04:15PM TORONTO, Ontario – According to a recent national public opinion survey, nearly half of all Canadians (48 percent) do not believe companies can be counted on to behave responsibly. This finding is discouraging news for organizations looking to tap into public sentiment when moving forward new projects that require public buy-in. Fortunately, there is a […]

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Week 4 Space Management: Inspiration – Defining Your Office Style (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar Given the amount of time spent in our offices, once designed for function, it makes sense to create spaces we truly enjoy being in. Since offices hold large variety items, selecting a style can help unify the space and reduce visual chaos. In this article, we’ll consider furniture, soft furnishings, and lighting. In the next, we’ll explore colour, art, and accessories. 1. Furniture Natural wood is an […]

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Light Vehicle Sales – May 2010 (updated to include Volvo )‏

Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 1 Dennis DesRosiers – July 20, 2010 – 2 By Dennis DesRosiers Comparables … a nasty little word that many OEMs don’t like to include in their monthly press releases. By this I mean everyone likes to be selective in terms of which months they compare their sales to with the obvious intention of making themselves look […]

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Goldman Sachs

BILLY COURTICE ONLINE STORY-GOLDMAN SACHS 20 April 2010 Despite facing a government civil fraud charge, Goldman Sachs Corp. has received a bit of good news. The bank reported that its first-quarter earnings have nearly doubled to $3.3 billion. The bank earned $5.59 a share on $12.78 billion in revenue, due to a surge in bond, commodities and trading currency, which raised profits for yet another quarter. The bank’s profits have […]

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CRTC Decisions

CRTC releases financial results of conventional television stations OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 18, 2010 — The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial summaries for Canada’s conventional television stations. The the report provides information on the sector’s profitability, revenues and expenditures for the period of September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2009. Profitability Private broadcasters saw their total revenues shrink by 7.9%, going from $2.14 billion in 2008 […]

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The Cost of Education

As a teacher, I really admire anyone who goes to school. School is so important. It teaches you not only the basics of reading, writing, math and a concentrated area of study – it also teaches you a lot about yourself. It is a shame though that the cost of education often makes it difficult for some people to take the route of enlightenment. I recently heard about a woman […]

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