Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:49

Microsoft Canada partners with City of Toronto to provide technology tools for the city's small businesses

Microsoft Canada partners with City of Toronto to provide technology tools for the city's small businesses

Toronto Mayor John Tory and Microsoft Canada President Janet Kennedy announced a new partnership that will provide cloud-based productivity tools and solutions for Toronto small businesses.

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The York Entrepreneurship Development Institute highlights the benefits of social enterprise

Since launching in 2013, the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute has worked with more than 165 non-profit and for-profit startups across four program streams providing plenty of room for cross-pollination and heightened understanding surrounding the value of social enterprise.

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Over 400,000 Tech Jobs Affirm Toronto as key Global Innovation Centre

While technology companies are often hailed as the future of the economy, that future may have already arrived in Toronto. A new report from TechToronto , an organization supporting the city’s technology community, produced in collaboration with PwC, the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and CareerBuilder identifies that over 400,000 jobs in 2016 were related to technology..

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Cyndy Calder - 1955-2017

It is with great sadness that we share with the community the passing of Cyndy Calder, owner of "The Bead Goes On". Cyndy passed away peacefully at Princess Margaret Hospital after a brief battle with cancer.

She was a vibrant personality and a vital part of our community. She will be greatly missed by her colleagues, friends & customers in the Mount Pleasant Village. Our hearts go out to her family. 

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 18th from 2-4pm at Cedarbrae Golf and Country Club at 55 Mac Frost Way in Scarborough. Condolences, photos and memories may be offered at

The Bead Goes On


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