CFIB’s Julie Kwiecinski Chats Ontario Small Business Setbacks during COVID-19

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ Director of Provincial Affairs for Ontario, Julie Kwiecinski joins ELMNT to chat the stay-at-home order’s effects on small business in Ontario and what folks can do to support small right now.  Check out our chat below: 95.7 ELMNT FM · CFIB’s Julie Kwiecinski Chats Ontario Small Business Setbacks during […]

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95.7 elmnt fm two-year anniversary  

95.7 elmnt fm two-year anniversary   The 95.7 ELMNT FM team is celebrating its 2nd anniversary this October 26th, 2020. Being a newer station on the block, we realize we’re just starting. But we’re passionate and dedicated to working hard and providing the best – that means continuing to deliver engaging content, great music you can jive to, and reporting on the issues that matter.   We offer a kind […]

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Indigenous Businesses Feeling the Pinch During COVID-19

As COVID-19 poses rapidly evolving challenges to Canadian businesses, Indigenous communities and business owners are feeling particularly at risk. Tabatha Bull is the new President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Bull is Anishinaabe and a member of Nipissing First Nation near North Bay, Ontario. Prior to joining the CCAB, she worked […]

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Indigenous entrepreneurs say business resources inaccessible for their communities

Indigenous entrepreneurs say business resources, funding are inaccessible for their communities The City of Toronto partnered with the Pontiac Group to open the Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE) to combat this problem By: Amanda Pope Grant after grant. Loan after loan. The process of seeking for, applying to and hoping to receive financial […]

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A Leadership Summit for Indigenous Women is Coming to Ottawa

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A mother-daughter duo is bringing the Inaugural Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit to the Ottawa-Gatineau area next month. Laurie Sterritt and Nicole Taylor-Sterritt are coordinating the summit and have said their mission is to bring this network of women together to connect and inspire each other. The two-day summit at the Canadian Museum of History will […]

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Indigenous Entrepreneurs Making Social Changes Across Canada

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Indigenous entrepreneurs are making waves in communities across Canada. Did you know about these inspiring people? Take a look at some of our favourites:  SheNative Devon Fiddler built a fashion brand to elevate Indigenous women after dealing with a lot of the oppression Indigenous women face. She Native creates genuine leather goods focused for Indigenous […]

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