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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft The season has changed and it's starting to feel a lot like winter!!  And the festive season begins...  with a night out at the Stirling Festival Theatre for a mingle this Thursday!  Join us there from 5-7 pm for a tour of the theatre and a quick preview of this year's panto - The Princess & The Pea - if you've not been, this is a perfect opportunity to see what a small community theatre has to offer!  And there's the Downtown Tree lighting as well at 5:30 pm...  And the Christmas Lighting at the Pier on Friday night (5:45 pm) - the United Way's Bootlegger's Bash
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5 Minutes for Business In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine how in order to remain competitive, businesses need to focus inwards and begin investing in and improving how they navigate mental health in their workplace.   With most adults spending more of their waking hours at work and with one in five Canadians experiencing a mental health problem or illness, addressing the issue of mental health at work is vitally important for all people in Canada—especially employers. Mentally healthy workforces perform better and create opportunities that allow for inclusive growth for all sections of
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft Another exciting week!  We're making the news again for all the right reasons!  Belleville's own (and Chamber Member) Cloud Bookkeeping has won intuit QuickBooks' Global Firm of the Future award!  Congratulations to Tanya & Leanne and their team (who are reveling in the reveal of their win in sunny California)!  Just like the Field of Ability, our community voted to make this happen!!!  Not only did those who supported this contest put Belleville on the international stage, you helped entrepreneurs from underserved communities around the world because for every vote and
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft I want to say "Happy Halloween" but I'm not particularly enthused by the fact it is the end of October already!!  But that's really the only bad news...  We had a great breakfast this morning with the Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment's recruiting team along with Honourary Colonel Julie Lange.  I know a lot of you may not have connected why today's guests would matter to you so I will try to share their message briefly (but it's such a great story)!  I know everyone is looking for employees and the army & air force are recruiting like the rest of you BUT if you
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From the Desk of the CEO Jill Raycroft It's always busy but with so many newsworthy events in the past week, it's hard to know quite where to start. We had a great Small Business week series of events last week, concluded with a fantastic Quinte Business Achievement Awards banquet and then the election on Monday (and the announcement from Queen's Park about Bill 148 yesterday). You'll see bits and pieces of everything except for the election in the rest of this newsletter so please be sure to read through it for a quick shout out to those of our members that won at QBAA and the update from the OCC.   As
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