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Small businesses are doing their part

A lot of businesses are helping during the pandemic. This includes an Ontario facility MANUFACTURING THEIR FIRST personal protective equipment masks for health care professionals or this SMALL DESIGNER making cotton masks and donating one for one to at-risk community groups or essential workers. Our Federal government is offering help to manufacturing and automation companies […]

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Our business community is mobilized

I’m very proud of how our Ontario business community has mobilized. Since launching their ONTARIO TOGETHER portal, “Over 1,200 submissions were received for the first three challenges to support the delivery of mental health solutions to vulnerable populations, ensure the strength of our supply chains and deliver financial advice to the small business community.” And […]

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Look for the helpers

Mr. Rodgers’s mother gave him fantastic advice when she said, “Always look for the HELPERS.” For those wanting to go further, here’s a list of Toronto VOLUNTEER opportunities, including food banks, kids help lines, making fabric masks, delivering groceries and medication to seniors, and to healthcare professionals, contacting local businesses for PPE donations, and more. […]

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Incredible sports stories

Here are a few sports-related items that were wows this week: Gymnast, SIMONE BILES won her sixth championship and became the first woman to land a triple double in competition on the floor. Toronto Blue Jay rookie, BO BICHETTE entered the history books for the most extra-base hits in consecutive games ever for a major league baseball player. […]

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The power of community

This story is inspiring. A community came together to help a long standing bookstore purchase a new location andthen came togetherone day to help them move. More than 200 community members (men, women and children) showed up and stood shoulder to shoulder to form a line from the old shop to the new shop. They then passed […]

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