Latest Issue: February 18, 2020

Changing Face Of Economic Development

What you have to do differently now if you want to succeed

Lanark County is growing and with that comes challenges. How to meet those challenges and benefit from that population influx was the topic of conversation at a presentation by economist David Campbell held recently in Perth. Download the latest issue.

Renfrew County Residential and Condo Sales

How many properties sold and what the average sale price was: 2019

A listing of areas in Renfew County. Download the latest issue.

Provincial News You Should Know

Comptroller General, cannabis and safety blitz

A brief on some provincial news that could impact your business or community. Download the latest issue.

Police Report: OPP Detachments and Deep River

Calls for service, impaired, thefts, fraud and more

An update from local detachments. Download the latest issue.

Getting The Most From EAPs

Revamp or enhance your service with these tips

HR Magazine featured an article on employee assistance programs, also known as EAPs. The article acknowledges that EAPs are very under-utilized by employees, but with employee stress being such a factor in today’s workplace, some employers are looking at how to enhance their EAP to encourage greater use by employees. Download the latest issue.

Marketing | Jennifer Layman

Check Your Communications: Conveying your thoughts in tense situations
A person made a Facebook post about a local small business owner. Allegedly, the business owner said he would give the striking teachers the middle finger. This person thought businesses should be careful when voicing their opinion or risk “financial suicide.” The person promised to tell everyone about this business owner’s alleged comment. Communicating in high-tension situations is no easy task and often, emotions can take over. Here are some of the ways this communication travelled. Download the latest issue.

Book Club | Anthony Iannarino

Eat Their Lunch:  Winning customers away from your competition
The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are being serviced by your competition, from the author of The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need and The Lost Art of Closing. Like it or not, sales is often a zero-sum game: Your win is someone else’s loss. Most salespeople work in mature, overcrowded industries. Growth requires taking market share from competitors, while they try to do the same to you. Download the latest issue.

  • Events Calendar: Business and related events in the region
  • Business News Around The Valley: Briefs on local news and information
  • People On The Move: Local promotions, new hires and retirements
  • It’s A Fact: Interesting facts connected to business
  • Biz Quiz: A quick 10-question quiz on recent news headlines
  • Tenders: Current tender postings and results