Latest Issue: January 22, 2019

Saying “No” To Retail Cannabis Stores

Brudenell comfortable being Renfrew County’s exception

One of Renfrew County’s smallest municipalities may be standing alone on the issue of cannabis retail stores, but they don’t seem to mind. The Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan is the only municipality in all of Renfrew County to say “no” to cannabis retail stores, and Mayor Sheldon Keller says the municipality is quite supported in their decision. Download the latest issue.

Low Unemployment Recruiting

How to attract talent when few need a job

According to Statistics Canada, Canada’s unemployment rate is at a 43-year low of 5.6 per cent. With so few people unemployed, this can make it difficult for employers to fill positions that they have available. So how do you recruit successfully with such a low unemployment rate? Download the latest issue.

Marketing | Jennifer Layman

“Spray And Pray” Is No Solution: Your business deserves better marketing

I was working as a golf pro at a popular private club when The Golf Channel debuted on television. Our course employed a dedicated teaching pro and one day when I was on the driving range beside him, a client asked him if the debut of The Golf Channel had negatively impacted his teaching business. He laughed and said, “Are you kidding? People are more screwed up now than ever!” Download the latest issue.


Book Club | Lynne Curry

Beating The Workplace Bully: A Tactical Guide To Taking Charge

Bullies aren’t limited to the playground. These days, they roam our offices and can be found everywhere from break rooms to boardrooms. They don’t steal your lunch money, but they can make your work life a living hell and even ruin your career. Whether the bully is a boss or a coworker, whether you’re the target of manipulation, intimidation, verbal abuse, or deliberate humiliation, Beating the Workplace Bully will show you how to fight back. Download the latest issue.

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