Calendar of Business Events

October 30, 2019
North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) meeting of the Chalk River Chapter. 5:00pm-7:00pm. Deep River Library. Free with food and drinks provided. An evening of learning, mentorship and relationship building. For info, email

November 1, 2019
Food Handler Certification. 9:30am-3:30pm. Algonquin College in Perth. This one-day in-class Food Handler training includes course materials and exam for $50.00 (includes HST). Advance registration required. Certification valid for five years.
Phone: 613-267-1381 ext.7

November 5, 2019
Human Resources 101. Volunteer Ottawa is partnering with Nelligan O’Brien Payne and the Human Resources Professionals Association to offer this condensed course in human resources management. 815 St. Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa.$135. For info: Maria Lahiffe at 613-736-5266 or

November 7, 2019
Perth Chamber of Commerce Business at Breakfast. Fiddleheads, 53 Herriott Street, Perth. 7:30am-9:00am. Mike Fletcher CPA/CGA. Topic: no numeracy, no profits – know numeracy, know profits. Three ways you are losing money you don’t even notice. $20. Phone: 613-267-3200 or

November 13-14, 2019
Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference. NAV Centre in Cornwall. For producers, entrepreneurs, municipal and public sector staff, policy makers, restaurants and more. Details and registration at

November 14, 2019
Employment Standards Act and Occupational Health & Safety Act Seminar. 9:30am-11:30am. Topics include: hours of work, public holidays, leave of absence, getting help making your workplace safe, information regarding injury reporting, inspector visits and more. Free. Small Business Advisory Centre, 91 Cornelia Street West, Entrance B in Smiths Falls. For information: or 613-283-7002 ext.109.

November 20, 2019
The Annual Newcomers’ Night in Renfrew. Royal Canadian Legion, 30 Raglan Street South. 6:30pm-8:00pm. The evening will showcase local merchants, restaurants and services available in Renfrew and the surrounding area. Contact the Renfrew & Area Chamber for information and to register for this free event! Phone: 613-432-7015 or

November 21, 2019
Lanark Business Development Conference. Perth Best Western Plus, 82 Peter Street, Perth. $75 (before September 2). $99 (after September 2). 8:30am-4:00pm. A one-day conference with business industry leaders in a series of workshops that focus on leadership and growth. Phone: 613-432-7015 or

December 5, 2019
Bookkeeping 101: What you need to know to run your business. 9:00am-12:00pm. $20. Small Business Advisory Centre, 91 Cornelia Street West, Entrance B in Smiths Falls. For information: or 613-283-7002 ext.109.

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