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  • Vancouver’s Dr. Christine Korol Joins Psychology Today Blogging Roster

    “Still Mind” blog will help Canadians to quiet stress and anxiety with tools to help navigate through tough times

    Registered Psychologist, and Director of the Vancouver Anxiety Clinic, Dr. Christine Korol, is now a regular contributor for Psychology Today, offering her unique perspective with tools for quieting stress and anxiety in everyday life. Already a seasoned blogger, Dr. Korol will be publishing monthly posts to her blog called ​Still Mind​ via Psychology Today’s online platform.

    “I’m thrilled to announce that I am going to be a regular contributor to Psychology Today, a resource that has been at the forefront of bringing solid, scientific knowledge to the public in an age where it usually takes years to bring psychological research from the lab into practice,” says Dr. Korol. “I’ve read and shared their articles for many years and I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to offer my voice, increasing awareness of psychology and how it can help humanity.”

    Read the full announcement here.

  • CONVERSION - NOT CONDOS - FOR CENTURY-OLD LANDMARK REBRANDED ‘THE OXFORD’


    PROPERTY OWNER HAS ARRANGED OVER $1.2 MILLION IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR REPURPOSING OF MASSIVE HISTORIC SOUTHERN-ONTARIO STONE CHURCH

    With a drastic decline in church attendance across the country, an estimated 9,000 churches and other religious spaces will permanently close in the next decade. But for 150-year-old St. James Anglican Church in Ingersoll, Ontario – a magnificent stone building now rebranded as The Oxford – Toronto Property Developer Apostolos Sigalas has made sure it will be respectfully repurposed instead of demolished for redevelopment.

    Read the full release here.

  • Celiacs rejoice! LCBO Certifies Canadian-Ukrainian Zirkova Vodka as Gluten-Free

    Proof that wheat and rye are eliminated in the distilling process leaves those who are gluten-intolerant or with Celiac disease the freedom to enjoy this all-inclusive vodka brand

    ​BUDMO! Zirkova Vodka is proud to announce it has been officially certified by the LCBO as a gluten-free vodka even though it is made the traditional way, from wheat and rye. ​After extensive testing, gluten was not detected in the vodka, with results demonstrating the lowest possible output of less than 5PPM compared to the standard 20PPM for most gluten-free certifications. Read the full release here.

  • Divine Intervention: Dave Sanderson Releases Third Book: “God Gives You the Lessons When You Are Ready”

    “Miracle on the Hudson” Survivor Launches Latest Book Back Home in Winchester, Virginia

    WINCHESTER, VA—”Miracle on the Hudson” survivor, speaker, and philanthropist Dave Sanderson will be returning to his hometown of Winchester, Virginia next month to officially launch his third book, ​God Gives You the Lessons When You Are Ready​. This special launch event will take place on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 1:00 pm EST at InnoVault (100 N Loudoun St., Winchester, VA), welcoming the faculty and students from Dave’s alma mater, James Wood High School.

    Read the full release here.

  • TORONTO DENTAL OFFICE HAVING SOCIALLY DISTANCED, DRIVE-THRU HALLOWEEN EVENT

    Anaida Deti, CEO and a Registered Dental Hygienist of DentalX is excited to be taking part in a spooktaculary safe Halloween event for local ghosts and goblins

    Leave it to the “Masters of Infection Control” to come up with a fun, creative and most-importantly COVID-Friendly Halloween Event sure to not only excite ​little monsters, but also help them treat – not trick – their teeth, and their health.

    On Saturday October 31st the dental team at DentalX will be brewing up some Halloween spells with their socially distanced, candy-free, trick-or-treat drive thru event, from 10am-5pm at 170 Rimrock Rd Unit D-2, North York

    Read the full release here.

  • GHOULS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN! HOW TO HAVE A NIGHTMARE-FREE HALLOWEEN DURING COVID-19

    Owner and CEO of DentalX, and registered dental hygienist, Anaida Deti, offers her tips on how your little ones can still have a spook-tacular Halloween during a scary pandemic

    As the fun-filled day slowly creeps up, your little ghosts and goblins are likely eager to hit the candy jackpot, although going door-to-door the traditional way may be a little trickier for them this year with a hair-raising pandemic on the loose.

    Read the full release here.

  • CNIB MAKES HISTORY RAISING ALMOST $200,000 BY HOSTING CANADA’S LARGEST DOCK-TO-DOCK PARTY WITH A PURPOSE FUNDRAISER

    More than 350 participants came together this past weekend to support CNIB Lake Joe in an unprecedented event.

    A ​dock​ing good time was had by all on August 15 as more than 350 ​participants, including dock hosts, guests, sponsors, donors, and volunteers came together to support CNIB Lake Joe ​at the 4th annual Lake Joe FUNdraiser event, CNIB Muskoka: Dock-to-Dock: Party with a Purpose.

    This year’s CNIB Muskoka event was decidedly different as organizers planned for a reimagined gathering, one that allowed donors and friends to come together in a new way while maintaining social distancing – either virtually or in-person – by hosting their own ​docktail​ parties.

    Read the full media release here.

  • MEDIA ADVISORY AUGUST 11TH, 2020: WE WANT YOU TO ‘GIVE A DOCK’! CNIB LAUNCHES ‘TEXT-TO-DONATE’ AS THE COUNTDOWN TO THE 4TH ANNUAL LAKE JOE SUMMER FUNdraiser KICKS OFF

    Canada’s largest Dock-to-Dock: Party with a Purpose FUNdraiser in support of CNIB Lake Joe takes place Saturday, August 15th, 2020 from 3:00pm-6:00pm

    Want to become a ‘Dockstar’ for a good cause? Starting Monday, August 10th, anyone can! The Lake Joe Vision Team and Fundraising Committee is excited to officially kick off the countdown to the 4th annual Lake Joe summer event with the launch of text-to-donate in support of CNIB Lake Joe.

    By texting ​DOCK to 45678 ​(carrier charges may apply) an automatic donation of $10 will be applied (an automated tax receipt will be texted as a reply) to raise funds for CNIB Lake Joe “​Wish List​” items and next season’s camp bursaries. Canada’s largest Dock-to-Dock: Party with a Purpose FUNdraiser event takes place Saturday, August 15th, 2020 from 3:00pm-6:00pm

    Read the full MEDIA ADVISORY here

    Read the full media release here.

    Watch our promo video here!

  • YOU’RE INVITED TO CANADA’S LARGEST DOCK-TO-DOCK: PARTY WITH A PURPOSE FUNDRAISER IN SUPPORT OF CNIB LAKE JOE

    The Lake Joe Vision Team and Fundraising Committee invite all Canadians to join Canada’s largest Synchronized, Socially-Distanced, Muskoka Dock Party on August 15th, 2020 from 3-6pm.

    Gather your closest friends, make your favourite Dockt​ail, and get ready for a docking good time as we ‘gather’ together to help raise some funds at this year’s socially-distanced, and virtual, CNIB Lake Joe ​Dock-To-Dock: Party With A Purpose FUNdraiser​.​

    Having to forgo a large scale event due to COVID-19 concerns, Muskoka’s ​Party of the Year​ will look a little different; instead of 700+ attendees gathering onsite at the CNIB Lake Joe camp, donors and guests are being invited to host their own micro-Dock Party for what will likely go down in the books as Muskoka’s largest synchronized, socially-distanced, Dock Party.

    Read the full media release here.

    Read the full MEDIA ADVISORY here

    Watch our promo video here!

  • REVOLUTION HER: THE MOMPRENEURS® ORGANIZATION CELEBRATES 10 YEARS WITH REVITALIZED NAME, LOOK, AND EXPANDED OUTREACH

    Canada’s largest business resource for women is thrilled to reveal their rebrand, RevolutionHER, empowering ALL women across every aspect of their life 

    The Mompreneurs® Organization, a trusted national network that supports, educates, and empowers female entrepreneurs across Canada, has formally announced its complete rebranding in celebration of its 10-year anniversary. RevolutionHER™ is committed to creating impactful resources to enhance community, inspiration, education, and empowerment for all women across every aspect of their life. 

    Read the full release here.

  • ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL OFFERS THE WORLD A SEAT AT THEIR LOCAL PREMIERES

    The Oakville Film Festival (​OFFA​ Online) is going virtual AND Coming to a Screen Near YOU, Wherever You Happen to Be, This June 17th-22nd 2020

    Grab your popcorn (from our valued partner Film.ca Cinemas, of course) because local goes global this June 17th-22nd! The Oakville Film Festival is excited to announce its new virtual platform, allowing you and your fellow socially-distancing family and friends to enjoy all the award-winning and award-nominated movies. And we have more films than ever before!

    Read more here.

  • SHE’S ALIGNING PURPOSE WITH PASSION

    Zirkova Vodka’s Female ‘Disruptor’ Katherine Vellinga Helps Kick off RevolutionHER Virtual Support Sessions Sharing Her Own Spirited Success

    Katherine Vellinga, co-founder and visionary behind Zirkova Vodka, an ultra-premium spirit made in her parents’ homeland of Ukraine with a uniquely Canadian flair is delighted to speak at the first of many Virtual Support Sessions put on by  RevolutionHER (formerly The Mompreneurs® Organization) this Friday, June 5th.

    Read the full release here.

  • KITCHENER ENTREPRENEUR, CARINNE CHAMBERS-SAINI HAS BEEN NAMED CANADA’S MOMPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

    RevolutionHER™formally Mompreneurs®, has crowned Carinne Chambers-Saini the 2020 Mompreneur Award of Excellence. Winners of the 8th annual 2020 Mompreneur® Awards were announced during a week-long virtual conference May 25th- 29th, 2020.

    The eighth annual Mompreneur® Awards is thrilled to announce that Carinne Chambers- Saini co-founder of Diva International Inc., was announced as the official winner of the 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Award of Excellence!

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  • TORONTO ENTREPRENEUR, DR DINA KULIK IS AWARDED THE 2020 MOMPRENEUR AWARD OF DISTINCTION

    The winners of the 8th annual 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Awards are being announced daily during a virtual conference from May 25th-May 29th, 2020. Out of hundreds of nominees, Dr Dina Kulik of Kidcrew was awarded the Mompreneur Award of Distinction

    The eighth annual Mompreneur® awards have proven lucky for local business-woman Dr Dina Kulik and her company, Kidcrew, who was announced the winner of the 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Award of Distinction!

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  • STONEY CREEK ENTREPRENEUR, LAURIE FRANKLIN IS AWARDED THE 2020 MOMPRENEUR STARTUP AWARD

    The winners of the 8th annual 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Awards are being announced daily during a virtual conference from May 25th-May 29th, 2020. Out of hundreds of nominees, Laurie Franklin of Unique In The Creek was awarded the Mompreneur Startup Award

    The eighth annual Mompreneur® awards have proven lucky for local business- woman Laurie Franklin and her company, Unique In The Creek, who was announced the winner of the 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Startup Award!

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  • BURLINGTON ENTREPRENEUR, ERIN WOODWARD IS AWARDED THE 2020 MOMPRENEUR AWARD OF MOMENTUM

    The winners of the 8th annual 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Awards are being announced daily during a virtual conference from May 25th-May 29th, 2020. Out of hundreds of nominees, Erin Woodward of The Girly Bookclub was awarded the Mompreneur Award of Momentum

    The eighth annual Mompreneur® awards have proven lucky for local business-woman Erin Woodward and her company, The Girly Bookclub, who was announced the winner of the 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Momentum Award!

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  • BURNABY ENTREPRENEUR, JUSTINE LEVENBERG IS AWARDED THE 2020 MOMPRENEUR AWARD OF MERIT


    The winners of the 8th annual 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Awards are being announced daily during a virtual conference from May 25th-May 29th, 2020. Out of hundreds of nominees, Justine Levenberg of Sportball Vancouver was awarded the Mompreneur Award of Merit

    The eighth annual Mompreneur® awards have proven lucky for local business-woman Justine Levenberg and her company, Sportball Vancouver, who was announced the winner of the 2020 Mompreneur® of the Year Merit Award!

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  • The 2020 Mompreneur® Awards to Celebrate Canadian Female Entrepreneurs with Virtual Ceremony


    The 8th
    Annual Mompreneur® Award Winners will be announced during a virtual Conference from May 25th-May 29th, 2020 with proceeds going to COVID-19 relief 

    Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc. has announced that they will be moving ahead with the 2020 Mompreneurs® Conference and Awards, with an inspiring and uplifting 5-day virtual event taking place from 1:00pm-3:00pm beginning Monday, May 25th to Friday, May 29th, with proceeds going towards COVID-19 relief. Each of the five winners of the 2020 Award show will be announced daily during a live on-line broadcast which will also feature esteemed guests including Cynthia Loyst, Sonia Jhas, Karlyn Percil, Amber Mac, Tonia Jahshan, and more!

  • DENTAL CARE AND COVID-19: HOW TO KEEP YOUR TEETH HEALTHY AT HOME AND WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A DENTAL EMERGENCY

    Your oral hygiene may not be at the top of your mind during this current COVID-19 pandemic, but it will be if you end up developing a painful cavity or infection. And with all dental offices cancelling non-essential appointments and procedures in order to stop the spread of the disease, maintaining good oral health while in quarantine is of utmost importance.

    Read the full article by registered dental hygienist, Anaida Deti, on Medium.com

  • Introducing Odell’s Fall by Globe and Mail Bestselling Author, Norman Bacal

    “A page-turning potboiler of a read from the author of the bestselling book, ​Breakdown​.”
    ​-Robert Cooper, Former President, HBO Pictures

    From one of the most esteemed entertainment tax attorneys in the world and the best-selling author of ​Breakdown​, comes a heart-pounding, never predictable murder-mystery that mirrors Shakespeare’s tragedy, ​Othello.​

    “I’ve always loved storytelling,” says Bacal, who believes the secret of good storytelling lies in authentically connecting the reader to the emotional tests faced by the characters and holding that interest to the very last page.

    Read the full galley letter here.

  • THE 2020 MOMPRENEURS CONFERENCE AND AWARDS TO BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS

    MARCH 11, 2020—TORONTO, ON—​Due to growing concerns and ongoing developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and with the health and safety of the community being of the utmost priority, Mompreneur​®​ Showcase Group Inc. has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Mompreneurs​®​ Conference including the announcement of the winners for the 2020 Mompreneur​® ​Awards, previously scheduled for March 27-28th, 2020.

  • New Book Asks: What Does Masculinity Look Like in 2020?

    MENtal Health: It’s Time to Talk B​reaks Through Male Stigmas and the Toxic Shame that Follows

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Saskatoon, Saskatchewan– ​Most men have been taught from an archaic manual that says vulnerability equals weakness. Statistics show that men are far less likely to ask for help than women – especially when it comes to their mental health and wellbeing – and too many men are suffering in silence because of this deeply-rooted societal stigma.​ Best selling author and mental health advocate, Allan Kehler, is releasing his latest book, ​MENtal Health: It’s Time to Talk ​on January 29th in hopes of changing the rules entirely.

    Read the full press release here. Read the book’s galley letter here.

  • Give the Gift of Recognition to a Deserving Female Entrepreneur this Year!

    Nominations for the 2020 Mompreneur® Awards are NOW OPEN until December 8th, 2019 for one of five prestigious Mompreneur® Awards

    It’s never too late to give the gift of gratitude, and what better way than letting a local business woman, franchisee, social entrepreneur or female leader know that all her hard work is not going unnoticed. From now through December 8th, you can nominate yourself or another woman-in-business in one of five award categories for the 2020 Mompreneur​® ​Awards happening in March.

  • Dalcini Stainless Founder Helping to “Work on the World’s To-Do List”

    Sustainability Advocate Nita Tandon Selected As SheEO Venture Semi-Finalist

    Nita Tandon, founder and CEO of Dalcini Stainless – an award-winning brand of durable, chemical-free, and eco-friendly housewares – has been selected as a SheEO Venture semi-finalist. Announced on the SheEO website today, Nita is one of 25 Canadian Ventures “who are all women-led and majority women-owned, and are creating a better world through their products, services and/or business models. Each Venture is addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, what SheEO refers to as ‘working on the World’s To-Do List’.”

  • The Surprising Shopping Habits and Values of Gen Z Kids Revealed

    Recent Survey Paints Generation as Both Materialistic AND Eco-Conscious

    A recent survey conducted by PTPA Media Inc., one of North America’s top consumer ‘seal of approval’ and advocacy organizations, questioned parents of Generation Z (those born after 1995) about their kids’ overall preferences, buying behaviours and who and what they value. Surprisingly, the results showed that while purchasing material goods was high on the priority list – and also heavily influenced by YouTube stars – one in three parents said their children encourage them to buy clothing and other items that are sustainable or environmentally responsible.

  • Mailbox vs. Inbox: Direct Mail for a New Generation

    Millennials Craving a Break From the Digital Space Want Tangibility of Real Mail

    According to Canada’s largest direct mail and digital marketing provider, Direct Response Media Group (DRMG), direct mail is anything but dead – in fact, it’s alive and well and one of the top marketing trends for 2019. As the digital market becomes more and more saturated, DRMG says millennials in particular are craving a break from the digital space.