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Meet Lesley Lawrence, the BDC senior executive helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams graphic

Meet Lesley Lawrence, the BDC senior executive helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams

December, 19th, 2016

Recently appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, Financing and Consulting, Ontario, Lesley Lawrence oversees Business Development Bank of Canada’s lending and consulting services in the province. She hadn’t planned on going into finance — Lesley holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto — but after more than 25 years in […]



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Meet Jean Blacklock, Founder of Prairie Girl Bakery

December, 13th, 2016

Jean Blacklock grew up in Saskatchewan, where she graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with degrees in Commerce and in Law. She then became a partner at a major law firm in Calgary and later joined BMO Financial Group as an executive in wealth management. Her last role at BMO was managing wealth services for BMO […]



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Embracing mobility: the key to success in the digital age

November, 22nd, 2016

Mobile devices have brought advancements to virtually all aspects of modern life, from our personal time to how we work. And yet not all businesses — especially those that are small to medium sized — have embraced mobility to achieve positive results. Of the 1400 companies included in the 2015 Cisco Mobility Landscape Survey, a […]



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Top Five Apps for Professionals

June, 29th, 2015

With so many apps available targeting professionals, it can be difficult to determine which ones can actually improve your working life—and which will just take up space. If you’re looking to tap into tech but don’t know where to start, try these five apps to keep yourself organized, productive, and connected.




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