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Public Speaking Links

Toastmasters Meetings
Toastmasters allows members to learn presentation skills by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.  Clubs are available in most urban areas.

Canadian Association of Professional Speakers
An organization for experts who speak professionally, CAPS provides resources and
education to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members.

Media Links

Canada NewsWire
The CNW Group web site is the most frequently used and most widely accessed full-text news release site in Canada. CNW Group is also a national leader in audio/video webcasting, enabling thousands of communication professionals to broadcast their news and information in real-time around the world.

Canadian Press
The CP wire is the source that Canada’s newsrooms turn to for breaking and developing news and unbiased, timely reporting on what is happening throughout Canada and around the world.

Writing Links

Writers Circle of Durham Region
This group is dedicated to raising the profile of writers of all kinds, at all levels, and to offering a forum through which they can find support, education and ideas.  Meets monthly.

Online Marketing Links

Web Marketing Today
This site provides a wide range of web marketing resources.

Online copywriting articles and tips to help improve online customer experience.
From Nick Usborne, author, speaker, and customer experience consultant.

Marketing Sherpa
Free practical know-how and case studies available on a weekly basis

Business Publication Links

Profit Guide
PROFIT chronicles the transformation of Canadian business.

Marketing Magazine
Marketing Magazine is Canada's national weekly publication dedicated to the businesses of marketing, advertising and media.

Inc. Magazine
Assistance, information, and resources for small business owners looking for financing.

Guerilla Marketing
Guerilla marketing is promotion that doesn't cost any money. Market research and development with minimal risk and maximum efficiency and speed.

Entrepreneur Magazine
Provides solutions for growing businesses.

Canada One
CanadaOne focuses on Canadian business. The website provides an online magazine, a Canadian business directory, Canadian specific business resources, a technology centre, and several other promotional tools designed to help Canadians grow their businesses.


If you know of a trade show venue, chamber of commerce or networking group that isn’t listed, please send us a link

Trade Shows: 

Direct Energy Centre         Metro Toronto Convention Centre  
International Centre          Toronto Congress Centre  

Chambers of Commerce:

Oshawa   Markham   Richmond Hill   Toronto    Whitby

Networking Groups

Association of Independent Consultants                                         
Company of Women                                                                    
Durham Home and Small Business Association                                 
JumpStart Community                                                                  
Halton-Peel Communications Association
Meet Me Monday Morning                                                          
Pride Business Network                                                               
Referral Quest    
Society of Internet Professionals
Toronto Talks
Women in A Home Office
York Technology Association