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January 28, 2013

ArtWorks 2012 a Grand Success!

The ArtWorks festival took place on November 28th, 2012 at Centennial Regional High School (CRHS) in Greenfield Park. CEDEC, CRHS, the Riverside School Board, Quebec Drama Federation, English Language Arts Network, En Masse for the Masses and the Community Learning Centre in CRHS hosted around 800 secondary 4 students in 74 workshops! The students had [...]
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January 24, 2013

CEDEC’s Entrepreneurial Approach Travels along the Coast

As part of CEDEC’s Entrepreneurial Approach initiative to mobilize and promote economic development opportunities among the communities of the Lower North Shore, Community consultations were held in in Kégaska, Chevery, Harrington, and La Tabatière from November 5 – 7 and in St. Paul’s River and Blanc-Sablon on November 20 and 22, 2012. Joining CEDEC’s Entrepreneurial [...]
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January 21, 2013

Kégaska Planning Session

As a follow up from the community consultations in Kégaska on November 5, community members from Kégaska and CEDEC representatives held a virtual planning session on November 28, 2012. The purpose of this meeting was to further explore the different opportunities that could be developed associated to the extension of Route 138 to their area [...]
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January 16, 2013

Nine Follow-up Mistakes Your Competition Loves

Are you leaving the door wide open for your  competitors to swoop in and scoop up your customers? Diane Lidstone, Gratitude Coach & Follow-up Specialist, recently spoke to CEDEC SBSN members about her nine simple rules to keeping your customers coming back. “Failure to follow-up is one of the biggest and most common mistakes entrepreneurs [...]
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January 11, 2013

Supporting mature workers’ transition to business ownership

As CEDEC’s Entrepreneurial Approach Team winds-down their tour of community consultations along the Lower North Shore, one common concern raised by participants across the region was the need for support to write a business plan. This idea stood out prominently as the team discussed development opportunities for the region during their consultation in Bonne Esperance [...]
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