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Business Workshops

QuickBooks Online Basics    Offered by Connections Learning Centre, 24719 Hwy #7,  Sharbot Lake,  ON     Tel:613-279-2499    Email:

Monday mornings 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.   Learn the accounting you need to know to use the program. Learn to setup and navigate QuickBooks Online and to do everday financial tasks. Runs from March 2 – April 6, 2020

Funding News – Rural Economic Development Funding Available in Ontario

Rural Economic Development Program

The Government of Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program has opened a new intake for applications.

Quick Facts.

  • Rural communities and regions, Indigenous communities and organizations, nonprofits, and local service boards can apply.
  • Under the Economic Diversification and Competitiveness Stream, the program covers up to 50% of the costs for eligible projects that help remove barriers to job creation and attract investment and skilled workers.
  • The Strategic Economic Infrastructure Stream covers up to 30% of eligible minor capital projects that help spur economic growth, such as restoring museums and heritage sites, setting up community hubs, and streetscaping.
  • The deadline is Feb. 24.

More information on the RED Program.

Funding for Indigenous economic development

For programs on how indigenous people can get support for business, employment and training opportunities.  More information on Indigenous Provincial programs.


Canada Summer Jobs 2020 – Employment and Social Development Canada

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market.

The call for applications is open from January 30, 2020, to February 24, 2020.

For more information click here.