Member Spotlight: rx4 Web Design | May 2014

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Aaron Ridsdale from rx4 Web Design. Learn more about rx4 in our member directory. Name: Aaron Ridsdale Title: Owner Company: rx4 Web Design rx4 is located…

Voices.com makes international debut en español for Latin American market

Customers of Voices.com have always enjoyed using the site at any time from anywhere. Now they can do so in Latin American Spanish. Users speaking Latin America Spanish will be able to search, audition and hire voice-over talent in their native tongue. Likewise, voice actors who prefer to use the Spanish site will be able…

Top 20 Under 40 nominations now open

This November, Business London will be honouring 20 business people under 40 years of age who are making their mark in London with business success and community involvement. If you know a Londoner who is excelling in their career, passionate about the community, helping to raise the profile of our city and will be under…

Hire a Lambton Co-op student and get up to $6,000 in tax credits

Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario, has 20 programming students who’ve just completed the academic portion of a post graduate program. They are now available for the final portion of this program – an 8 month Co-op work term. You can view the curriculum at Internet Programming & Database Management. When employers hire a Co-op student,…

Ontario announces new program to help Western and Fanshawe students start companies

Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi announced the launch of five programs to help young people start companies and create jobs today at Western University. As part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, these programs will provide young entrepreneurs with business skills, capital to start and grow a small business and the opportunity to…

Trudell Medical selected as a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) for 2014

Trudell Medical International (TMI) has been named a finalist in the Medical Design Excellence Award for their Aerobika* Oscillating PEP Therapy System. This international award recognizes products that save lives, improve patient healthcare, change the face of medical technology, and overcome design and engineering challenges in order for the product to meet desired clinical objectives. …

Member Spotlight: Lawson Health Research Institute | April 2014

The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month, we spotlight Dr. David Hill from Lawson Health Research Institute. Learn more about Lawson in our member directory. Name: Dr. David Hill Title: Scientific Director Company: Lawson…

What Would MacGyver Do?

This guest blog post was written by Josh Linkner and originally published at joshlinkner.com. In the late 1980s, millions of us tuned in to witness Angus MacGyver’s ability to always find a creative way to get out of a jam. Regularly finding himself in an impossible life-or-death situation, he managed to come out on top…

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

Do you know an extraordinary woman? The search for qualified nominees for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards is underway. These prestigious awards provide national recognition to Canadian women whose successful business achievements contribute extensively to the local, national and global economy. There are six categories in total including: Deloitte Start-Up Award RBC Momentum…

Starter Company program supports young entrepreneurs in Ontario

Ontario has announced a new program to help young people succeed in today’s global economy. The Starter Company program provides Ontario’s youth with training, business skills development, mentoring from local business leaders and capital to start, grow or buy a small business. Part of Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy, the program will support 18- to 29-year-old…