Professional Development is a key component of the CDC’s Business Support Services.
We are always striving to present relevant and valuable learning opportunities, and we are always open to your suggestions.


  • March 4, 2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This 4-hour hands on workshop will teach you how to: Set up a new company Send out invoices and track receivables Track expenses Manage bank and credit card connections Perform month end checks to make sure you’ve got it all File HST Bring your lap-top! Take-away reference materials & light refreshments will be provided. Space (more…)


  • March 12, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

One of the most immediate ways to grow your company’s revenue is through Google AdWords. As Google’s core product, it has evolved in the past 2 decades into a sophisticated advertising tool. It’s now deeply intertwined with consumer lives, on their devices, in their homes, and everywhere else. Businesses and marketers all over the world (more…)


  • March 19, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • April 16, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • May 21, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 18, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • September 17, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 15, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you, or someone you know, between the ages of 15-39? Join young, small business owners & mentors in a casual group setting to obtain valuable peer-to-peer networking, mentorship & professional growth! SPACE IS LIMITED – REGISTRATION REQUIRED For more information about this FREE program or to register, contact Carol Benedetti: 705 325 4903 x (more…)


  • April 29, 2020
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

A three hour learning experience where you will get to expand your knowledge into the visual branding world and learn tips & tricks about posting! (i.e. what type of content will work for your brand and how to get your message out there). We will also walk through some strategic procedures to keep your organized, (more…)