February 2, 2022

Speakers' Series - Transition your wealth to the next generation and not the government!

Feb 9th from 9 am to 2 pm

Keynote Speaker: Dig It Apparel® Inc & Dragons' Den Entrepreneur Claudia Harvey

Join us and the Limestone District School Board SHSM in welcoming dynamic keynote speaker, Claudia Harvey - Global Entrepreneur, Investor & Best Selling Author on Feb 9th from 9 am to 2 pm.

Twenty-plus years into her successful corporate career, Claudia Harvey began her first independent venture with Dig It Apparel® Inc. (www.digitapparel.com). struck a deal with Kevin O’Leary, famous venture capitalist of CBC Canada’s Dragons’ Den and NBC’s Shark Tank.

In 2019, Claudia was awarded the Top Female Business Leader Award from New York’s International Association of Top Professionals and The Entrepreneur of the Year Award from UK organization Livewire. She also joined other outstanding influencers – such as Oprah Winfrey and Melinda Gates – as a contributing author of America’s Leading Ladies.

Learn more and register for this free event at the Registration Website

This online presentation will be held on Microsoft Teams. Registrants will be emailed the link one day prior to the event.

Women Mean Business Speakers' Lounge presents

Tue, February 22, 2022 / Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Transfer Your Wealth To Your Family and Not The Government!

Learn how to ensure that your wealth will be transferred to your family and not the government when you pass away.

Laura Southall
Angela Fallow

Transitioning your wealth to the next generation and not the government!

Do you understand what will happen to your estate when you die? What taxes will your estate be responsible for? How do you minimize the taxes that you pay on death?

How can you transition your estate to your children and grandchildren as smoothly as possible?

What exactly is probate?

What does an executor do?

What is a power of attorney?

This interactive 60-minute seminar from Laura Southall, Senior Wealth Advisor at Assante Financial Management Ltd, and Angela Fallow, estates lawyer, Fallow Estates Law, will show you how to pass on what you’ve accumulated, and how to ensure that your family can make the most of the inheritance you leave them.

This online presentation will be held on Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the link one day prior to the event.


Be In The Know 

Opportunity For Our Readers

If you are looking for talented, hard working help in your business please do reach out to us about offering a Co-Op opportunity to senior high school students from the Limestone School Board, who are looking for meaningful positions in Kingston.

Please reach out to us should you have a need.  We will get in touch and we will connect you. 

Contact: Josie Walsh at EMAIL or Gaby Eaton at EMAIL

2022 Business Outlook - Special Presentation 

Thurs., Feb, 17,  Dawn Desjardins, Vice President & Deputy Chief Economist, RBC Royal Bank of Canada to present the 2022 Economic Outlook.

Presented by the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce   https://www.kingstonchamber.ca/events/4087/details  

Register Here

Ontario East- Strike-Up Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

March 3, 2022- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Tips re Online Meetings/Presentation - What words/sayings not to use

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Mental Health First Aid Courses 

 Offered by Sherry Lachine of BroadMind

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The Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce is Hiring! 

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Email Marketing Best Practices

Targeted email marketing is an extremely effective way to reach your customers and drive sales. According to studies, email is more effective at acquiring customers than all social media channels combined. Email marketing could be as much as seven times as effective.

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Omicron: How to handle employee absences and supply chain disruptions / from BDC

As COVID-19 cases spike, product and project delivery dates are being delayed while people stay home to recover or isolate themselves. Discover the measures you can put into place to protect your employees, clients, and your business's working capital during the Omicron wave.

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Business Valuation: A Guide for Entrepreneurs by BDC

Determining the value of a business can be a complicated exercise, with different methods and end results.

Check out our free guide designed to help you navigate the valuation process so you can negotiate a fair price when buying or selling a business. Get your guide:

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Indigenous Youth Led Project $30K funding

Businesses Get Help with Covid -19 Costs

A list of funding support for the impacts of COVID-19

Meet Our Community Members

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Holiday Inn Waterfront Kingston

We are back with another amazing contest!

The perfect escape this time of year, courtesy of Woman on the Move Canada and Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront .

A romantic DELUXE ESCAPE for two with Breakfast at the beautiful & newly renovated Holiday Inn, Downtown Kingston!

Experience your own back yard in this first class hotel! Take a stroll downtown and enjoy dinner at one of the many fine restaurants.

In the morning take a refreshing swim in the indoor heated pool, enjoy a brisk workout in the gym and relax with breakfast for two in the beautiful Wharf and Feather Restaurant.

All you have to do is go to WMB's Facebook Page to enter- LIKE this post & TAG who you will share this winter getaway with!


Kingston KIA 

The Power To Surprise!

The first-of-its-kind by Kia Canada, the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre educates Canadians on the benefit, opportunities and future of electric vehicles.

The future of the automotive industry is electric, and with Kia Canada introducing 7 all-new plug-in hybrid or dedicated electric models by 2025, the EV Experience Centre will offer the public an EV learning opportunity like no other. 

Learn more about their electric / hybrid models at Kingston KIA


Advanced Women’s Health

Dr. Sarah Wilson, ND

Advanced Women's Health is a premier medical clinic that provides evidence based integrated medical care catering to women’s hormonal health. After struggling for years with her health, founder, Dr. Sarah Wilson, Naturopathic Doctor, became passionate about ensuring that no woman would feel alone or dismissed in her journey to feel well. Our vision is to create a community in which women are educated and supported. No woman should feel alone in the face of hormonal chaos and every woman has the right to want the healthiest pregnancy, postpartum period and perimenopausal transition.

No woman should feel ‘complicated’ leaving a medical appointment, only empowered and hopeful.

Our Mission

When women are at their best communities and businesses thrive.

We are on a mission to help professional women, busy Mom’s and Momma’s to be to not only reclaim their health, but also take a proactive approach to wellness.

In today’s chaotic world it can seem impossible to balance it all and stay healthy, but AHW is here to help make that goal do-able!


Handy Fairies Professional Cleaning Services

Fully Bonded & Insured - Fully Trained Staff - Free Estimates - Work Guaranteed
Business working women deserve exceptional cleaning services with no hassle, only a sparkling home to come to at the end of the day.

Give yourself a gift of luxury - a clean home.

Satisfaction Guaranteed - Over 17 years of Quality Assurances Experience and Locally Owned

"A team of four came to my home and did an incredible job! I am very picky and I am very impressed! Thank you Handy Fairies" Dale Leroux

Contact us at 613-438-2233 or book on our WEBSITE

ReStart Employment Services is a proud supporter of women (and everyone) in the workplace!

At ReStart we provide free services and resources to Kingston community members including job seekers, employers, and entrepreneurs of all ages.

ReStart is partnering with Open Book to offer FREE DIGITAL SKILLS WORKSHOPS for job seekers!
Loyola School of Adult and Continuing Education

Every Tuesday & Thursday, starting February 1st, 2022, at 559 Bagot St. Kingston

You can improve your knowledge on things like:

✅What employers expect
✅Effective email communication
✅Connecting and presenting online
✅Tablet & smartphone basics
✅Google Docs & Sheets
✅Internet safety with job applications

Ready to hack into your digital skills? Email: 
or call 613-544-3361 to learn more about what you can learn today!

To schedule an appointment with a ReStart Employment consultant, please call 613-542-7373 or email us at

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Right At Home Kingston

Do you have a loved one who needs some help to stay at home safely? If you have any questions

reach out to Sue Robinson, Regional Manager & Care Planner for Right At Home Kingston.

Bessie Nikolopoulos, Royal LePage ProAlliance - Real Estate

President's Gold Award Winner


Phone: 613-305-2978

Looking for a Virtual Assistant?

Meet WMB Member : Anne Bullen

  1. Teaching Microsoft Office applications ( Algonquin Careers Academy) Remotely, and have done so off and on for the last 20 + years. (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, WINDOWS)
  2. Social Media marketing – I work for a real estate agent and manage social media accounts. Create Ads, videos, manage the website back end(WordPress) post blogs. – 
  3. manage email campaigns through MailChimp
  4. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, using CANVA to create Ads, Hootsuite for scheduling. 

Email Anne at: annemariebullen@gmail.com 

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WMB Thanks our Community Supporters 

Learn more about some of the amazing women owned businesses in our community!


Women Mean Business Network is a proud member of The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce and the Kingston Home Builders Association

More Resources to Help You Grow Your Business and YOU

Microsoft Launches Initiative to help 25 Million People Globally To Acquire Needed Digital Skills

Marketing Guide for Businesses Reopening During Coronavirus

Digital Main Street Announces Three New Programs

As part of a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario, Digital Main Street recently announced three new programs to support businesses across Ontario. From $2,500 Digital Transformation Grants to ShopHERE: a program to help you get selling online right away!

The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub

(WEKH), in partnership with the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), is delighted to launch a new sharing platform built by SheEO to help women entrepreneurs and the women who support them across Canada easily connect.

Kingston Mental Health Resources List

Need Help in Getting Your Business to Go Digital. 

Canada Emergency REsponse Benefit / CERB:

City of Kingston Tax Relief

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Covid 19 Tools & Resources for Business - Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Business Resilience Network

Public and private sector programs and initiatives across Canada that support businesses and their employees.

Kingston Community information and resources

University & College Students Learn Free With Coursera.com Accredited courses!


We Would Love To Hear From You!

Please do connect with us by email. We would love to hear from you.

Gaby Eaton at hosp.conn@gmail.com or

Josie Walsh at josie.secondwind@gmail.com


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