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Icon of the event Small Business Series (Mandarin)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Learn the steps to take to start a small business in Canada. Topics include: writing a business plan, purchasing a business, financing & taxes, and liabilities....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Small Business Network featuring Mike Brcic
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Toronto Public Library's Entrepreneur in Residence, Mike Brcic. Mike is the owner of Sacred Rides; his company is ranked "The #1 "Mountain Bike Tour Operator on Earth" by both National Geographic Adventure Magazine and O...

Icon of the event Energy Saver$ Home Assistance Program
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Burrows Hall

A guest speaker from Toronto Hydro will provide information on Toronto Hydro's Save on Energy Home Assistance Program. How it works, who is eligible and more! To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Age Discrimination in Employment in the Post-Mandatory Retirement Era
Fri Oct 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Older workers are often staying in the workforce longer - a practice not viewed favorably by all employers. David Baker, a leading employment and human rights lawyer, anticipates an increase in the number and complexity of a...

Icon of the event Zoning In Our City:  Why Should You Care?
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about zoning/urban planning, both past and present. Find out how the average person is impacted and how individuals can make a difference. Presented by Eric Mark, a land development planner with Dillon Consulting Limi...

Icon of the event Small Business Network
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North York Central Library

North York Central Library is hosting an ongoing Small Business Network, meant for small business owners or people who are thinking about starting their own business. For this session, we are meeting Jacklyn Ling and Shums Ka...

Icon of the event Design Thinking: a New Process in Entrepreneurship
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Steven Gedeon, Director, Ryerson Entrepreneurship Institute, explains what Design Thinking, a major new evolution in entrepreneurship, Lean Launchpad Method, and the Business Model Canvas can do for entrepreneurs using these ...

Icon of the event How to Build Your Own Luxury Custom Home
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Ever think of building your own home? Drive around in any desirable neighbourhood and you'll see that many homeowners are doing just that. And with skyrocketing real estate prices, it's making more financial sense to build yo...

Icon of the event Truths and Trends in Sales Negotiations
Thu Oct 01, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The market place has changed dramatically since the financial crash of 2008. Fast forward to 2015 and we are now in the depths of a buyer's market that has had a direct effect on how businesses and individuals negotiate. In o...

Icon of the event Entrepreneur in Residence @ TPL Launch
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

CBC business commentator, Michael Hlinka, interviews Mike Brcic, founder of Sacred Rides. How did Sacred Rides grow and become ranked as the "#1 Mountain Bike Tour Company on Earth" by both National Geographic Adventure Magaz...