Diversity is the spice of life

Pansie Hudson always had a passion for baking, working for many years in the hospitality industry and managing a bakery in the Cayman Islands, where she is originally from. “I became passionate about baking,” she says, “And then I decided to do something here in Canada, but it has been on my mind for many, many years.” Pansie specializes in cakes infused with alcohol, but… Read more

Let’s Support Local

I hung up the phone feeling inspired, and ready to place an order for flowers. The person on the other end of the call, a local business leader and philanthropist, had just told me that he placed a significant pre-order from Yara Flowers, a local florist and Momentum small business program graduate. He believed in the business and wanted to do what he could for… Read more

Time for Change

  Words have escaped us over the past few weeks. We have watched in anger and confusion, and witnessed the anguish of people in communities all over America, Canada and the world. The past few weeks have felt surreal, sad and scary. We have read articles, columns, posts. We’ve met, discussed, shared, and reflected. And yet, our words have not come easily. We recognize that… Read more

How to invest in your child’s future

What if you could change the conversation about your child’s future? Would you? Recently, the federal government announced a payment increase to the Canada Child Benefit (CCB). You can use this increase to create some seed money to put towards your child’s education. If you open an Registered Education Savings Plan, and contribute to it, you could make a real difference in your child’s life…. Read more