Helpful Links

Helpful Links was designed to help you find information quickly and easily, specifically relating to small business and assist you in finding an eclectic mix of information related to community services, health and wellness, and paying it forward!

Government Websites

Canada - Ontario Business Service: Do you have a great idea, but don't know where to begin? Are you ready to take the first steps? Do you want to increase your business capabilities?

Canadian Consumer Information: A collection of practical tools and information for businesses that understand the value of satisfied customers and sound practices.

City of Burlington: Burlington: Information, News, Online Services...

Government of Canada: The Canada Site has been designed to provide you with different avenues to find information. For example, you can find Government of Canada programs and services .Ex: A to Z Index, Departments and Agencies, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Industry Canada: Information on companies, statistics, financing, innovation, research, science and technology, intellectual property, radio, spectrum and telecommunications, regional and rural development, regulations and standards.

Industry Canada Benchmarking: Find out how Performance Plus can help your business.

Oakville Public Library: Offering professional information assistance, in-library resources, and online research, including no fee databases.

Province of Ontario: Look behind the headlines to hear what I have to say about today’s important issues.

Region of Halton: Halton Region was incorporated in 1974 by the Province of Ontario, strengthening the County form of government by making services formerly managed by the Province of Ontario more directly accountable and accessible to the residents and taxpayers.

Statistics Canada: Organized information has always been important in understanding problems, in aiding intelligent decision making, and in providing a means of learning from our experience.

Financial Institutions

Bank of Montreal: Products and financial solutions to help you manage your business.

Canadian Bankers Association: The CBA also provides information, statistics and publications to help individual and small business consumers manage their financial affairs.

Royal Bank: Serving your complete business banking needs with a view to the long term.

Scotia Bank: Our site gives tips, tricks, articles, podcasts, tools and calculators to help you find the money.

TD Canada Trust: With more branches, longer hours and any branch banking, you can do your business banking when and where you want.

Networking Groups

Company of Women: Through Company of Women, we wish to weave wisdom, warmth and wellness into your everyday life. We want to inspire you to achieve your full potential and to realize your dreams.

Halton Peel Communications Association: HPCA is a supportive community of self-employed or freelance communications professionals. We offer networking and professional development opportunities that help you grow and succeed in your career.

Roaring Women: Growing a successful business requires that we connect with others. Networking is an integral part of building your contact list and making great connections for yourself and others. At Roaring Women we have combined networking with fun and education.

Women's Executive Network: Women's Executive Network (WXN)™ is Canada's most influential female audience and the country's leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of executive-minded women in the workplace.

Women in Biz Network: Women in Biz Network is an online and in person community for entrepreneurial women in business.

Chamber of Commerce & Board of Trade

Burlington Chamber of Commerce: We have been the voice of business in Burlington since 1947. With over 1,000 members we advocate on behalf of local business and provide valuable networking opportunities to help your business grow and prosper.

Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce: Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary business association of business and professional men and women who have joined together to improve the civic and business welfare of Halton Hills.

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce: The Chamber exists to make the community a better place in which to live. Period.

Milton Chamber of Commerce: Providing leadership in promoting the well-being of the business community in Milton.

Mississauga Board of Trade: Membership in MBOT provides an opportunity to be part of a strong and unified voice in advocacy. MBOT takes a leading role in influencing change and growth in local, provincial, national and global markets.

Oakville Chamber of Commerce: We will help you promote your products and services, develop key business leads, and lobby government for your business interests.

Toronto Board of Trade: As a member of the Board - Toronto's chamber of commerce - you can actively grow your business, achieve personal and professional success, and contribute to the creation of a thriving Toronto business environment.


Canadian Marketing Association: The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) is the largest marketing association in Canada representing the integration and convergence of all marketing disciplines, channels and technologies.

Direct Marketing Association: DMA is the leading global trade association of business and nonprofit organizations using and supporting multichannel direct marketing tools and techniques.

Leger Marketing: Leger Marketing distinguishes itself from its competitors through its "QUAD E" approach: Expertise, Efficiency, Economy and Excellence .We are available to assist you should you require research services to help mitigate risks.

Other Resources

Breast Cancer Support Services: Volunteers -- gentle listeners, fund raisers, educators, advocates -- who provide services for women with breast cancer and help their families cope.

Connecting Countries: Adopt a school: To promote the education offered to our school children through the support of projects designed to improve the quality of the education environment in rural Kenyan schools.

Corporate and Editorial Photography: You can view my portfolio of published images from India, Middle East and Canada; stock photography and fine art prints on this web site. My featured subjects include architecture, interior, people, still life and food.

Harold Taylor Time Consultants Inc: Help yourself to the free time management information, including the Disorganized Desk Test, Getting Organized self-study program, articles and time tips. And sign up for the free electronic reports.

Micah House Refugee Reception Services: Micah House is part of a larger campaign organized by the Canadian Council of Refugees and our hope is to change policies so refugees will experience speedy reunifications.

Salvation Army - Burlington: The Salvation Army - Community and Family Services serves the needs of individuals and families in the Burlington community is a variety of ways.

Salvation Army – Oakville: In Oakville, in Ontario, across Canada and around the world, The Salvation Army is at work helping families and individuals by providing not only for immediate needs, but in helping people to find their way to a more secure and fulfilling life.

The Canadian Prostate Cancer Network: Canadian association of prostate cancer support groups, Over 100 prostate cancer support groups, Only complete listing of Canadian prostate cancer support ...

The Halton Women's Centre: The Halton Women’s Centre is a community-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing services and programs for women of all ages who are in...