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Ontario Food Exports has designed a program to help those interested in exporting to the US Market. PROFIT (Program to Raise Ontario Food International Trade) presents an excellent opportunity for companies wanting to learn more about market potential, exporting, and building relationships to engage more brokers or distributors.


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The need for a highly skilled workforce has long been identified as a key requirement for industry to remain competitive and with challenges such as an aging population - finding qualified, well-trained candidates is an ever growing difficulty. Apprenticeships offer companies a potential solution for that challenge as an opportunity to recruit and develop interested candidates in a specific skilled trade.


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The objective of Business Continuity Planning is to identify and map out strategies that will enable a company to maintain its essential services and continue operations in the event of an emergency that could otherwise prevent or seriously curtail business from being conducted. Our Guest Speaker said it best - it is an opportunity "to plan for the future to prepare for the unknown"!


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Increasingly the topic of Sustainability is becoming an essential component of business today. It is slowly being woven into the fabric of our organizations, as we craft our corporate philosophies and vision for the future. Those who have wholeheartedly taken on a journey of this nature are working on educating their people, their suppliers and customers, their community, and their government partners and taking positive steps forward in their desire to achieve little or zero impact on the environment.



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