The basics of exporting: a step-by-step guide

The idea of exporting can be bewildering. For a step-by-step how-to guide, ExportWise attended Invest Ottawa’s “The Basics of the Exporting Process” delivered by Christian Sivière, a trade expert with Solimpex Montréal & Ottawa. Christian Sivière In 2010, following a 30-year career in international freight-forwarding, Christian Sivière founded Solimpex, an import-export consultancy. He helps SMEs grow […]

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Commonwealth Day Message by Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth

This Commonwealth Day, a baton will set out from Buckingham Palace and begin a long and extraordinary journey. Over the next twelve months, the Baton will visit people living in the nations and territories of our Commonwealth family in every continent and ocean. Carried on its way by thousands of people of all ages and […]

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Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez, musician and host of Jazz FM, will be performing and MC tonight. What is your experience of a glass ceiling? I have generally found myself in male dominated careers and have found that I have had to work very hard in order to be taken seriously but I have been blessed to have […]

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Fern Horine

Fern Horine is the Deputy British Consul General to Toronto. “In Canada, I’m delighted to be part of a great network including many fantastic women colleagues: two of our Consuls-General are female and the incoming High Commissioner, Susan Le Jeune, will be the UK’s first female High Commissioner to Canada. Also, the UK’s Trade Team in […]

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Chelsea Prescod

Chelsea Prescod is the Country Director of WEConnect International in Canada. As an entrepreneur, she has focused her energies to create messages and stories capable of moving any audience. Chelsea recently held an Entrepreneur-in-Residence role for the Starter Company program at the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre. She has also held numerous creative and marketing […]

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Idalia Obregon

Idalia Obregon is an entrepreneur, engineer, marketer and leader with experience spanning the not-for-profit and private sectors in Canada, Latin America, US and the EU. She is the President and Founder of an international management consulting and marketing firm with the purpose of promoting trade and investment between Canada, Latin American and European markets called “Exito Trade […]

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Judi Smith

Judi Smith, of Aon, has extensive experience in the insurance industry. Judi’s primary areas of expertise are manufacturing and product liability. Judi uses extensive knowledge to counsel manufacturing, contracting and construction clients about the best insurance options to effectively protect their business. What is your experience of the glass ceiling?  I am on the sales […]

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Ingrid Läderach Steven

Ingrid Läderach Steven, for the past 30 years, has owned and operated Swiss Master Chocolatier selling “Beautiful Chocolates to Beautiful People”, which are flown in from her native country, Switzerland. “In this time, we have built up a most loyal clientele from all walks of life, which is one of the reasons I still continue […]

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Julia Salgueiro

Julia Salgueiro has more than 15 years experience in marketing and business in Canada and South America. She is the Director of recruiting candidates in The Americas and The Caribbean regions for ConnectCA Business Immigration. ConnectCA Business Immigration Inc. is a practice that provides specialized immigration services for investors, entrepreneurs and self-employed individuals. What is […]

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Karima-Catherine Goundiam

Karima-Catherine Goundiam is the founder and managing director of Red Dot Digital, which she launched in 2014 with the aim of bringing greater efficiency and diversity to the world of digital and social media. Before Red Dot, she managed digital and social media for Deloitte Canada and directed social media for Ford. What is your […]

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