April 2020

Group intakes every Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30am (EST) with PARO Business Counsellors

Time listed in Eastern Standard Time
 Embracing Innovation, Productivity, and Profitability for Business and Social Entrepreneurship


April 1st  

11:00am - 12:00pm


Your Learning, Celebrating & Envisioning

To Defer or Not to Defer ... A Look At Mortgage Options During COVID-19, presented by Jasmine Findlay of Mortgage Alliance 

  • Payment deferral option
  • What that means today and in 6 months from now
  • Refinancing your current mortgage to pull equity out to provide a financial buffer 
  • What to do if your mortgage is coming up for renewal in the next 6 months


April 1st     
  12:15 pm-1:15 pm


Your Inspiration

 Employment Ontario programs can assist you with Recruitment.

Presented by Sharon Kovacic  YES Employment Services

  • Canada Ontario Job Grant
  • Host a job fair at YES
  • Youth Job Connection



April 2nd    
 10:00 am -12:00pm


Your Design

Designing Considering Client Preferences,

Presented by Nisreen Rachid, MBA



April 8th     

Making Your Money
Modern Strategy for Telephone Sales
Presented by Richard Kehrig, CEO & Founder Superior Sales Coaching
  • Modern techniques for securing appointments
  • Updates scripts for telephone appointments


April 8th 

12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Your Marketing
Getting Media For Your Business
Presented by David Cohen, The David Cohen Group
  • Learn what makes a good story
  • Develop your business story
  • The keys to a good media story
  • What the media looks for from you
  • Tap into social media
  • Be a thought leader


April 9th     
 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Your Design
Part 2: Designing Considering Client Preferences
Presented by Nisreen Rachid, MBA

To register for any of the workshops, register by emailing makingadifference(at)  
Indicate which Contact North Access Centre location you wish to attend. Registration must be submitted two business days prior to workshop.  No fee to participate