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Mar 26, 2015  |  Vote 0    0

BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Get insider tips on self-publishing

Etobicoke Guardian

Are you a writer who’s thinking about self-publishing? Consider attending a workshop at Brentwood library, 36 Brentwood Rd. N. on Wednesday, April 8 titled ‘Three biggest rules of self-publishing’.

The session runs from 7 to 8 p.m. and is led by Richard S. Todd, Toronto-based novelist, public speaker and president at The Editor’s Desk. This is a drop-in program. First come, first seated.

EARN INCOME OFF REAL ESTATE

Learn how to derive traditional and non-traditional income from residential and investment real estate at a session at Brentwood library, 36 Brentwood Rd. N.

Real estate agent Ivona Michalska and certified financial planner Ennio Longo will discuss ways to acquire real estate and how to transform it into an income stream.

Event takes place Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register at the information desk or call 416-394-5247.

ONTARIO STUDENT SUMMER JOBS

Postings are now up for student summer jobs working in Ontario Public Service. Every year, the province’s Summer Employment Opportunities provides more than 5,000 student jobs across all government departments, its related agencies and community groups.

The jobs offer students with little to no work experience a chance to develop transferable skills for future job opportunities. These summer jobs are full-time, temporary positions ranging from seven to 18 weeks during the summer months. View postings online at www.bit.ly/JxF5Aa

BUILDING ONTARIO UP

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa will be at the Hilton downtown on Tuesday, March 31 for a pre-budget address at a Toronto Region Board of Trade event.

The event is titled Building Ontario Up: Our Fiscal Plan and Investing for Tomorrow. Tickets for this event are $79 for members, $99 for non-members. Register at bot.com/events

The event officially runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 a.m. The Hilton is at 145 Richmond St. W.

TAX CLINICS AT LOCAL LIBRARIES

A friendly reminder that number of library branches are holding tax clinics at various dates and times this month.

These clinics involve teams of volunteers helping people with their tax returns.

Income thresholds apply for this free service.

Visit torontopubliclibrary.ca to see respective dates and times.

Grace Peacock is Managing Editor of The Etobicoke Guardian. Her column Business in Brief appears every second Thursday. Contact her at gpeacock@insidetoronto.com

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