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Aug 14, 2019

EIN 30 CS Thrive summit 400

The BCEA's Woman's Network THRIVE Summit is taking place on October 4th at the Executive Inn Burnaby. The summit is open to everyone to attend and the speakers will focus on the topics of: Think, Help, Relate, Inspire, Validate and Embrace.The event features some high profile speakers who will be discussing some pressing industry topics:

Catherine Roome, Technical Safety BC President & CEO 

Data Driven World and What We Can Learn from It

Catherine Roome is a courageous futurist. Recently named one of the Top 100 women in Canada, Catherine is President and CEO of Technical Safety BC, an independent self-funded organization which is mandated to oversee the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment across British Columbia.

Stephanie Reitsma, Owner Sweetheart Events

Gaining Mentors and Becoming One

Stephanie is the bubbly and organization-obsessed owner of one of Vancouver's best wedding planning companies, Sweetheart Events. She will share the impact of mentorship on her career and discuss the importanct of gaining a mentor and becoming one.

Nathalie Pilon, President ABB

Stories, Challenges and Solutions

Nathalie is a nationally recognized business leader in Canada, with more than 20 years of close collaboration with high profile clients worldwide. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2011, Nathalie received as well the Leadership Award by the Association of Women in Finance.

Heidi Rolston, Hootsuite Vice President of Learning, Diversity and Inclusion 

Different is better. Address and Overcoming Bias

Heidi is an accomplished senior human resources and operations leader with a proven record of building high performing teams. She will share her passion for equal value for everyone and removing barriers to change.

Annabelle Cormack, President Cormack Recruitment Ltd

Diversity in the Workplace

With over 35 years combined experience in business management and recruitment, Annabelle knows the importance of a diverse work force. She will discuss the significance, benefits and challenges of gender and cultural diversity in the workplace.

Anar Lalani RN BScN CPMHNC MN and Jusreet Sangha RPN

Awaken your Feminine Power

Learn simple strategies about self love and construct a new path towards a life of empowerment, wisdom, and self compassion.

Go HERE for the full event brochure

Value of Building Permits - DecemberThe total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities increased 7.4% to $8.7 billion in December. Increases were reported in five provinces, led by Ontario (+10.5% to $3.4 billion) and Quebec (+15.8% to $2.2 billion). For 2019 overall, municipalities issued $102.4 billion worth of permits, up 2.6% compared with 2018.

Value of residential permits up

The total value of permits for multi-family dwellings was up 15.9% to $2.9 billion in December, mostly due to large projects in the census metropolitan areas (CMAs) of Montreal and Vancouver.

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Sean BernardBy Blake Marchand

Sean Bernard is the Intelligent Controls Manager, Canada for Ideal Industries. Sean resides in Whitby with his wife, Melissa and their daughter, Everleigh.

Sean joined Ideal Industries mid-2019 after 13-years in lighting, working for companies like Phillips, Franklin Empire, and Standard Products. Throughout that time, he made his way from inside sales, to outside sales and up into management.



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