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Orange Shirt Day – A Time For Healing, A Time To Share Knowledge

Orange Shirt Day (which is also known as the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation) September 30th is a day to honor the Indigenous children who were forcibly taken away from their families through the Residential “School” system. It is a day to raise awareness about the struggles that indigenous communities have faced and the violence and intergenerational impacts Indigenous communities face to this day. This is a day to recognize the indigenous children taken from their communities and families, honor those who survived, and honor the families and communities affected. Orange Shirt Day was…

 
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Is Business Incubation Right for Your Business?

It was certainly the case nearly 50 years ago with the unintended creation of the business incubation industry. The international business incubation movement began in New York with a businessman, an empty building and an idea of mentoring young companies through their early years – the most vulnerable period of their lives. That idea has grown worldwide to over 6,000 incubators, 1400+ of which are located in the United States.

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