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All events for the next weekly email must be submitted by Thursday, January 22nd at 10 AM.

Friday, January 23 or Saturday, January 24

3-part Series: Uniquely Brand, Market and Sell Yourself Successfully!

Location: The Bow Valley Club
Address: 370, 250 - 6 Ave S.W.
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00pm

Boom! What's Next? Presents a Three Part Workshot Series:   
Part 1: Uniquely Brand, Market and Sell Yourself Successfully!
Don’t leave your future to chance! Take charge now as to who you want to successfully become personally and professional. Build a compelling and innovative personal brand strategy that will creatively position you to experience outstanding results now and for years to come.

Cost: $300 - Per workshop  |   $1200 – Three Part Workshop Series includes one hour of private consultation.


Further Information: Call Jan Eden, 403-589-8318,


Saturday, January 24th

Residential Tenants' Rights

Address: 2500 University Drive NW
Location: Murray Fraser Hall (MFH) Room 2370, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
Time: 9:30-11:30am

Alberta's Residential Tenancies Act has never been particularly friendly to renters. This session looks at the rights the Residential Tenancies Act does give tenants for poor housing conditions, unreturned security deposits, rent increases, and other concerns and at how tenants can enforce those rights.
Cost: Free


For further information contact: (Name, Phone, Email) Sue Parsons, 403 220 3200,


Monday, January 26th – Wednesday, January 28th

CMC Canada's Essentials of Management Consulting (Calgary)

Location: The Ranchman's Club
Address: 710 - 13th Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB T2R 0K9
Time: 9:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

This dynamic, interactive and certified 3 day course is valuable for consultants wanting to deliver superior value to their clients, for those considering becoming management consultants, and for those who are pursuing the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.
Members: $1,485
Non-members: $1,875

For further information please contact Sheila Carruthers, MBA, CMC (403) 225 - 9733 or


Tuesday, January 27th

Owner’s Wanted

Location: Waves Coffee House
Address: #10-105 Main St NW, Airdrie
Time: 1-3pm

Have an idea for a new business? Futurpreneur Canada is looking for owners 18-39 years old. With our mentoring and start-up financing up to $45k, starting a new business isn’t as hard as you think. Let’s talk
Cost: Free
For further information contact: (Name, Phone, Email) Rob , 403-265-2923,

Wednesday, January 28th

Accommodating Mental Disabilities

Location: Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport
Address: 123 Freeport Blvd. NE
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m

The Alberta Human Rights Commission and the Human Resources Institute of Alberta are offering a breakfast forum regarding mental disabilities in employment.  Mental disabilities may be invisible to the employer, manifesting as absenteeism, behavioral changes or performance issues.  This workshop will help you understand both the employers’ and employees’ obligations regarding the duty to accommodate mental disabilities in the workplace
Cost:   $50.00 plus GST

For further information contact:    Jane Maze  780-422-1924


Wednesday, January 28th

Retirement Planning Amid Global Uncertainty

Location: TD Wealth Private Investment Advice
Address    : #130, 200 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, AB
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us while Micah Landes, District Vice President of Fidelity Investments, discusses the current investment environment, factors which will influence the markets over the next year and how they will affect your retirement plans. 

Cost: free

For further information contact:  Cydney Hope 403 503-4411

Wednesday, January 28th

ClubNetwork: A New Business Network & Referrals Group

Location:  Waves Coffee Shop, Upstairs Board Room
Address:  602 - 17 Ave SW, Calgary
Time:  8:00 - 9:30 AM

Nazia and Moh Harris, experienced long-time realtors with Re/Max, will present the outlook for Calgary's real estate market in the coming year. How will we be affected by low oil prices, people moving into the city, labor and material costs as the economy swings?
Cost:   $5

For further information contact: Al Gibson, 403-473-2350,

Thursday, January 29th

Concordia Presents The Walrus Talks Vice

Location: Jack Singer Concert Hall
Address: 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 7pm

Join Canada’s brightest minds for a riveting romp through booze, sex, rock ’n’ roll.
·       Dave Bidini, Bidiniband musician and author
·       Noel Biderman,
·       Jonathan Goldstein, CBC
·       Ann Dowsett Johnston, author of Drink
·       Vivian Namaste, Concordia University
·       Jim Pfaus, Concordia University
·       Elizabeth Renzetti, Globe and Mail
·       Shelley Youngblut, journalist

Cost: $25
Further info contact:

Wednesday, February 4th

Brave Communications Communicating with Influence Series presents a choice of selections for your advancement.

Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus
Address:  849 – 1 Avenue NE
Times: Various times – see link for more information (Every Wednesday, from February 4 for 10 weeks)

Brave Communications Performance Training for Leaders helps you communicate your ideas clearly and with passion.
Register or find more information at:


Thursday, February 5th

Aboriginal awareness training

Location:  Calgary Chamber
Address: 600, 237 8th Avenue
Time: 8:00am to 3:30pm

The Chamber will be hosting an all-day training session on Aboriginal awareness, led by one of Canada’s most experienced diversity trainer, Dr. Neil McDonald of Cross Cultural Consulting Inc. The session will look at the historical overview of Aboriginal people in Canada, accessing Aboriginal communities and as well as the relationship between those communities and the resource industry.

This will be the first of a series of training and diversity sessions aimed at industry and the Aboriginal community and has the content value of an entire conference packed into a one day workshop.

Cost: Members: $199
Non-members: $299

For further information: