Member Spotlight  – July 2021

Member Spotlight – July 2021

July 15, 2021

For anyone who knows Angela, will know her to be a sweet and kind human being. As a member of Connecting GTA, Angela gives 110%. She is never shy about giving her time even though she is a busy businesswoman. Her in-depth knowledge in marketing and advertising is incredible and we truly value her experience […]

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YPAM’s Mental Health Walk

YPAM’s Mental Health Walk

June 25, 2021

Connecting GTA (CGTA) member Rukshan Para is the President and Executive Director of YPAM (Youth and Parent Association of Markham).  He is coordinating an event to raise awareness and funds for the Mental Health Child Care unit at the Markham Stouffville hospital that is currently being developed. Fellow CGTA member Anne Nicholas, owner of SPIN […]

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Spotlight for March 2021

Spotlight for March 2021

March 15, 2021

We are extremely proud to spotlight Anne Nicholas of SPIN Deserts Café and Bistro. Anne is a determined and hard-working businesswoman.  She has created a warm and inviting space with SPIN Deserts located in the Pickering Town Center. Her focus is always on helping the community.  From her hiring practices, giving the under privileged a […]

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International Women’s Day Celebration!

International Women’s Day Celebration!

March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day Celebration!

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52% of Small Businesses Increased Promotional Budget during COVID19

52% of Small Businesses Increased Promotional Budget during COVID19

January 11, 2021

Connecting GTA, a business networking club with membership in the GTA, conducted an opinion survey to understand members’ business sustainability strategies during the pandemic in 2020. “Undoubtedly, pandemic and lockdowns have impacted the revenue side of most businesses, nevertheless, Connecting GTA members have so far shown tremendous resilience,” said Suresh Kumar, Founder and CEO of […]

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EESA Group donates breakfast to Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care

EESA Group donates breakfast to Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care

December 7, 2020

This Remembrance Day morning, Connecting GTA’s members dropped off breakfast at the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care, thanks to the generosity of Keith Thurailingam from EESA Group & Naazir Zariwala from Eggsmart at Rylander. Very special thanks to Councillor Jennifer McKelvie for supporting this initiative. Thanks so much for recognizing our veterans with this […]

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Datawiz welcomes Ontario’s Finance Minister, Rod Phillips.

Datawiz welcomes Ontario’s Finance Minister, Rod Phillips.

September 20, 2020

On Sunday September 20th, Minister Phillips visited the DataWiz Academy for a tour and presentation of what DataWiz offers to students. DataWiz inspires youth to shape the world by offering learning modules that teach 21st-century skills and economy – and encourage a love of learning for life. We provided a presentation to Minister Phillips about […]

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Hardy John’s Ajax and Oshawa Serves Meals to Hospital Staff

Hardy John’s Ajax and Oshawa Serves Meals to Hospital Staff

March 26, 2020

While all restaurants and bars are closed due to the requirement for social distancing during these challenging times of the Corona virus pandemic, businesses have been suffering major losses because of it. Many dining establishments are offering delivery of their food through delivery services such as Skip the Dishes, Uber Eats and Door Dash. Connecting […]

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