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Diary of Events and Happenings in Toronto, Ontario.

YSpace ELLA Altitude Showcase

Tuesday 27 February 2024 - Get ready to elevate your evening with our flagship event, YSpace ELLA Altitude Showcase! Join us on February 27th for a night where innovation meets celebration at the vibrant YSpace Markham. You'll be immersed in an atmosphere buzzing with creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. ​This isn't your typical networking event – it's a party where women founders from our graduating cohort showcase their pitches. It is also a chance to unwind, celebrate the successes, and build lasting connections with our exceptional entrepreneurs, mentors, fractional executives and community partners who make the YSpace community thrive! ;So mark your calendars, bring your ideas, and prepare to be inspired. With live pitches, engaging conversations, and a community of dreamers and doers, the ELLA Altitude Showcase is your ticket to an unforgettable evening. Don't miss out on the fun with food & drinks – we can't wait to see you there! - 169 Enterprise Blvd, Markham, ON L6G 0A2, Canada - Event Details

Unlocking the Potential of Women in Venture Capital: Findings Research

Tuesday 27 February 2024 - In this webinar, we will explore the most common challenges women face getting into VC, such as lack of access to networks and mentors, unconscious bias, and a culture that values 'pattern recognition' over diverse perspectives. You'll have the opportunity to download and explore the literature review that summarizes the research findings in detail, including interview snippets and collected quotes of actual lived experiences from professionals in the industry. Whether you're a woman interested in entering VC, a current VC professional who wants to support diversity, or an entrepreneur curious about the impact of VC diversity on startup success, this webinar will provide valuable insights and actionable recommendations. - - Event Details

Green Growth vs Degrowth: A Roundtable Debate

Monday 26 February 2024 - Join us for a thought-provoking and timely debate on the pivotal question shaping our global future: Degrowth versus Green Growth. Is economic growth compatible with the imperative to avert climate catastrophe? Featuring Economist Vlad Bunea, Dr. Shoshana Saxe, and Dr. Sergio Montero Munoz, this roundtable debate will discuss the nuanced intersections of ecology, economy, and human well-being. Delve into the heart of this crucial discourse that will shape the future of our planet! - 91 Charles St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1K5, Canada - Event Details

Meet the Author Illustrator Event and Celebrate Black History Month

Saturday 24 February 2024 - During Black History Month, Caribbean American author Deborah C. Mortimer will appear at A Different Booklist when she will present and read from her latest children’s book Summer Island. She will be joined by Caribbean Canadian illustrator, Ken Daley, with whom she collaborated to bring this vibrant book to life. Parents are invited to bring children to hear the author read, purchase books, and get their books signed by both the author and the illustrator as they recall tales from their own summer Caribbean adventures. To enhance the experience, attendees will have the opportunity to create art alongside artist/illustrator Ken Daley, as he shares his expertise and passion. Authentic Caribbean food and beverages will be served. - 779 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5S 1Z5, Canada - Event Details

Free Public Art Tour

Saturday 24 February 2024 - - Barcelos Rooster by Julia Prajza - Dollarama Mural by SA - Portuguese Fisherman by Pablo Gomez AKA Pablo West - Dying Ocean by Essencia Collective - The Dream by Emmanuel Jarus (In collaboration with Rudjer) - Batucada by Jose Ortega - The Three Sisters by Paula Tikay & Aner - City of Music by Jieun June Kim with Pablo West & Giovanni Zamora - Eastern Cottontail by Bordalo II -Dundas West by Jose Ortega -Patrice by Emmanuel Jarus (In collaboration with Rudjer) - Lula Lane by various artists - Corn Girl by Shalak - French Woman by Hayley Crossley - Selva (jungle) by Clandestinos Crew - Violeta’s Garden by Tikay & Aner - Cat & Mouse by Jonny Cakes & Sewp - Scratching the Surface by Vhils - Roots of Hope by Giovanni Zamora - NACIONES by INTI - Violeta’s Guardian by Tikay & Aner - Love Bot by Matthew Del Degan - Sol by Jose Ortega - Amália Rodrigues Centenary Project by Matthew Cadoch - - Event Details

Coldest Night of the Year Etobicoke 11th Year Walk

Saturday 24 February 2024 - The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk across Canada/US to raise money for local charities such as the Haven on the Queensway Hope with Wheels street outreach program serving our friends experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness in the community. - 1536 The Queensway, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 1T5, Canada - Event Details

Canada Black Music Archives Celebrates Black History Month

Friday 23 February 2024 - This celebration will feature an exhibition, performances, and the esteemed presence of special guests. The Canada Black Music Archives (CBMA) Black History Month event will kick off with an engaging exhibition, delving into the multifaceted history of Black Canadian music. Attendees will explore a rich collection of music, photographs, interviews, and historical documents, shedding light on the invaluable contributions of Black Canadian musicians. The evening will be punctuated with mesmerizing performances, bringing the spirit of Black Canadian music to life. Performers include: Shakura S’Aida Jay Douglas Kobena Aquaa-Harrison Slimflex DJ Carl Allen - 255 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2V3, Canada - Event Details

Food Sovereignty in Canada - A Black Farmer's Perspective

Thursday 22 February 2024 - Food sovereignty is a concept that emphasizes the rights of individuals and communities to control their food systems, including production, distribution, and consumption. From a black farmer's perspective in Canada, food sovereignty holds immense significance as it intersects with racial justice, cultural heritage, and community empowerment. Farmer Joe Thomas, from Atiba Farm, addresses these issues and more in his Black History Month presentation at the Toronto Reference Library. - 789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8, Canada - Event Details

Business Financing Forum

Thursday 22 February 2024 - Are you thinking about funding for your small business or startup but aren't sure when or how to begin? The Business Financing Forum is an interactive and informative event designed to empower entrepreneurs and small business owners with valuable insights into various financing options. Whether you're just starting your business venture or looking to expand, this forum provides a platform for networking, learning, and exploring diverse financing strategies. This event aims to demystify the world of business finance, providing attendees with the knowledge and confidence to make informed financial decisions that will contribute to the sustained growth and prosperity of their ventures. Learn options on how to fund your business, attend our workshop on writing grant proposals as well as financial planning, and listen in on an exciting pitch competition. The event will include a mini trade show, featuring various organizations that support small businesses and entrepreneurs . - Albert Campbell Square, 150 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 0B1, Canada - Event Details