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Dr For Moms Family Health Center

A multidisciplinary centre of natural health care providers that caters to the needs of pregnant women, babies and families.

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Neal's Yard Remedies

Neal's Yard Remedies provides natural, herb-based skin and body care products.

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Waste Diversion

Hop Compost

Organic craft compost, made small batch from over 2.3 million pounds of food waste in Calgary.

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Josh Hassall is a personal trainer for your mind and body.

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Greengate Garden Centre

Greengate Garden Centre gives you inspiration and ideas to create your perfect garden, offering years of first hand information.

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Green Event Services

Green Event Services offers comprehensive waste diversion services for special events, communities and local businesses in Calgary

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Ellie Bianca

All-natural skincare products made in Canada, inspired by and supporting women in Chad

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Zen & Inno

Helping 100 million people fall in love with their work

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Accounting & Bookkeeping

Beyond Paper Bookkeeping

Helping business owners see beyond the paper

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Nomad Mobile Gear Rentals

A mobile sports equipment rental service delivering directly to you. No stress. No hassle. Nomad.

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Employee & minority owned businesses are the most profitable

Featured Event

Sustainability for Breakfast: Demonstrating your community commitment through HR

Oct. 3, 2017 - Oct. 3, 2017

Community Natural Foods Market Cafe
1304 10 Ave SW

Human Resources is the heart of any good business. If you are wanting to learn about ways to improve your company culture and demonstrate your community commitment, then this Sustainability for Breakfast session is for you. The focus is centered on Doing Business Better.

Join us for presentations from Nabilah Chowdhury on the Youth Links Program; Margaret Yu on the Momentum Match Savings Program; and Franco Savoia on the Enough for All Tax Filing Campaign. Presentations will be followed by table discussions to expand on learnings and making more community connections.


Arrival, breakfast & networking 7:00-7:15 am
Presentations 7:15-8:15 am
Table discussions 8:15-8:45 am
Wrap up 8:45-9:00 am


Gluten-free and vegan options available, coffee, and tea will be provided. Don't forget to bring your travel mugs for drinks!


This venue is accessible for all people with limited mobility.


Free parking is located around the building.

Payment is required at the time of your RSVP and is $30 per person. There will be a limited number of spaces at the door for those wishing to pay by Calgary Dollars. Please reserve one of these spaces by posting a comment on the Meetup page.

Proudly organized by REAP Business Association. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity. Waste diversion services provided by BluPlanet Recycling. The registration fee is required to cover REAP's ongoing costs to organize this event series: catering, promotional expenses (signage, Meetup organizer fees), compostable food service items (plates, napkins, cups and cutlery), insurance, and staff time.
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