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Downtown Brampton BIA is Hiring – Digital Service Squad member

Position: Digital Service Squad – Team Member

Digital Main Street is a program developed in partnership with the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association (OBIAA.) Digital Main Street supports the growth of main street businesses by making the adoption of digital tools and technologies easy. The program has been profiled in the media and just recently at the OBIAA Conference in April 2019.

There are four components to the Digital Main Street program which include:

  1. Digital Main Street platform (www.digitalmainstreet.ca) helps main street businesses by providing them with a free digital assessment that recommends digital tools and technologies that can help them reach their goals, guides them on how to get started, along with connections to trusted vendors, product offerings and deals.
  2. The Digital Service Squad (a ‘geek squad’ for Main Street) that helps businesses on-board to the platform and activate easy-to-use free tools to get them started on their digital journey.
  3. DMS Academy that supports the learning needs of business through workshops that tackle topics relevant to Main Street businesses.
  4. DMS Lab that enables early-stage start ups to pilot their products/services with Main Street businesses in the BIA in Toronto.

The DBBIA is currently seeking outgoing, enthusiastic, qualified candidates for the position of Digital Service Squad – Team Member. This is a unique opportunity to support the growth. The Digital Main Street program is the first of its kind globally and has experienced excellent traction since its launch in June, 2016 with the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA.)

As a member of the Digital Service Squad, you will be a key contributor to the success of the platform and the growth of the program as a whole. The Digital Service Squad is assigned to the DBBIA and its 300 members and will be required to visit many downtown Brampton businesses.

Click the job description below to read more details and learn more on how to apply.

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The beginning of a new year often challenges people to commit to better lifestyle habits. Eating better, exercising more, and going to sleep earlier tend to be top of mind for many people, however, there is no better way to start off a new year than with clean and cavity-free teeth. The importance of dental health has been taught to us since childhood, however, as life gets busier, visiting your dentist twice a year may become a task that is often overlooked.

Did you know that Downtown Brampton is home to over ten dental offices? Some of these include My Smile Dentistry, Dentistry at 8 Nelson, Brampton Dental Group, Shoreham Dental, Dental Centre, Queen Street Smiles, Brampton Denture Centre, Dr. Mittlemann Dental office, Park Place Dental.

Whether you are looking to whiten your teeth, straighten your teeth through braces or Invisalign, or looking for veneers or dentures, Downtown Brampton’s experts specialize in a wide range of dental services, making your smile their number one priority. Stepping foot into one of the many dental offices will leave you feeling relaxed and at home from the moment you walk in, ensuring a comfortable visit for each member of your family.

Adam Chow Family and Cosmetic Dentistry provides treatment based on your individual needs and goals and strive for a personalized approach to each patient. Whether you are looking for preventative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, or implant dentistry, Dr. Chow and his associates will help you with all your dental needs.

The Brampton Denture Clinic offers the latest techniques and materials to help you achieve the smile that you always wanted and offer patients complimentary consultations with their knowledgeable staff.

Polaris Dental welcomes new patients and is open on weekends, including Sundays! Located in the heart of Downtown Brampton, Polaris Dental offers comprehensive care for patients and offers cosmetic dentistry, as well as smile-enhancing procedures such as bonding, veneers, ceramic crowns, teeth whitening, and Invisalign.

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Close up of a human hand massaging woman's back.

Few things are better after a long day at work or an intense gym workout than a massage. Whether you are looking for a Swedish, Aromatherapy, or Rehabilitation massage, Downtown Brampton is home to a variety of professionals that specialize in a variety of techniques, ensuring to leave you feeling your best for the new year ahead.

A Swedish Massage is the most common massage technique, which utilizes firm pressure on the muscles, and helps to increase blood circulation, ease tension in muscles, improve muscles’ flexibility and reduce stress. Drop into the Downtown Brampton Wellness Centre (118 Queen St. W., Suite 205) for a Swedish massage and have your massage therapist propose a personalized treatment plan for you based on an initial assessment of health history.

Aromatherapy massages involve natural essential oils that are massaged into your skin, providing therapeutic value of the oil used. Different oils bring forth healing energies that help to maintain balance and harmonize the mind, body and soul – lavender helps to reduce stress, eucalyptus is used as an anti-inflammatory, ylang ylang for heart health and citrus as a mood enhancer. If you’re looking for a massage enhanced with essential oils, book an appointment with the professionals at First Care Physiotherapy (247 Main St. N.) and you won’t be disappointed.

If you’re looking to make an appointment with a registered massage therapist, drop into Rejuve Massage Therapy Clinic (15 Church St. E.), Brampton Denture Clinic and Wellness Centre (13 Queen St. E.) in a friendly atmosphere in a quiet downtown setting, is the perfect spot for you. Take advantage of their highly trained professionals which will leaving good as new in no time.

Hot stone massages are perfect for relaxing tight and aching muscle groups, improving circulation, and calming an active mind. Visit Bijou Nails & Spa (131 Main St. N.), Lumbini Wellness Centre (122 Main St. N.), or Purple Rain Spa (60 Queen St. E.) to book a session with a trained professional that’ll help you warm up this spring. For those looking for a form of alternative medicine, consider paying a visit to Astra Medi Spa (210 Main St. N.) for a cupping massage. This popular massage is done by placing special “cups” on the skin, creating a vacuum, and suctioning out air, raising the tissue into the cup. This allows for enhanced circulation throughout the body, pain relief, as well as draws out any toxins lingering in your body’s tissues.

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