February 2019 Print

Thank you!

On behalf of Board of Directors, we are looking forward to working with NEBA's new and renewing members during 2019. 

We are a membership based organization with a growing network of members from various industries.  Our goal is to host functions and events to bring business, community and interested parties together – building opportunities through interactions.  

Regardless of where your business may be located, join us and explore the opportunities of doing business in North Edmonton. [Membership Information] [Online Membership Application]    

A special welcome to our new and renewing members listed below:

Bredin Centre for Learning - Kathy Alves

Town of Gibbons - Louise Bauder

Oil Sands & Construction Training & Safety Ltd. - Cezary Giluk 

Mon Amour Flowers - Christine Ho 

On Site Placement - Jeff R Howlett

360 HR Consulting - Kristin Kirkland

Cashback World - Arlene Laskey 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Abbygaile Marcelo

Usha Pawluski Professional Corporation - Usha Pawluski

S Group Chartered Professional Accountants - Gurwinder Sekhon

Optimax Benefits Inc - Earl Shindruk 

Sun Life Financial Canada - Shelley L. Weber

North Edmonton Business Association is a non-profit association funded by association sponsorship and membership sales.  We also receive support through providng tradeshow tables, event sponsorship, and advertisement in our e-newsletter and/or website.  

NEBA's E-Commerce Store Updated for 2019.  Explore options available to you for your marketing needs with benefit of frequency and face to face interactions.   

With additional administrative support - we are very happy to announce that our instagram account will be monitored going forward - let's connect @nebayeg 





Thank you for the opportunity to work with you.   

Best regards,

Loan Gowers, President

www.neba.ca |  780.803.1678 

Assistants: [email protected] | [email protected] | 780.777.6322


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Welcome New Members

Welcome new member: Bredin Centre for Learning (Developing Careers in Alberta since 1976).  Find out how Bredin can help by visiting their website at: http://www.bredin.ca/edmonton-programs-and-services

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Welcome New Members .

Optimax Benefits logo


At Optimax Benefits, we measure success by the time and money that we save our clients shopping the market for the maximum benefit value. We carefully consider every detail of your business and pride ourselves on finding the best fit, and providing thorough education and timely administration.

Optimax Benefits has over 50 years combined experience helping Canadians prepare for the future with benefit strategies and insurance services.



Whitemud Crossing, #130, 4211 - 106th Street Edmonton, Alberta T6J 6L7
*Mutual funds distributed by Sun Life Financial Investment Services (Canada) Inc.

Whether you are looking for employment or looking for employees OSP has the supports to match your needs!

On Site Placement (OSP) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that promotes the inclusion of individuals facing barriers as valued participants in the workforce.

OSP strives to achieve successful, meaningful employment for both our clients and their employers.

Creating employment placement opportunities by matching the skills and abilities of individuals to employer needs since 1981.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Edmonton North

Enjoy This Edmonton, Alberta Hotel's Smoke-Free Rooms

Within walking distance of the Clareview LRT Station, the Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Edmonton North hotel is a traveler's dream. Known for picturesque prairies and a rich culture, this Canadian province lets you experience an array of outdoor activities and a buzzing metropolis.

When it comes to hotels in Edmonton, Alberta, we're known for a convenient location near attractions like the Northlands Agricom and Commonwealth Stadium, home of the Canadian Football League. Test your luck at the Century Casino or visit Rexall Place to cheer on the Edmonton Oilers in Canada's beloved sport of hockey.

Our North Edmonton location lets hotel guests travel less while still enjoying quick access to nearby businesses, shopping centres, Loblaw Superstore, Walmart and Sobey's. Our North Edmonton hotel is a short distance from Gibbons, Redwater and Fort Saskatchewan. Free high-speed, wireless Internet access makes it easy to work outside of the office while you're in Edmonton, Alberta.

Our hotel's deluxe amenities, such as a heated pool, whirlpool and free passes to the adjacent World Health Fitness Centre, make for a blissful stay. Enjoy the free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar each morning and grab one of our signature cinnamon rolls and a cup of 100% Arabica bean coffee to keep you going all day. Make reservations today to enjoy our hotel's unbeatable service in Edmonton, Alberta!

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Welcome New Members ..

360 HR Consulting logo


360 HR Consulting is owned by Kristin Kirkland. As an experienced HR Generalist, Kristin offers a wide range of services, providing full scope Human Resources solutions. Whether you have a single question about how to handle an employee or need a full HR program implemented, she can put it all together for you. Contact her today for a free Assessment at i[email protected]!



S Group Chartered Professional Accountants, 
#212, 8104 - 160 Ave. NW 
Edmonton, AB, T5Z 3J8
(w): 7807021083 | (C): 6043569249 |(F):  

Gurwinder Sekhon


[email protected] 

I am a Chartered Professional Accountant (Alberta) and U.S. Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) who specializes in providing tax and accounting services for businesses and individuals. I emphasize high customer service, attention to detail and providing sound technical excellence to all my clients.

My prior experience includes five years working with the Canada Revenue Agency in the audit and debt services division and almost a decade working in public practice for a national firm and a regional mid-size firm.  

I was born and raised in North Edmonton where I currently reside.  I look forward to working with and building relationships with all NEBA members.


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Counting Down to Valentines Day...

Congratulations to Mon Amour for your store location at Kingsway Mall. Have you been thinking about getting a special gift for that special someone? A wide variety of selection for the special occasion.  https://monamourflowers.com/

About Mon Amour

Mon Amour is a Canadian company that specializes in making handcrafted luxury floral arrangements customized for your loved ones.

We believe love and care should be placed into every product to ensure quality is of the highest standards and your finished product is one of a kind.

Mon Amour takes pride in delivering a truly exceptional experience while leaving a lasting impression.


At Kingsway mall

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Business Introductory Meeting & Networking Event

February 12, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Royal Canadian Legion (Boardroom) 
14339 50 Street
Edmonton, AB T5A 0S9

Great opportunity to learn about each other's businesses, share ideas, opportunities & referrals

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NEBA Breakfast Mixer & Networking : Presentation - Intelligence, Understanding the Artificial

February 21, 2019
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Source Office Furnishings & Systems Ltd.
14835 137 Ave
Edmonton, AB 

Doors open at 7:30 AM for networking. Guest Speaker: Wade Bayntun, Associate Managing Partner, F12.NET

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