Evolution is key for a successful business. Advances in technology affect every business. But one thing that is a constant for an entrepreneur is the need for money. At the recent Immigrant Business Expo organized by NEW CANADIANS, we caught up with Catherine Leteinturier-Guisse, the Toronto Business Centre Manager of the Business Development Bank of […]

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Saad Khan came to Canada as an international student. He launched his start-up Parosi, a peer-to-peer tool sharing platform with the help of ACCES Employment’s Entrepreneurship Connections Program. Saad shares his story of coming to Canada and the support he received from the program to start his business.

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The number of immigrant entrepreneurs coming to Canada through the Start-up Visa Program is increasing. As of May 2 of this year, 51 entrepreneurs have been granted permanent resident status and about 50 more eligible candidates’ applications are in process. The Start-up Visa Program is a unique five-year pilot project aimed to attract immigrant entrepreneurs […]

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A networking event for Canadian immigrants who are seeking to become entrepreneurs was organized by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), through its Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program. “Newcomer Start-ups: Building a successful business,” aimed to provide immigrants with information on programs and services that can support them to start their own businesses, to inspire […]

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Event hears from experts and immigrant entrepreneurs on how to be successful. The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), through its Professional Immigrant Networks (PINs) program, has organized an information and networking event, hosted by MaRS Discovery District, to support immigrants seeking to become entrepreneurs. The event, ‘Newcomer Start-ups: Building a successful business,’ will feature four […]

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Are you a newcomer with ideas to start your own business and looking for support? Check out Enactus Ryerson’s Project Welcome, part of international nonprofit working in 36 countries. Newcomers arrive to Canada with valuable skills in a broad range of fields but their education and skills are devalued here, says Project Welcome’s Samad Nasim, […]

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Guest panelists will share entrepreneurial insights with attendees.   The second annual Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo will be facilitated by the Canadian Small Business Women (CSBW) on Sunday, October 4th, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Westin Ottawa (11 Colonel By Drive). The CSBW will be hosting a live panel discussion […]

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