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There is a reason why many consider Canada as the land of opportunity. Here, you can hone your ideas and find ways to finance them and see them grow into a business of your own. In this section, you’ll find stories about other Canadians who run successful small businesses. You’ll also learn about options to consider should you require financing for your business.

Karla Briones’s ‘IDEA’ for aspiring entrepreneurs in Canada

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Immigrants Developing Entrepreneurs Academy (IDEA) is a venture by Karla Briones. An Ottawa-based award-winning immigrant entrepreneur and business consultant, Karla has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs launch, scale and exit their businesses. Here, in an interview with New Canadians reporter Shruti Dargan, she shares why she came up with IDEA and how her 10-week step-by-step course […]

Entrepreneurship increasingly attractive to newcomers

Finding small business success in New Brunswick

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New Brunswick is a fast growing community for small business. With so much potential for growth, entrepreneurs are flocking to the province to try it out for themselves. We take a look at a few small business owners’ successes in the province, as well as the Business Immigrant Mentorship Program – a free program to […]

Saint John welcomes newcomers: Mayor Don Darling shares growth plans

#IBExpoTO – Connecting immigrants to entrepreneurship

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The second annual Immigrant Business Expo (IBE) in Toronto brings entrepreneurial resources and inspiration to immigrants in the GTA. Initiated by Gerard Keledjian, Executive Producer of New Canadians, IBE collects local community organizations along with workshops and one on one small business clinics to provide a starting point for immigrants looking to start their own […]

BDC loans new Canadian entrepreneurs with no credit history

Help getting a business loan with ACCESS Community Capital Fund

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Many newcomers to Canada choose to start their own small business and getting things started without loans can be a challenge. Despite that, finding a conventional loan at a bank may be an issue for newcomers. ACCESS Community Capital Fund is a charity that works to guarantee loans on behalf of entrepreneurs who don’t have […]

Pilot program for immigrant entrepreneurs to be made permanent

Pilot program for immigrant entrepreneurs to be made permanent

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Immigrant entrepreneurs are receiving a leg up from the government of Canada with the new permanence of a pilot program that helps newcomers launch their Canadian businesses. The five-year pilot called Start-up Visa Program was designed to encourage entrepreneurs to immigrate to Canada. Professionals can apply for permanent residence after their company is accepted into […]

Saad’s story: A newcomer entrepreneur in Canada

BDC loans new Canadian entrepreneurs with no credit history

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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 […]

Project Welcome: Supporting newcomers with entrepreneurial spirits

The Start-up Visa Program attracts more innovative entrepreneurs from around the globe

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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 […]

Drop in Express Entry score continues

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