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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 […]

Sarnia – hot-spot for entrepreneurs

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Sarnia-Lambton is a haven for small business owners. Unique factors such as low cost of living and community resources for entrepreneurs make it a desirable spot to set up shop. If you’re keen on being your own boss, listen to what Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) of Sarnia-Lambton has to offer to small business owners.

Canadian Small Business Women to host an empowering career expo for immigrant women

#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 […]

Finding small business success in New Brunswick

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 […]

Saad’s story: A newcomer entrepreneur in Canada

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 […]

Help getting a business loan with ACCESS Community Capital Fund

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 […]

Toronto event hears from experts and immigrant entrepreneurs on how to be successful

Saad’s story: A newcomer entrepreneur in Canada

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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.

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

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 […]

Nova Scotia targets desired workers with new immigration stream

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