Canadian entrepreneurs are shifting priorities and taking advantage of trends brought on by COVID-19: BDC study

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 21:21:43 +0000

Most small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) are looking ahead and taking action to prepare for the future despite COVID-19, according to a study conducted by BDC, the Business Development Bank of Canada – a financial institution supporting Canadian entrepreneurs.

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Green Business Bliss Happening Now At The ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final!

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:52:53 +0000

ClimateLaunchpad is a global green business ideas competition and part of the entrepreneurship offerings by EIT Climate-KIC (the EU’s main climate innovation initiative). Its mission is to unlock global cleantech potential and to accelerate innovations that address climate change. The 2020 Global Grand Final is currently underway

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Ghana-born Catherine Addai on turning her passion into a successful clothing company with “hustle and heart”

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 18:40:21 +0000

Ghana-born Catherine Addai is CEO, designer and lead stylist of Toronto-based clothing label, Kaela Kay, which she describes as a lifestyle brand for the modern woman who wants to express her inner colours in an outward way. With a degree in Health Informatics, Addai worked in the corporate sector for a decade. In 2017, she […]

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Ghana-born Catherine Addai on turning her passion into a successful clothing company with ‘simply hustle and heart’

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:55:21 +0000

Ghana-born Catherine Addai is CEO, designer and lead stylist of Toronto-based clothing label, Kaela Kay, which she describes as a lifestyle brand for the modern woman who wants to express her inner colours in an outward way. With a degree in Health Informatics, Addai worked in the corporate sector for a decade. In 2017, she […]

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Entrepreneurs find success on Lazada

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:34:52 +0000

EMBRACING e-commerce, these Filipino entrepreneurs have built their own brands that became cult favorites on Lazada: Sundals by Evan Marie Arellano Evan was content growing her business to moderate success, but things changed after the death of her mother, who was an entrepreneur of abaca handicrafts. Evan wanted to continue her legacy. From that point, […]

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BC PNP: 279 immigration candidates receive invitations

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:00:23 +0000

On June 2nd, British Columbia held its largest Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) draw round since late March. A total of 241 Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates received invitations to apply under the province’s Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration categories. The minimum required score for candidates varied by category. The cut-off score for Express Entry […]

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New Canadians proud to start a restaurant and become employers

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:24:14 +0000

Did you know that South Okanagan in the province of British Colombia is a becoming the next destination for foodies? Ever tried the Nepali-Indian fusion cuisine? Meet Keshab Sapkota and Ram Bhandari, immigrants from Nepal and successful entrepreneurs, who have made Penticton, a small city in the Okanagan Valley, their home. Both came to the […]

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Burundian-Belgian-Canadian entrepreneur Diogène Ntirandekura on making Montreal home

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 20:07:06 +0000

My name is Diogène Ntirandekura. My parents were born in Burundi and fled the country to go Belgium in the seventies. I am born and raised in Brussels, Belgium as a United Nations refugee. I became Belgian while I was a teenager and I graduated in international trade from a public college in Brussels. I’d […]

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Entrepreneur couple Tibebe Woldemichael and Hirut Dagnachew welcome comedy and music as a way to teach tolerance

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:56:12 +0000

Canadian comedy Ethiopian Style Ethiopia is known for many things: coffee, its own distinct alphabet, and being one of the cradles of humankind. Standup comedy, not so much. However, at Toronto’s Hirut Café, comedy flourishes on the last Friday of the month and attracts some of the biggest acts in Canadian standup, such as Ali […]

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Tatsuo Kan’s journey from immigrant to local restaurant owner

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:04:02 +0000

Tatsuo Kan is no stranger to moving countries. Born in China to a Japanese war-orphan father and a Chinese mother, the family moved to Japan when he was 11 years old. He started learning Japanese for the first time then. After graduating University in Japan, he traveled around the world. He met his wife, Kanako, […]

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