B.C. adds new communities to entrepreneur immigration pilot program

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:33:52 +0000

Eight communities have been added to the list of those eligible for the B.C. Entrepreneur Immigration (EI) Regional Pilot program. The EI Regional Pilot is for foreign entrepreneurs who want to establish a new business in a smaller, regional community in B.C. Communities with less than 75,000 people located more than 30 km away from […]

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Homecare services company offers caregiver services and career opportunities for immigrants

Credit to Author: Johnny Zhang| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 05:45:34 +0000

Chinese-born Mary Lee heads up Homecare Group Canada Inc. Chinese-born Mary Lee is the successful entrepreneur behind Homecare Group Canada Inc., providing high-quality homecare services for clients, while offering hands-on professional training programs for those who want to be a nanny, a live-in caregiver or a live-out caregiver. Lee started her business a decade ago, […]

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Translation entrepreneur Huiping Zhang making her mark

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:15:33 +0000

Wintranslation founder is recognized for her work in Indigenous translation Like many of Canada’s newcomers, Huiping Zhang’s journey to success is rooted in humble beginnings. Zhang arrived in Canada from Hengyang, China, in 1994 to complete her master’s in communications at the University of Windsor. Fresh out of grad school, she launched Wintranslation from her […]

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Indian-born Naveen Seth leads restaurant chain La Prep

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:59:44 +0000

The serial entrepreneur heads up La Prep and Indian street food restaurant Chaska, after many other entrepreneurial ventures in India and Canada Thirty years after he arrived in Canada from India barely able to speak English, serial entrepreneur Naveen Seth traces the roots of his thriving business career to lessons his father taught him when […]

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Israa Hilles has big plans for co-working space business

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 21:09:44 +0000

Montreal newcomer is behind Escritoire, a place for immigrant entrepreneurs and freelancers to connect Israa Hilles is a young, creative entrepreneur who, after only one year in Montreal, opened her own business and won Canada’s Futurpreneur Award 2018. Of Palestinian origin, Hilles was born in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and arrived in Canada in 2015. After […]

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Jagjit Sanghera’s slice of success with Pizza Factory

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:57:24 +0000

Running a pizza restaurant chain wasn’t Jagjit Sanghera’s plan when he immigrated from India, but it’s made his Canadian journey a delicious one Like all good success stories, Jagjit (Sam) Sanghera has a tale worth listening to. Since he’s the owner of the Pizza Factory — one of the largest locally owned pizza chains in […]

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Web designer Noud de Rover has customer focus

Tech success from Holland to the Sunshine Coast From playing on a Commodore 64 in the city of Haarlem, Holland, as a child, to working with code and SEO, Noud de Rover is today the proud owner of his own web design company Data Roots. The immigrant started up the business in 2015 in Port […]

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The growth of Calum McGuigan’s marketing company

Fervent Events is 47th on the Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada list Calum McGuigan is making waves in the experiential marketing industry with his company Fervent Events. What started as a grassroots guerilla marketing company has evolved into one of the top experiential marketing companies in Toronto. Over the past five years, Fervent […]

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From chocolatier to speaker Tareq Hadhad

Syrian-born Tareq Hadhad shares the success story of his family business Peace by Chocolate in Nova Scotia When the Hadhad family arrived in Canada along with thousands of other Syrian refugees, they had one dream; to find peace. For more than 20 years, the family had run a successful chocolate business in Damascus, but it […]

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