News

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Food Industry suspended from Foreign Worker Program

Food industry sector in particular big chain restaurants have long been employing Foreign Workers to work in low-paying jobs.   According to the C.H. Howe Report, there were 100,000  foreign workers in 2002  compared to as many as 338,000 today, mostly … read more

Immigration

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Canada Business Immigration Program

The Canada Economic Action Plan of 2014 replaces its dysfunctional Federal Investors Program and Federal Entrepreneur Program with new pilot programs that will meet Canada’s market and economic needs. These new programs called the Start Up Visa and the Self-employed … read more

Business

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How to Start a Day Care Business

There has been a dramatic increase in working mothers since the last 30 years. In 2006, 73% of all Canadian women with children less than age 16 living at home were part of the employed workforce, up from 39% in … read more

Marketplace

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs honoured at Douglas College Entrepreneur of the Year EYA 2011 Gala event

Every year, Douglas College Self Employment Program honors the best of its graduates at its annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award gala event held at the Executive Hotel Inn in Coquitlam, BC. Over 3,000 students graduated from the program since … read more

BOOKS

Harvard Business Entrepreneurship

Harvard Business Review on Entrepreneurship

For those of us who did not go to Harvard Business School, the next best thing we can do is to access the ideas that have been hatched from that school. From the preeminent thinkers whose work has defined an … read more

Jobs and Careers

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Canada’s Top 100 Employers for New Canadians

Launched in 2007, the Best Employers for New Canadians competition (funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program) recognizes the Canada’s best employers for recent immigrants.   Primarily, employers are recognized for their initiatives and interesting programs which … read more