Last year, a former Syrian refugee decided to open a tailoring shop at the mall in Bridgewater, N.S. With his tailoring business doing well, his company started growing. >> Fashion; Sewing; Entrepreneurship.
Some critics voice concerns they never act on. When Hoda Katebi couldn’t find the kind of fashion company she wanted to do business with, she created it herself - an immigrant and refugee-run fashion production cooperative on Chicago’s North Side, called Blue Tin Production. How is her vision of a humane workplace playing out? >> Fashion. Sewing; Entrepreneurship
A new fashion production co-op owned by refugee and immigrant women is in the developing stages. >> Manufacturing; Sewing; Entrepreneurship; Women
Automotive service technician is a regulated trade in Ontario, requiring an apprenticeship or passage of a Trade Equivalency Assessment. This post includes descriptions of the types of work available, certification requirements, and training programs in the GTA.
A challenge for many newcomer women is to have the right clothing to wear to job interviews and, once hired, for their new work environments. Dress for Success is an organization that seeks […]