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CTV
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Sep 19, 2019
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Syrian refugee opens Alta.'s first flight simulation centre, after completing a government self-employment program. (2 minute news clip.) >> Arts and entertainment; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINEHow a newcomer from Syria opened Calgary’s newest flight simulation centre
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Toronto Star
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Sep 19, 2019
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Syrian refugee opens Alta.'s first flight simulation centre, after completing a government self-employment program. >> Arts and entertainment; Entrepreneurship

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CBC
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Sep 04, 2019
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Nine women in London, Ontario, are turning scrap fabric into accent pillows through Skilled Accents. >> Sewing; Entrepreneurship; Women

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New York Times
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Aug 14, 2019
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Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don't need a dining room or waiters. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINE‘The blessing means more than the money’: Refugee restaurateur offers free meals
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CBC News
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Aug 02, 2019
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Habtamu Lamu ladles fragrant red lentils, cubes of marinated lamb and steaming hot peanut soup into cardboard takeout containers. On the first day of every month, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Lamu prepares delicacies from his home country of Ethiopia and serves them to people living on the streets of Edmonton. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINESyrian Family Expands Middle Eastern Grocery And Clothing Business In Moncton And Saint John
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Huddle
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Jul 26, 2019
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When Feras Al-Motaweh arrived in Moncton as a refugee from Syria in January 2016 with his wife and five children, they found that the options for Middle Eastern food and clothing in New Brunswick were limited. So they opened the Rabih Store to fill that gap. >> Food preparation and service; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Public Policy Forum
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Jul 22, 2019
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The CEO of Peace by Chocolate is on a mission to spread hope—and to be a major player in Canada's candy market. >> Entrepreneurship

HEADLINESyrian butcher delivers the taste of success in his Halifax shop
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The Chronicle Herald
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Jul 15, 2019
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For some people, the more challenging circumstances they face, the more success they achieve. >> Food preparation and service; Food processing and production; Retail; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINENo work experience? No problem: Small-town bakery teaches people with employment barriers
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CBC News
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Jul 13, 2019
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A job for a newcomer or for a refugee is simply everything,' says Mohamed Fakih. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship