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CBC News
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Jul 10, 2019
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Big Bite Pita provides free meals to people in need for an hour a day, 7 days a week. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINECandy business brings traditional Syrian taste to southwestern Ontario
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CBC News
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Jul 10, 2019
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It's a gummy candy most commonly known as 'shutti mutti' with a soft, squishy texture and a sweet and sour taste familiar to many Syrians. >> Food processing and production; Entrepreneurship

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Global News
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Jul 07, 2019
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Police say an overnight fire at a barbershop in Halifax is being investigated as suspicious. The barbershop is owned and operated by two cousins who immigrated to Canada through a private sponsorship in 2017. >> Hairstyling; Entrepreneurship

HEADLINEOn Canada Day, a Syrian refugee says ‘thank you’ to his new country
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Waterloo Region Record
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Jul 01, 2019
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Alaa Nafisa and his family came to Canada four years ago as Syrian refugees. They learned English and worked hard. Then, six months ago, they started a restaurant in Waterloo, called Naranj. >> Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Global News
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Jun 30, 2019
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A new Mediterranean inspired restaurant has opened in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, started by four friends who reunited after immigrating to Canada and fleeing civil war in Syria. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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Toronto Star
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Jun 25, 2019
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The story of a Syrian refugee newcomer starting his own ice cream store in Nova Scotia. >> Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Cision
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Jun 05, 2019
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Seeba is a social enterprise painting company in Toronto that delivers high-quality painting services to homes and workspaces through experienced management and trained staff, offering affordable and competitive prices. >> Construction; Entrepreneurship

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CTV Montreal
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Jun 05, 2019
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A Montreal catering company that employs Syrian refugee women has expanded. >> Catering; Retail; Entrepreneurship

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Chatelaine
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May 24, 2019
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Husam and Shihnaz fell in love in Syria 36 years ago. Fast-forward to now—three kids and one family restaurant later—they aim to share their love of food and Syrian culture with Toronto, one manaeesh at a time. >> Restaurant; Entrepreneurship

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CTV
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May 22, 2019
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It hasn't been easy, and Syrian newcomers are forced to overcome serious language and employment barriers, but early fears about how thousands of new families would cope were misplaced. >> Food processing and production; Restaurant; Retail; Entrepreneurship