Explore the idea of starting a business in Canada. This program is provided by Job Skills.

Phase I

  • 2-day sessions:
    • Learn about owning a business in Canada
    • Research your opportunities
    • Assess your Business Skills
    • Find out if self-employment is the right path for you

Phase II

Participants who meet Program Criteria will move to Phase II

  • 2-day sessions:
    • Your business concept
    • Your competition
    • Finances needed
    • Your Market

Phase III

Participants who meet Program Criteria will move to Phase III

  • 10 half-day sessions held over 5 weeks:
    • Group workshops on business development
    • Individual Business Coaching and support
    • Access to relevant business tools

Eligibility

  • Permanent Residents and applicants for Permanent Residence with a letter from IRCC informing them that their application for landing had been approved
  • Convention Refugees
  • Live-in Caregivers
  • CLB Level 5 minimum