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Special Canada Day: Supporting Entrepreneurial Newcomers

Newcomers are a vital part of the Canadian identity. The mix of cultures, experiences and beliefs make this country a truly wonderful place to live and to grow a business. Newcomers also bring new ideas to Canada’s entrepreneurial community. From Elle AyoubZadeh of Zvelle to Yashar Nijati of thisopenspace, the unique perspectives of Canadian newcomers […]

  • Canadian delegation departs for G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit

    Twenty young entrepreneurs to travel to Mexico City, Mexico to propose entrepreneurial solutions to G20 leadersJune 1, 2012 – Toronto, ON – Today, 20 young Canadian entrepreneurs from across Canada are preparing to depart for Mexico City where they will form the official Canadian delegation at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES). The summit […]

  • Vinod Rajasekaran – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Vinod […]

  • Lindsey Parkin – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Lindsey […]

  • Harry Chemko – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Harry Chemko is […]

  • Barbara McLean-Stollery – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Barbara McLean-Stollery is […]

  • Awane Jones & Bassil Silim-Jones – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Awane […]

  • Promoting entrepreneurship among youth in low-income communities

    Through the Accelerating Entrepreneurial Action Grant Program, offered by the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE), SIFE teams across Canada launched projects to teach entrepreneurship to youth in low-income communities across Canada.SIFE Carleton University received the Best Project award of $1,000. The Carleton project, IC Change, offered mentorship, workshops and events […]

  • Shortcuts for your spreadsheets

    Simon Selkrig, Strategize Financial Modelling, simon@strategizefm.com, Montreal, QCHere are some quick and simple shortcuts to help save you time with your financial spreadsheets.Expanding existing formula rangeDo you need to insert additional line items such as expenses and achieve an updated sum of the expense schedule? Insert rows into the second last row of the array […]

  • Lisa Von Sturmer – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Lisa […]

  • Understanding work-life balance

    Ellis Orlan, BA, CPA, SF Partnership LLP, Toronto, ON, CYBF Mentor, eorlan@sfgroup.ca Mention the words ‘work-life balance’ in any informal business environment and watch the eyes roll and hear the snickers.  No realistic business person expects to achieve a perfect harmony and balance between work and life.According to WordSpy.com, the term was coined in 1986 and has […]

  • Jasmine Gervais – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Jasmine […]

  • Bryan McCrea – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Bryan McCrea is […]

  • The interview – A chance to play detective

    Terry Thompson, Surrey, BC, CYBF Mentor, tesh@shaw.caManaging Corporate Culture article seriesThis article will discuss how to conduct an effective job interview when looking to add to your team, and how to avoid the common mistake made by inexperienced interviewers.Many people do not truly understand the objectives of a good interview or how to go about […]

  • The Week that was – May 22-25

    It was a short week over at CYBF but there is definitely not a shortage of accomplishments! See what happened below! Three great events happened this week! Participants and partners in The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE) met with The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown in New Brunswick […]

  • <!–:en–>Arjun Kumar – Representing Canada at the G20 YES<!–:–>

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Arjun Kumar is […]

  • Stéphane Elie – Representing Canada at the G20 YES

    The Canadian Youth Business Foundation has selected 20 dynamic young Canadian entrepreneurs to form the official Canadian delegation at 2012 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (G20 YES) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 3 -5, 2012. The G20 YES is an annual international summit that brings together dedicated and influential entrepreneurs of the G20 countries. Stéphane Elie […]

  • How connected should you be?

    Karen Milde, Reframe Marketing, Vancouver, BC, CYBF Mentor, www.reframemarketing.comCompetition is fierce in this day and age, and as a business owner, you need to be connected constantly. It is important you stay connected with staff and customers so you can answer questions, respond to concerns and so that staff can continue executing whatever needs to […]