Newcomer Entrepreneurship and Export Development

Date(s) - 2 Dec 2019 until 2 Dec 2019
8:45 AM - 12:30 PM

WoodGreen Community Services


Toronto is the heart of Canada’s diversity, and its commercial engine. Newcomers to the city and to Canada, many of whom carry with them international networks and market intelligence, often experience economic challenges compared to Canadian-born workers and entrepreneurs.

How might Toronto, Ontario, and Canada leverage a culturally diverse population for diversifying exports and creating more economic opportunities for newcomers? What are the success stories, barriers and potential policy interventions?



Video courtesy of New Horizons Media


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