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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/04/2007

Immigrant start-ups

Saint John, N.B.

— The New Brunswick government is teaming up with Enterprise Saint John to provide mentorship and training to immigrants in Saint John interested in starting their own businesses. The pilot program, Immigrant Business Start-Up, is for refugees and family-class immigrants who are legally allowed to work in Canada. The program will teach participants about the province’s business and social culture, basic business concepts and help them connect with the local business community. The program will run for 10 months and have a maximum of 10 participants.