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Success Story Video: NewMakeIt

NewMakeIt is a facility that provides innovators, entrepreneurs and creative professionals with the tools and technology to turn ideas into reality. Watch to learn how the YSBEC helped them launch this creative business!

Success Story: Harmony House Wellness

Christine Moran spent her whole life helping others. After moving to Newmarket from Orillia over 25 years ago, she dedicated her life to raising her two children. But shortly after moving to Newmarket, her youngest child was diagnosed with Autism. For years she worked various jobs that would allow her the time to take her son to various appointments, day

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2019 Summer Company Successes

This year nine York Small Business Enterprise Centre Summer Company students used their ideas, creativity and drive to launch their own summer businesses. These are youth who chose to become job creators with businesses ranging from natural skin care to property maintenance and environmentally sustainable wallets. We are pleased to present two of these young entrepreneurs Jinal Patadia and Aiden
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Success Story: Stella Graphix

  Some people have a love for music and are lucky enough to make a career out of it. Others do the same for art and design. Stella Grinfeld has at one point or another done all three. From her education to her lifetime involvement in the arts, Stella has always had a passion for what she does, including music,

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Ask the Expert: Registering a Business with Christine Burchett

We’re excited to introduce our new blog series: Ask the Expert. It aims to answer the most common questions that we receive from new or prospective entrepreneurs. On today’s edition, we feature Christine Burchett, a lawyer with Burchett Law. To incorporate or not incorporate, that is the question. Also, do I need a lawyer? What are the pros and cons

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Summer Company Showcase 2019

Date: Thursday, July 18 Time: 8:30 – 11 a.m. Location:  York Region Administrative Centre 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket in the Great Hall Stop by to talk to our Summer Company participants about their new businesses and enjoy a free coffee. 9 students with businesses ranging from: natural homemade skin care products asphalt sealing property maintenance including landscaping and construction projects One Stop

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You’re invited – Summer Company 2019 Event at Staples – July 10

Wednesday, July 10 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) is hosting a meet and greet to help local participants from the Ontario Summer Company Program promote their summer businesses. Come and support our community’s student start-up businesses! Meet the Summer Company students who will be showcasing their summer businesses. Participating Staples Location: 14800 Yonge

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YSBEC Success Stories: Muttz with Mannerz

It’s not where you’ve been, it’s where you end up. This rings true for Corey McCusker, owner of Muttz with Mannerz, based out of Whitchurch-Stouffville. After a 13-year career in finance, she was ready for a change. “I had a successful career as a Senior Manager, but I simply didn’t have the drive anymore,” she said. “During this transitional time,

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Ministry of Labour | New Employment Standards Self Service Tool

The Ministry of Labour is excited to announce the launch of the Employment Standards Self Service Tool, available on the ministry’s website at Ontario.ca/ESATools. The tool is designed to promote self-reliance amongst workplace parties, making it easier for employers and employees in Ontario to understand and comply with the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It also includes calculations to determine whether

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York Region launches Digital Main Street Service Squad

Region receives $100,000 Digital Main Street grant to help main street businesses improve online presence Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York, and Digital Main Street, an Ontario Government-funded program, are launching a new initiative to help small businesses improve their online capabilities. As part of the program, York Region received a $100,000 grant from the Ontario Government to establish a Digital Service
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