Sewing Hope for Refugees: Paul Klein of The Tailor Project

Sewing Hope for Refugees: Paul Klein of The Tailor Project

Subscribe: RSSBetween 1948 and 1949 approximately 2500 tailors and their families immigrated from Europe to Canada through the Garment Workers Scheme, a plan that found jobs for those with skills in tailoring. It was the first time in history that the country opened...
Small Toronto-based Catering Company Makes Big Impact in Community

Small Toronto-based Catering Company Makes Big Impact in Community

Better for the community and business – a family-owned catering company shows that giving back in a big way can start from a small initiative –  and a whole lot of creativity. When companies think of helping the community, they often associate it with making a...
FinTech Startup Transforms Refugees Into Entrepreneurs

FinTech Startup Transforms Refugees Into Entrepreneurs

BizGees – co-founded by Zufi Deo and Ondrej Dusilek – is a social enterprise focused on using the latest technology developments to transform refugees into financially, self-sufficient entrepreneurs. The BizGees philosophy is that refugees naturally...
Sweet New Beginnings, Tareq Hadhad of Peace by Chocolate

Sweet New Beginnings, Tareq Hadhad of Peace by Chocolate

Subscribe: RSSFor over 20 years, the Hadhad family ran a successful chocolate business in Damascus, Syria. But when their factory was destroyed in a bombing, the family fled to Lebanon where they lived in a refugee camp for three years. In 2016 they were welcomed into...

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