Determination drives dreams forward

  Jagvinder (Jag) Singh loves cars. With focus, optimism, and determination, he’s driving a straight trajectory towards his dreams. Jag originally started his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in India to learn all that he could about cars, their inner workings, and the global automotive industry. These studies were interrupted when his family moved to Canada in 2015 in search of a better life for him, his… Read more

Carrving a new path

  Originally featured in a blog post last autumn, Momentum caught up with Michael of Carrver Creations at our annual Business Breakfast on March 1, 2019. We were fortunate at the event to receive a chainsaw-carved totem in tribute to the learning and growth Michael experienced while a part of the Self Employment program.

Birthing bigger dreams

Giving birth isn’t easy. Whether it’s giving birth to a child or a dream, unexpected struggles can hit anytime. Amber found this to be especially true when she developed diabetes type 1 shortly after she had her first child. “When you’re pregnant, you don’t envision having to now also pay for insulin, medical supplies, and additional health services for yourself,” she explains. Familiar with living… Read more

Money may be better than Medicine

Canadians know that sickness can get expensive. One of Momentum’s participants, Ben, experienced this truth personally when a Schizophrenic episode led to a long hospital stay. Time away from work eventually led to the loss of a meaningful engineering job and a family breakdown. One can only imagine how paralyzed his doctors might have felt as these events advanced; Medicine can only do so much…. Read more