Tag: Business Spotlight

Business Development 25 Year Anniversary Series

We invite you to join us as we celebrate 25 years of supporting entrepreneurs launch their businesses. Over the next four months, we will be hosting four events each focused on a different industry to showcase current and past success stories: Wednesday, July 17: International Breakfast Taste Wednesday, August 21: Health & Wellness Expo Wednesday, September 18: Fashion & Arts Expo Wednesday, October 16: Momentum… Read more

Business Development 25 Year Anniversary Series

We invite you to join us as we celebrate 25 years of supporting entrepreneurs launch their businesses. Over the next four months, we will be hosting four events each focused on a different industry to showcase current and past success stories: Wednesday, July 17: International Breakfast Taste Wednesday, August 21: Health & Wellness Expo Wednesday, September 18: Fashion & Arts Expo Wednesday, October 16: Momentum… Read more

Business Development 25 Year Anniversary Series

We invite you to join us as we celebrate 25 years of supporting entrepreneurs launch their businesses. Over the next four months, we will be hosting four events each focused on a different industry to showcase current and past success stories: Wednesday, July 17: International Breakfast Taste Wednesday, August 21: Health & Wellness Expo Wednesday, September 18: Fashion & Arts Expo Wednesday, October 16: Momentum… Read more

Business Development 25 Year Anniversary Series

We invite you to join us as we celebrate 25 years of supporting entrepreneurs launch their businesses. Over the next four months, we will be hosting four events each focused on a different industry to showcase current and past success stories: Wednesday, July 17: International Breakfast Taste Wednesday, August 21: Health & Wellness Expo Wednesday, September 18: Fashion & Arts Expo Wednesday, October 16: Momentum… Read more

Being a Localist

  A few weeks ago I was at a family friends’ house for dinner when I noticed a bottle of Vezorla Olive Oil on his kitchen counter. As a Momentum supporter, he was excited when I told him that Veronica – the owner of Vezorla – is a Momentum business training graduate who successfully paid off her Micro Business Loan a few years ago.

…And That’s a Wrap of 2018!

  On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, over 150 people gathered at the Danish Canadian Club for Momentum’s Annual Celebration and General Meeting. It was a joy-filled afternoon where guests mingled and connected with other community members while partaking in delicious food from the Danish Canadian Club and Momentum’s own business graduates.

We buy local coffee… mostly.

At Momentum, we like to put our money where our mouth is. This means acting on our values around sustainability – especially when it comes to the things we, quite literally, put in our mouths. This approach applies to our food, which we try to buy from local small businesses and cooperatives, and our coffee.

Carrving a new path

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  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.

Nicole’s Story

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Words that come to mind to describe Nicole: kind, driven, funny, and authentic. She’s the type of person that it’s easy to get to know because she emanates honesty, openness and caring. But Nicole has not had an easy life. Facing abuse and poverty throughout her childhood, she struggled with addiction and didn’t finish high school. After starting her own family she had to count… Read more