Success Stories

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EWI Works

Linda Miller

Adapting to new challenges to better herself has always been in Linda’s repertoire. She began EWI Works, an ergonomics service provider, 25 years ago with an Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Alberta with the goal of integrating ergonomics into her occupational therapy practice.
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The Sledge Hockey Experience

Kevin Rempel

Doctors told him he'd never walk again, but today, Kevin Remple stands tall with a World Championship ring in sledge hockey, an Olympic bronze medal, a book about his journey, and his own business, The Sledge Hockey Experience.
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Kaffeeklatsch

Jessica McCarrel

After struggling to find work after a short stint away, Jessica McCarrel decided to take her future into her own hands and start a small Kickstarter campaign to help start her own business, Kaffeeklatsch.
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Kinova Robotics

Charles Deguire

Growing up with three great-uncles who were confined to wheelchairs, living with muscular dystrophy, Charles Deguire learned what ingenuity could produce.
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The Floatation Centre

Lindsay MacPhee

After being disgruntled with her 9-5 career in engineering, Lindsay MacPhee decided to cut ties with her engineering life and open Atlantic Canada's first floatation therapy and wellness centre.
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Tailor2Go

Nathon Kong

Nathon Kong is the owner of Tailor2Go, an innovative mobile menswear boutique based in Montreal that brings the personal shopping experience right to its customers' doors.
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CHM Management Group Inc.

Claudia Mutch

Claudia Mutch found her passion through helping workers transition from one workplace to another and from one province to another. CHM Management Group is a unique Human Resources business offering construction safety courses, drug and alcohol testing, career transition services, job search advice, recruiting and much more.
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The Uncomplicated Family Corporate Group

Robyn Henderson

As a speech language pathologist, Robyn learned how difficult it could be for some families – especially those in rural areas – to make it to in-person appointments. After losing her mother to breast cancer, Robyn founded Kids Uncomplicated on her mother's legacy of service and love of helping children.
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Lightenco

Steve Hubbard and Raymundo de Cojo

It all started when the two entrepreneurs were introduced through their wives, who were close friends from the same town in Mexico. Steve and his wife were living in Ottawa at the time, while Raymundo and his wife still lived in Mexico. Little did they know that this introduction would lead to a friendship, and then later to a fruitful business relationship.
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Xona Games

Matthew Doucette

Matthew Doucette's passion for games began at the age of seven when he was only in grade two. He and his twin brother worked side-by-side creating games, programming graphics, and more. The pair were both passionate about coding and the creativity it allowed them. This passion is what led Matthew to start his own business, Xona Games.

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