Our program helps newcomers with their business ideas. Spark works with you to develop and strengthen your business ideas and takes you one step closer to launching your business.
Individuals over four months; will take part in three phases that lead to having a business idea that is ready to be developed into a business. The three phases are research, refining, and realizing. During the four months, participants will have access to mentors and be able to build connections and skills that will help them in their future success.
Permanent Resident, Refugee (Government-Assisted and Privately Sponsored, not accepting refugee claimants) or Protected Person
Employed, unemployed or under-employed
Ukrainians with a CUAET visa
Live-in Caregiver or Temporary Foreign Worker with approval in principle.
Individual who has been selected to become a Permanent Resident and who has been informed by a letter from IRCC.
group and individual workshops that help individuals with researching their ideas
specialized workshops for women
Entrepreneurship Specific Language Training (ESLT)
developing questions for researching business ideas
Group visits with organizations that support entrepreneurs.
Capstone presentations where Spark graduates present their Capstone Projects, sharing their learning journey with others.