Young Entrepreneurship Shines In Kapuskasing
McGuinty Government Assists New Jewellery Business Venture
Ontario is adding glamour to Kapuskasing by supporting a young entrepreneur's new custom-made-jewellery business.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is contributing $21,250 to launch By Samie G, a small jewellery manufacturer. Each piece will be custom-designed in-house and produced from high-quality materials. Funding from the NOHFC's Young Entrepreneur Program will help furnish and equip the business.
- To date, the Young Entrepreneur Program has invested over $3.7 million in more than 167 projects in the North.
- Small local businesses founded on artistic skills and products create cultural awareness and promote the region by attracting a unique clientele.
“This type of new business a great example of how, with a little support, a skilled hobby can potentially develop into a career.”