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Young Entrepreneurship Shines In Kapuskasing

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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.

Quick Facts

  • 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.

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“This type of new business a great example of how, with a little support, a skilled hobby can potentially develop into a career.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines



Business and Economy Rural and North