Summer Company

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Summer Company is a youth entrepreneurship program of the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. The program is administered by the Small Business Enterprise Centre, and is available to students between the ages of 15 and 29 who are returning to school in the fall.

Summer Company is an extremely helpful initiative for young entrepreneurs as it provides funding of up to $3000, and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help students start and operate their own summer business.

Students accepted into the program receive:

• Hands-on business training

• Up to $3,000 in awards!

• Business Mentoring to aid in their current and future endeavors

• The pride and experience of being their own boss

Summer Company 2015 is now accepting applications! For additional information and to apply, visit  Application deadline is May 8th, 2015. 

Need ideas on what business to start?  Check out the Previous Years page to view our past successful Summer Company participants

Congratulations to the 10 students that have been accepted into the Summer Company program!  


Here are the 2014 Summer Company Students

Troy Annette    Recursion 3D Printing

Professional 3D printing services for residents and businesses

  • Cellphone cases
  • 3D text and logos
  • Custom/personalized printed products

Contact Troy at





Joe Crozier     iPhone Joe

IOS Device Service and Repairs specializing in fast, affordable, and reliable repairs for:



cracked screens!

faulty buttons!

weak batteries!

and more!

Contact Joe at 705*607*0458  or

Caitlin Brownfield       Personal Styling and Event Planning

Personal Styling for special events, career women, and image consultant.

Event Planning for fashion shows, group styling and clothing swaps

Contact Caitlin  at 705*241*5325 






Bethany Wilson     My Knifty Knitting

Quality handmade knit products:

    • Head bands
    • Hair Clips
    • Blankets
    • Scarves

Find Bethany at the Collingwood Farmers Market Saturday Mornings





Grace Howard      Bee Educated

Beautifully hand crafted beeswax candles Individual candles are sold or unique packages including The Queen Bee, The Worker Bee, The Busy Bee and The Honey Bee   Our Candles are all natural, non-toxic and Economical         Find Grace at the Collingwood Farmers Market Saturday Mornings





Corynn Fowler      Merrybrook Farm 


Nourished by Corynn, fresh organic vegetable,

herb and flower garden.

Recipe cards available using local ingredients.

Follow Corynn at her blog

              Find Corynn at the Collingwood Farmers Market Saturday Mornings

Adam Martin     New Age Lawn Care

Environmental Services

Environmentally friendly lawn maintenance services performed with electric equipment including grass cutting, trimming and weed containment.

Offering $30.00 Off Prepaid Monthly Services

Contact Adam  at





Marley Rose Harris     Professional Social Media Consulting 

Social Media Marketing and Consulting for small business

Setting up and maintaining social media including Facebook, twitter, and instagram.

Also including website setup and maintenance with the bonus of advertising and promo


Contact Marley at



Daniel Correia     Based On Technology

Tech support services for residents and businesses

our software

replace parts for computer tablet, phone and other electronic devices

Custom electronic builds

Contact Daniel at purchasing



Brydon Parker     Maximize Your Profitability

Businesses increase your efficiency and goals through mathematical, economical, and analytical equations.  See how to increase your profit margins, revenue, and operations.  You will be surprised at how economical these 3 goals will be achieved.

Contact Brydon at

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