Summer Company

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 is now accepting applications for 2017. Visit for more information. Application deadline is May 6th.

Here are the 2016 Summer Company Students


Aysia GarbeAysia Garbe

Hand crafted planters made out of high quality cement and
clay. Designed and created to accent the awesome plants that live in them.

Available at Collingwood Farmers Market




Katerina Meesters
Kostume Kat

A medieval and renaissance costuming business specializing in readymade items and custom commissions.



Rhiannon Fancett

Rhiannon Fancett
Sew New Fashion

Sew New Fashion offers unique and appealing clothing and accessories made primarily from previously loved clothing. sewnewfashion/


Reid Kinal

Reid Kinal
Kinal Lawn Care

Professional grade Lawn Care services offering cuts, trimming, edging, yard cleanup, weeding and more in the Thornbury and Clarksburg area.

705 606 0638





Jeff ThonpsonJeff Thompson

Custom built geometric shaped shelves. Succulent and cactus. And one of a kind clay and cement pots to accompany them. Available at Collingwood Farmers market.




Katelyn BlakeyKatelyn Blakey
Jump for Jewels

Beautiful jewelry without ugly prices! Gorgeous bracelets, sexy anklets, stunning earrings, and dazzling ring.  Available at Collingwood Farmers market.








Pierce PimiskernPierce Pimiskern
Mansfield Heritage Farm

Fresh harvested organically grown veggies, herbs and eggs & Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program. Check them out at the Collingwood Farmers Market.



Finley MacNeilFinley MacNeil
Picture Perfect

Digital and Scanning is a digital archiving service for photos. Professional grade scanning of printed photos and negatives to high resolution digital files.