Click on the titles below to view the downloadable resources.

Rural Immigrant Entrepreneurial Guide:
Guide (2017)

This project is funded in part by the Government of Ontario.

Prepared by: The Workforce Planning Board Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin


Advice for Immigrant Entrepreneurs Starting a Small Business [CONNECTLegal]:
Legal Guide (2014)

Funded by: Metcalf Foundation

Prepared by: Connect Legal, a registered charity that fosters entrepreneurship in the immigrant community by providing free legal advice and educational services to low-resource small business owners. The Connect Legal staff and volunteer lawyer network recognizes that some small business owners may face challenges due to limited financial resources, language barriers and unfamiliarity with the Canadian legal system. By helping these entrepreneurs to succeed, Connect Legal seeks to contribute to the overall economic prosperity of the community.


Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Five Communities [WISE5]:
Community Guide (2012)

Funded by: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Prepared by: Workforce Planning Hamilton by Sarah V. Wayland, PhD in partnership with Niagara Workforce Planning Board, Workforce Windsor-Essex, Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford Workforce and Development Board, and Workforce Planning Board Waterloo-Wellington-Dufferin.