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Conclusive data on the socio-economic impact of RDÉE Canada

October 05th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Communiqués du RDÉE Canada, Customer Service, Economic Immigration, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Executive, Media, Network, NPO, Politicians, Private, Public, Researchers, Statistics, Tourism, University|

For the first time in its history, RDÉE Canada and its Network conducted a comprehensive accountability exercise, compiling data to meticulously measure their contribution to the growth of Francophone and Acadian communities. Ottawa, 3 October 2017. RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité) is pleased to present the socio-economic impact study of its Network. This accountability exercise documents the socio-economic impact of the national Network as a whole through an [...]

Kem’s Fashion: A love for fashion, from Cameroon to Alberta, by way of Italy

September 28th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Economic Immigration, Economic Youth, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Immigrants, Management, Network, Partnership, Public, SMEs, Western Canada, Women, Youth|

A desire to live through fashion and to share that passion with others are at the heart of Kem's Fashion, a business founded by Marlyse Tchuigoua in September 2016. Hailing from Cameroon, she turned to the fashion world during her teenage years. "When I was in High School, I majored in the clothing industry. I already knew that's what I wanted to study going in. I was already making outfits [...]

The Economic Francophonie in 3D: Dialogue to Promote Cooperation

September 27th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Communiqués du RDÉE Canada, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Immigration, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Executive, Immigrants, Media, NPO, Partnership, Politicians, Politics, Private, Public, Researchers, SMEs, Tourism, University, Youth|

Ottawa, September 27 2017 –  At the national conference for Francophone economic development, RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité), in partnership with the Canadian Foundation for Cross-cultural Dialogue, brought together the Network's friends and founders on September 25 to celebrate the accomplishments of the RDÉE network during its 20 years of providing services and promoting economic development in Francophone and Acadian communities (FACs) across the country. Drawing inspiration [...]

A unique strategic alliance promoting Canada’s offer of early childhood services in French

September 25th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Communiqués du RDÉE Canada, Culture, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Executive, Partnership, Public, SMEs, University, Youth|

Ottawa, September 25 2017. A unique strategic alliance was signed today by the ACUFC (Association des collèges et universités de la francophonie canadienne), the CNPF (Commission nationale des parents francophones), and RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité) to enhance the offer of early childhood services in French across the country. Building on the complementarity of their respective mandates, the three national organizations have joined forces to explore and [...]

Exploratory mission to Magdalen Islands to inspire experiential tourism development on PEI

September 08th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Entrepreneurship, Network, Partnership, Press release, Private, Public, SMEs, Trade Missions|

WELLINGTON – Sept. 8, 2017 – Fourteen representatives of PEI tourism businesses, community organizations, cultural events and Acadian municipalities will be heading off on an exploratory mission to the Magdalen Islands Sept. 19-21 to hopefully get inspired in the creation of new tourism experiences and attractions on the Island. Gilles Arsenault, tourism development officer with RDÉE Prince Edward Island who is coordinating the mission, explains that the Magdalen Islands are primarily [...]

“The Hard Workers” back in action to serve community

July 19th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Network, Press release, Private, Public, Sale, SMEs, Youth|

Youth Services Co-op looking for work contracts ABRAM-VILLAGE – July 12, 2017 – Ten young workers from the Evangeline region have just rebooted “The Hard Workers” Youth Services Co-op for the summer of 2017 to offer an odd job service to businesses, organizations and individuals from the local community. The bilingual workers, aged 12 to 15 years, are ready to babysit, mow laws, wash cars, paint, clean, do gardening, do housekeeping [...]

26 francophone Young Millionaires selling variety of products this summer

July 19th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Network, Press release, Private, Public, Sale, SMEs, Youth|

CHARLOTTETOWN – July 11, 20167 – Thanks to the francophone edition of the Young Millionaires Program, 26 Island youth from the Charlottetown (14), Summerside (2), Evangeline (8) and West Prince (2) areas have just establish summer businesses. Their 19 businesses offer tourists and Islanders a wide variety of products: treats and snacks, toys, arts and crafts, scented “bath bombs”, bar clams, tie-dyed T-shirts, fire starters, dog clothing and accessories, herbs, lipstick, [...]

Tourism Intelligence Network in OLMCs – No. 9

July 06th, 2017|Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Communications and Marketing, Culture, Ecorismo Canada, Network, Public, Sale, SMEs, SMEs, Social media, Tourism, Transport, University|

TOURISM Intelligence Network in OLMCs RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité), the only national Francophone economic development and employability network, together with the CEDEC (Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation), and the UQAM (University of Quebec at Montreal), through the UQAM’s School of Management (ESG) Transat Chair in Tourism have teamed up to create a working consortium to establish an intelligence service for obtaining and sharing value-added information on tourism [...]

Island employers slowing making their operations “greener” and requesting supports

June 30th, 2017|Blog, Education, Environment and Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Management, Politicians, Press release, Researchers, Statistics|

CHARLOTTETOWN – June 29, 2017 – Even though the concept of a green economy doesn’t seem to yet be much of a preoccupation on PEI, a growing number of employers throughout the province want to become “greener”, either with the help of new employees or by training current staff in the relatively near future. A survey conducted by Mathieu Arsenault, a consultant from Charlottetown’s Think Forward Solutions, for RDÉE Canada [...]

Etienne Croteau of Flavour Trader brings spice culture to Yellowknife

June 22nd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Economic Youth, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Northern Canada, Partnership, Private, Public, Sale, SMEs, Youth|

Before launching his business, Etienne Croteau asked himself: “What am I good at?” The answer came to him immediately: “I know about flavours, and I want to share them.” This became the motto for his business, Flavour Trader. Since May 2016, this 37 year-old from Quebec has been introducing the fragrant world of spices, and all its nuances, to the people of Yellowknife. Far from limiting himself only to food [...]