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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, [...]

PERCÉ Internship Program Gives and Gets Back

June 21st, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Media, Network, NPO, Partnership, Politicians, Press release, Private, Public, SMEs, Youth|

Twelve-week program is open to multiple disciplines June 21, 2017 – Evangeline, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency With a mission to support entrepreneurial and community economic development within the Acadian and francophone communities in Prince Edward Island, the Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité (RDÉE Î.-P.-É. Inc.) continues to play an important role in growing the Island economy. The governments of Canada and PEI encourage students to stay and [...]

Searching for Island businesses for sales mission to Montreal

May 25th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Partnership, Press release, Sale, SMEs, Trade Missions|

CHARLOTTETOWN – May 24, 2017 – RDÉE Prince Edward Island is looking for eight Island business that have an ability do carry out business in French to participate in a third sales mission to Montreal Oct. 23-27, 2017. “Our first two sales mission to Montreal generated exceptional results: more than $400,000 in sales as well as several other major contracts that are still being negotiated,” reports RDÉE mission co-ordinator Robert [...]

From a small seed sprouts a great school-community gardening project

May 18th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Customer Service, Economic Youth, Éducation, Employability, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainable Development, Finances, Management, Press release, Public, Youth|

CHARLOTTETOWN – May 17, 2017 – A simple project to build small picnic tables equipped with seed trays, launched two years ago, continues to sprout by leaps and bounds. It has now extended into a Charlottetown entrepreneurial class and could soon become part of a project designed to meet curriculum needs in all of the province’s French first-language high schools. Stéphane Blanchard, youth economic development officer with RDÉE Prince Edward [...]

Tourism Human Resource Management: Challenges, Trends and Opportunities

April 24th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Center, Communications and Marketing, Culture, Ecorismo Canada, Entrepreneurship, Executive, Green Economy, Immigrants, Media, Network, Northern Canada, NPO, Partnership, Politicians, Private, Public, Researchers, Sale, SMEs, SMEs, Social media, Tourism, Transport, University, Western Canada, Women, Youth|

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 [...]

PEI’s French for the Future Local Forum to focus on fun and learning in French

April 20th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Culture, Economic Youth, Education, Uncategorized, Youth|

CHARLOTTETOWN – April 20, 2017 – French for the Future will bring together 300 Grade 10-11 Francophone and Francophile students from all over the province for its PEI Local Forum in Charlottetown May 3. Taking place on the Collège de l’Île and Holland College campus in Charlottetown, this much-anticipated gathering will focus on the French language during a day of fun and learning about the advantages of bilingualism in Canada. [...]

Tourism Intelligence Network in OLMCs – Analysis No. 8

April 12th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Business exchange, By region, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Center, Communications and Marketing, Economic Immigration, Economic Youth, Ecorismo Canada, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Network, Northern Canada, Private, Public, Researchers, Social media, Tourism, Uncategorized, University, Western Canada, Women, Youth|

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 [...]

Eight business projects vying for $10,000 Dragons’ Contest prize

February 16th, 2017|Atlantic Canada, Blog, Entrepreneurship, Media, Press release|

SUMMERSIDE – Feb. 16, 2017 – Eight great business projects are officially in the running for the championship – and the $10,000 first prize - of RDÉE Prince Edward Island's 2017 Dragons' Contest. Coordinator Nicole Allain is extremely pleased with the variety of contestants who have signed up for this third edition of the contest. "We've got producers, processors, retailers and servers of food products as well as manufacturers of [...]