Canadian Economic Francophonie

“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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New self-guided tours to explore the Yukon

May 03rd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Media, Network, Northern Canada, Politicians, Press release, Researchers, SMEs, Tourism|

Whitehorse, May 2, 2017 — The Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) is proud to announce the launch of a network of sightseeing circuits, “Le Yukon autrement: head out to discover untold stories” on the BaladoDiscovery mobile application. These unique self-guided tours mark a new milestone for Francophone tourism development in the territory. The six tours plunge users into the heart of the Yukon to discover little-known faces and stories, past and present, [...]

Promising budget for French language services in Yukon

May 02nd, 2017|Blog, Canadian Economic Francophonie, Media, Northern Canada, Partnership, Politicians, Press release|

Whitehorse, May 1, 2017 – The Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) enthusiastically welcomes the Government of Yukon’s 2017-18 budget which recognizes several pressing needs set out in the document Taking Action For a Vibrant and Dynamic Yukon Francophone Community. Published in September 2016, this position paper was produced to inspire those who make important decisions concerning the lives of Francophones in the Yukon. Significant funding announces a clear improvement to services in [...]

TOURISM HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – CHALLENGES, TRENDS, 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 [...]