Nottawasaga Futures

Activities and Projects

Youth Entrepreneurship

Start Date:January 2000
Funding:Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure and the Ministry of Research and Innovation (MEDEI/MRI), Nottawasaga CEDC, NT Temps, Nottawasaga Futures
Partners:Nottawasaga Futures,MEDEI/MRI, Simcoe County District School Board, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, Alternative Learning Centres
Goals:Provide support and experiences for youth in hands-on entrepreneurism, developing a business youth network and resources and accessing community resources.


Ongoing liaison with all South Simcoe high schools (public and private), adult learning centres and alternative learning providers to offer support, tools, and resources for their entrepreneurship programs.

Partnership with MEDEI/MRI to deliver Summer Company and High School Outreach programs to South Simcoe high school, college and university students.

  • 29 seasonal jobs created
  • Conducted 36 entrepreneurship presentations to South Simcoe high schools
  • Conducted 7 youth entrepreneurship information sessions
  • Conducted 16 youth entrepreneurship workshops
  • Conducted 165 individual youth entrepreneur consultation sessions


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