Nov. 14, 2011

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2011 /CNW/ – Toronto-Alexander Levy never planned to start a business. But while working as a student researcher at the University of Toronto, he developed a prototype mobile application that allows people with communication disorders, such as those caused by stroke, autism and ALS, to make themselves understood audibly -...

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Nov. 13, 2011

Five local entrepreneurs were among 20 Canadians under the age of 30 honoured for their entrepreneurial excellence by the FuEL Awards (Future Entrepreneurial Leaders).

Ian Portsmouth, editor-in-chief of PROFIT, which produced the awards in co-operation with Impact Entrepreneurship Group, said “The winne...

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Nov. 10, 2011

Celebrating Canada’s Future Entrepreneurial Leaders.

Canada’s economic prospects depend on the country’s ability to build more innovative, well-managed companies that can compete in the hyper-connected global marketplace. And that means we need to produce and support more young entrepreneurs.

That’s the impetus for the FuEL...

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Aug. 17, 2011

Students will compete in global business plan competition High school student Ravi Chalhotra hopes to learn about business from entrepreneurs.   Photograph By Kevin Hill

Sixteen-year-old Ravi Chalhotra wants to spend five hours each Saturday this fall in a Burnaby office.

The Grade 12 student isn’t a masochist. He want...

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Aug. 01, 2011

When Ampri Construction Ltd. in Richmond builds a townhouse, it’s a true family affair.

Not counting Ampri itself, seven companies involved at some point in the construction or sale of an Ampri home are owned by relatives of Ampri founder and CEO Paramjit Sandhu or his wife, Gurdip. Their son, 26-year-old Amit Sandhu, helps run the Sa...

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Oct. 12, 2010

GENERATIONS OF PHILANTHROPY INSPIRED BY HIS FATHER, AMIT SANDHU BELIEVES IN SUPPORTING HIS COMMUNITY.

For the Sandhu family, investing in the community that has supported them is just a given. Whether supporting their own family members to become established in Richmond, or supporting schools and our hospital, giving is second natur...

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