Students: Be Your Own Boss this Summer! Apply to the Summer Company Program

Are you a returning student aged 15-29 and want to start and run your own business thisSummer Company Blog Photo summer? Apply to the 2019 Summer Company program offered through the Halton Small Business Centre. The deadline for applications is May 10th!

Join us on April 29th and May 8th from 6 pm – 8 pm for our optional Summer Company Information & Working Session. The Session will provide an overview of the program and an opportunity to work on writing your Summer Company business plan.  Halton Small Business Centre staff will be on hand to answer questions.  Bring your laptops!  E-mail us at for more information and to register to attend.

Summer Company is an excellent program that provides students with real world experience starting and running their own summer business.  Along with an opportunity to receive a grant up to $3,000, students benefit from the guidance of our experienced business consultants along with volunteer mentors from the community.

Past participants have praised the Summer Company program for its beneficial mentor advice and valuable business training, and opportunities to connect with fellow young entrepreneurs to share ideas, challenges and successes.

Many of our past participants have been able to continue to run their businesses after graduation and throughout the school year to supplement their income.  Learn more about our 2018 program participants and their success stories.

Summer Company is funded by the Province of Ontario. If you would like to learn more about this program, check eligibility requirements or apply online, visit

For more information about Halton Region’s Small Business Centre resources, services, business events and seminars, contact us by dialing 311 or 1-866-442-5866, visiting us online at, emailing at or visiting us at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville. You can also follow us on Twitter and find us on Facebook.


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