Summer Company is a Provincial program that helps young people start and run their own business by providing funding, advice and services. The Halton Region Small Business Centre is the local program provider.
The Summer Company program (external link) helps enterprising students between the ages of 15 and 29 start and run their own summer business. The Halton Region Small Business Centre coordinates the program locally, and delivers it with the support of experienced business advisors from the community.
The Summer Company program offers young entrepreneurs:
You may participate in the Summer Company program if you:
2023 information session dates:
To register for either information session, please email Summer.Company@halton.ca.
Visit the Ontario government’s Summer Company website (external link) to:
Apply early - a limited number of spaces are available.
To learn more about the program, including the selection process, please contact the HRSBC or visit the Ontario government’s Summer Company website (external link).
You might be next! Many young entrepreneurs have found Summer Company success in Halton. Learn more about their business and let their success inspire you to turn your own business idea into a successful career!
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