Scadding Court Community Centre
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    707 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 2W6

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*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing measures, this program has been modified for virtual format.

If you’re interested in registering or learning more about this program contact Grace Cameron at
For inquires related to partnerships, sponsorships or other information contact Ayaa Mohamad at


After a successful pilot, the Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub (NEH) is returning for 3-year term. In partnership with Ryerson’s University’s Diversity Institute, and funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada this program offers aspiring entrepreneurs:

  • FREE pre-incubation training by industry professionals and experts
  • Mentorship by local entrepreneurs and other business professionals
  • Guided workshops to help participants map out their ideas through completion of a Business Model Canvas
  • Opportunities for networking and connection to a larger, online NEH group for knowledge sharing, events, and resources
  • Access to market-testing opportunities
  • Internship, job-shadow, and employment support referrals
  • Wraparound services (settlement support, TTC tokens, childminding, language upgrading, and more!)

Funded by:

NEH Cohort 6

Scadding Court Community Centre and Diversity Institute – Ryerson University proudly present the re-launch of the Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub, generously funded by IRCC.

We offer training, mentorship, business testing opportunities and wraparound support services.

COHORT 1- July 2020- September 2020, offered online – completed

COHORT 2- October 2020- December 2020, offered online – completed

Cohort 3- May 2021- July 2021, offered online – completed

Cohort 4: October 2021- December 2021, offered online- completed

Cohort 5: May 2022- June 2022, offered online- completed

Cohort 6: Starts October 29- Join for waitlist




*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing measures, this program has been modified for virtual format

NEH graduates Thein & his wife July started Delightfully Delicious, a Myanmar & Asian cuisine food business that opened temporarily in Market 707.

NEH staff, Nora and Ayaa, proudly visiting NEH graduates Stany and Andres at the ‘2019 LatAM Start-up Conference & Pitch Competition

NEH graduate, Nancy, selling her imported goods in the 2019 Spring Fling Market at Scadding Court Community Centre!

A group of NEH participants at the 2019 Closing Reception at Ryerson University

Erika Araujo, Head Chef, Founder & Owner of Ixiim, is a graduate of NEH 2020. Erica promotes Mexican culture and culinary exploration through prepared food, workshops, and curated products via her online shop.