Halton. Small Business Centre

Site: Oakville - Halton Regional Centre

Service: Youth Entrepreneur Programs

Record #: OAK3754
Last Full Update: 18 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-825-8839
E-Mail smallbusiness@halton.ca
Website https://www.halton.ca/For-Business/Halton-Region-Small-Business-Centre/Youth-Entrepreneurship-Programs-and-Resources/Summer-Company
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, WordPress WordPress
Primary Contact Prince Khan, Summer Company Coordinator; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 7522; Email: prince.khan@halton.ca
Alternate Contact Stephanie Mazhari, Manager, Entrepreneurship Services; Email: stephanie.mazhari@halton.ca

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Helps young entrepreneurs explore and start new businesses

  • programs designed to offer support, training, mentoring and the potential for financial incentives
  • business planning and start-up resources
  • connect with experienced business consultants, who are also available to provide resources to local teachers and conduct in-class presentations on youth entrepreneurship and other business topics

Programs Include:

Summer Company

As part of a province-wide youth entrepreneurship strategy, the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade offers Summer Company delivered by Halton Region Small Business Centre

  • provides hands-on business training and mentoring if your application is accepted with awards of up to $3,000 (up to $1,500 for start-up costs, and up to $1,500 after successful completion of the program)
  • helps enterprising students start and run their own summer business and develop entrepreneurial skills and experience
  • business plans for program via online applications only
  • competitive program with limited spaces that fill up quickly

Futurpreneur Canada

Supports aspiring business owners, 18-39 yrs old

  • provides financing, mentoring and support to participants

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm


Summer Company

  • start date usually May to July
  • end date Labour Day (but you can choose to keep running your summer business while in school)
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 39 year(s)

Summer Company

  • 15-29 years old
  • Students returning to school in fall
  • contact Halton Region Small Business Centre for full eligibility details

Futurpreneur Canada

  • 18-39 years old
  • not a full-time student (unless you are in your last academic year)
  • have been operating a business full time for less than 12 months


Summer Company

  • application deadline: May 10, 2024
  • contact the Halton Region Small Business Centre

Futurpreneur Canada

  • you must attend a free one hour program information session by registering online or by calling 311 or 1-866-442-5866
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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Intersection Bronte Rd and North Service Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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