Video B-Roll available via CNW - Ontario Helps Students Start Their Own Business



    
    McGuinty Government's Summer Company Program Provides Opportunities For
    Youth
    

    TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Broadcast
On-Demand web download:

    STORY SUMMARY: Ontario students, who hope to find a summer job they love,
will have a chance to be their own boss this summer thanks to the Summer
Company program.
    Summer Company is a unique program which assists young entrepreneurs with
starting and running their own eight to 12-week business over the summer. The
program provides practical hands-on business training, mentoring and the
essential business skills they need to thrive. The government expects to
accept between 300-400 students into the program in 2009.

    
    Key elements of the Summer Company program are:

    -   Students between the ages of 15 and 29 are qualified to apply
    -   Students can receive up to $1,500 at the start, and up to an
        additional $1,500 on successful completion of the program
    -   Application deadline is May 4, 2009 (or earlier if the program is
        oversubscribed).

    SHOT LIST:
    1.  B-roll

    Dynamic Fitness Training
    C-Virtue Website
    Waterloo Networks Website
    Exterior student shots

    2.  Interviews

    The Honourable Harinder Takhar Minister of Small Business and Consumer
     Services
    Marlon Teekah Former Summer Company Student and Mentor Owner of Dynamic
     Fitness Training
    Ian Lochbihler Former Summer Company Student Owner of Waterloo Networks

    Christian Lapalme Former Summer Company Student and Mentor
    Cleoni Crawford Former Summer Company Student Owner of C-Virtue
    Malcolm Shute Former Summer Company Student Owner of The Bicycle
     Gardeners

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    TIME OF POSTING:      10:00AM ET
    DATE OF POSTING:      Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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