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Entrepreneurship at RLI

Make your business ideas come to life. Experts offer step-by-step support at workshops and direct one-on-one assistance to help you determine if self-employment is a viable option. You can access support to develop a business plan and secure funding.

Entrepreneur Recognition

Métis Entrepreneur Showcase Post-Event Report

On January 20, Rupertsland Institute (RLI) was excited to host the Métis Entrepreneurial Excellence Showcase at the Hotel Arts in Calgary. With 20 booths Métis entrepreneurs, such as Forward Fitness, Allie Knull Photography, and I Love Microgreens, showcasing their businesses, the inaugural event brought Métis entrepreneurs together to expand their reach. The room was full, creating an energetic hub of networking where community was fostered for both vendors and attendees alike.

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Entrepreneur Excellence Awards

Rupertsland Institute is proud to announce the winners of the Métis Entrepreneurial Excellence awards. Nine talented Métis business owners were recognized in a ceremony on the evening of January 20, 2022.

In a message to the winners, Mark McCallum, CEO of Rupertsland Institute congratulates all of the winners, said; “the Métis have long been known for their entrepreneurial spirit, and it is clear that this lives on in the many successful Metis entrepreneurs, who we honoured at the first-ever Rupertsland Metis Entrepreneurial Excellence Gala. On behalf of the Rupertsland Board of Governors, we are proud to have supported you in pursuing your dreams. Congratulations!”

Nine Awards were given out across three categories.

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