Canadian Business Grants & Loans and Export Development Workshop






  • Let Mentor Works’ Founder and Principal, Bernadeen McLeod take the mystery out of government funding and learn about valuable services offered through Export Development Canada (EDC) to help make international markets more accessible while reducing risk.

    Mentor Works and Export Development Canada (EDC) in Kitchener, Ontario

    Mentor Works and Export Development Canada (EDC) will be holding this workshop in Kitchener on January 15th.

    Location: Holiday Inn Kitchener, 30 Fairway Road South, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 2N2

    Date/Time: Wednesday January 15, 2014 from 9:30AM to 11:30AM

    Cost: Complimentary for SME business owners and leaders (please see prerequisites below).

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    Prerequisites for Complimentary Attendance to Mentor Works and Export Development Canada’s January 15th Workshop

    • Incorporated in Canada for at least 2 years
    • Financially stable
    • Not a retailer/distributor
    • Not a start-up
    • Company must manufacture or conduct R&D in Canada

    *NOTE:  Professional advisors are kindly asked to bring along a business owner (client) in order to attend.

    Canadian Government Grants and Loans Workshop Introduction

    Canadian business grants and loans are available to be had from both provincial and federal levels of government –the challenge is to find and access the programs that meet the strategic needs of your business.   The Founder and Principal of Mentor Works will demystify the government funding process, explain the importance of funding cycles and how to stack various sources of funding.  The Mentor Works team has helped hundreds of successful business across Canada select and access government funding programs and to chart a government funding plan unlocking hundreds of thousands and even millions in government grants and small business loans.

    Export Development Canada Introduction

    Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada’s export credit agency.  It is their job to promote the development of small and medium-sized businesses across Canada by giving them support to allow them to take advantage of international business opportunities.  EDC is a Crown corporation that operates at arm’s length from the Canadian government.  EDC also supports Canadian direct investment abroad as well as investment into Canada.

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About The Author

Ryan Weaver

Ryan has a BA in economics, an MSc in management, and several published works including two books. As Marketing Analyst at Mentor Works, Ryan enjoys communicating with business owners & executives about government grants and funding available to help overcome obstacles to growth.