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Centennial College

Company name(s)

Legal Name
Centennial College
Operating Name
Centre of Entrepreneurship (COE)

Mailing address

P.O. Box 631
Stn A
SCARBOROUGH , Ontario
M1K 5E9

Location address

75 Ashtonbee Rd
Room C-204
SCARBOROUGH, Ontario
M1L 4N4

Company Profile


The Community Business Resource Centre (CBRC) was established by the George Brown College Foundation in 1989. The CBRC has operated as a private training and consulting organization since 1995. It is managed by a nine-member Board of Directors.

The CBRC is a unique organization which functions as a training
and resource centre for business and economic development. The
Centre operates six services including:
1. Aboriginal Business Consulting and Training Services;
2. Business Advisory Services for New Canadians;
3. Community/Cooperative Enterprise Development;
4. Community Economic Development and Renewal Programs;
5. Entrepreneurship Training Programs;
6. International Development Services.

The CBRC is also a trainer for St. Francis Xavier University's
certificate program in Community Development training and was the
initial sponsor of the Greateeer Toronto Area Community Loan
Fund.

Each year, an estimated 3,000 people participate in the Centre's
training programs, seminars and workshops. 85% of the clients in
CBRC's Self Employment Assistance training programs successfully
start business ventures. Also, the CBRC's entrepreneurship
skills development program for social assistance recipients had
one of the highest success rates in Ontario. In addition, the
CBRC has the highest number of new Canadians who successfully
complete their self-employment training.

During the past five years, the CBRC has assisted in the
establishment of more than 1,000 new small businesses, 20 local
development corporations and development banks and 5 municipal
economic development ventures. All entrepreneurship training
programs offered by the CBRC are recognized by the provincial and
federal governments and the major chartered banks.

Currently, CBRC operates an office at 145 Front Street East,
Suite 101, Toronto with training facilities in Toronto, Barrie
and partner sites around the GTA.

Corporate and Institutional Associations

The CBRC's associations have included:

- Addiction Research Foundation
- Canadian Bankers Association
- Canadian Institute for Advance Research
- Canadian International Development Agency
- City of Barrie
- City of Toronto
- City of York
- Human Resources Development Canada
- Industry Canada: Community Futures Program
- Metro Credit Union
- Metro Toronto Reference Library
- Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism
- Ministry of Education and Training
- Serve Canada
- St. Francis Xavier University

Achievements to Date

- Sponsored first community-based loan fund for Greater Toronto
Area
- Founding member of the Metro Community Loans Fund
- Established first small business resource centre for new
Canadians in Ontario
- Established first consortium of non-profit business resource
centres to serve Toronto region.
- Established first business resource centre for Aboriginal
people in greater Toronto region.
- CBRC's jobs Ontario Community Enterprise Program in First Tier
of delivery organizations across Ontario.
- CBRC's Self Employment Assistance Program has maintained a
business start-up success rate exceeding 80% for 5 years.
- Founding member of Community Economics magazine.
- Established the first sectoral defined entrepreneurship
programs in Ontario (food production, Internet-based
businesses).
- Successfully managed the first two province-wide conferences o
community economic development.
- Published resource book: Starting Your Community Business.
- Established certificate program in Community-based Development
offered by St. Francis Xavier University.
- Founding member of the Digby Partnership (a national
partnership of 14 comunity economic development organizations).
- Established first Internet-based entrepreneurship training
program and community economic development resource centre for
community economic development organizations in Canada (start
date, February 1998).
Full profile

Full profile

Gabriella Zoltan-Johan
Title:
SEB Program Co-Ordinator
Telephone:
(416) 289-5000
Ext:
8632
Facsimile:
(416) 463-7943
Email:
info@cbrc.com
Adelaida Tapel
Title:
Contact
Telephone:
(416) 415-2370
Facsimile:
(416) 415-2371
Email:
info@cbrc.com

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Country of Ownership:
Canada  
Year Established:
1989
Exporting:
No  
Primary Industry (NAICS):
611690 - All Other Schools and Instruction
Primary Business Activity:
Services  
Total Sales ($CDN):
$1,000,000 to $4,999,999 
Number of Employees:
15 
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - EMPLOYMENT SKILLS/CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - EVALUATION AND VALIDATION
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - CURRICULUM DESIGN
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - TRAINING PROGRAM DELIVERY

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Some of the information on this Web page has been provided by external sources. The Government of Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information supplied by external sources. Users wishing to rely upon this information should consult directly with the source of the information. Content provided by external sources is not subject to official languages, privacy and accessibility requirements.

Contacts

Contact information

Gabriella Zoltan-Johan
Title:
SEB Program Co-Ordinator
Telephone:
(416) 289-5000
Ext:
8632
Facsimile:
(416) 463-7943
Email:
info@cbrc.com
Adelaida Tapel
Title:
Contact
Telephone:
(416) 415-2370
Facsimile:
(416) 415-2371
Email:
info@cbrc.com
Description

Company description

Country of Ownership:
Canada  
Year Established:
1989
Exporting:
No  
Primary Industry (NAICS):
611690 - All Other Schools and Instruction
Primary Business Activity:
Services  
Total Sales ($CDN):
$1,000,000 to $4,999,999 
Number of Employees:
15 
Products, services and licensing

Product / Service / Licensing

Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - EMPLOYMENT SKILLS/CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - EVALUATION AND VALIDATION
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - CURRICULUM DESIGN
Service Name:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING SERVICES - TRAINING PROGRAM DELIVERY
Last Update Date 2015-11-04
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