"Let’s be unafraid of taking on the world as tomorrow’s leaders."

Project BeyshickUntil recently, for me, this line was just a grouping words – words that our leaders keep repeating to give us hope and strength to keep going. After going through Project Beyshick, we the 16  participants have been shown that being tomorrow’s leaders is entirely possible and entirely worth it.

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Image He is the epitome of entrepreneurial success. Back in July 2001, despite the downturn phase of the technology industry, Isopia, a company he co-founded was acquired by Sun Microsystems Inc., USA for USD $100 Million. Yes, he is a South Asian living in Toronto and if you haven’t heard about him yet, it’s time you did …

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Winning business plan pits produce against rampant diabetes

ImageFresh fruits and vegetables are scarce commodities in the remote northern community Darcy Kejick calls home.

The lack of healthy food choices, along with a lack of exercise, help explain why diabetes is rampant in North Spirit Lake, a tiny Nishnawbe Aski Nation community about 600 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.

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Darcy Kejick, a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, has received an award for his recent business plan. Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler together with Minister for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Harinder Takhar, POA Educational Foundation Chairman Aditya Jha, and Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) president Harvey Yesno, awarded contest winner Kejick with $15,000 toward a business plan during an awards event today at Queen's Park.

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THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 28 /CNW/ – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler together with Minister for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Harinder Takhar, POA Educational Foundation Chairman Aditya Jha, and Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) president Harvey Yesno, awarded contest winner Darcy Kejick with $15,000 toward a business plan during an awards event today at Queen's Park.

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