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Veterans Affairs Canada announces funding to Operation Entrepreneur in Calgary, Alberta.

January 24, 2020

On January 24, 2020 the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, announced funding for Operation Entrepreneur through the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund. Operation Entrepreneur will receive $390,000 over three years to expand its workshop and online learning programs for Veterans and their families to explore self-employment options. Operation Entrepreneur is a national program of Prince’s Trust Canada that provides training and support so Veterans and their families can transition to life after service by starting and growing successful businesses. The announcement took place during a career fair geared toward Canada’s Veterans and those transitioning to life after service. The Government of Canada’s Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund provides grants and contributions to approved private, public and academic organizations to support research, initiatives and projects that encourage or enhance the well-being of the Veteran community.

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