Fall 2023 Business Training Wraps Up with Pitching Practice and La Prosciutteria

After three months of beginner and advanced streams of business training on essential topics like marketing and sales, business regulations and licensing, pricing and profit scaling, management methods and client relations, our Fall 2023 Business Development Training Program recently wrapped up with Business Pitching Workshop. Each entrepreneur was able to craft impressive business plans and…

RECAP: AHC’s 2nd Annual Community Experience Sharing Forum – Building Inclusive Communities: A Common Vision

This past November, AHC’s Community Capacity Building Program hosted their 2nd Annual Community Experience Sharing Forum – Building Inclusive Communities: A Common Vision With a focus on fostering a strong sense of community and celebrating the power of collaboration, the day saw community members and leaders with diverse backgrounds come together, share their varied experiences,…

AHC’s Stem-Literacy Club Receives Canada Post Community Foundation Support

Earlier this October, AHC staff met with Canada Post to receive a generous grant of $20,000 (and a lovely plaque) from the Canada Post Community Foundation to support a significant initiative in Edmonton – AHC’s STEM-Literacy Club. The after-school program provides a free and accessible space for marginalized children from low-income, indigenous, immigrant, refugee, and…

Rural Small Centres Hosts Winter Badminton Tournament in Camrose.

Earlier this October, AHC’s Rural Small Centres’ Team hosted their first Winter Badminton Tournament in Camrose.  Inclusion in sports has innumerable benefits for youth, but many newcomer youth face barriers to sports due to sports organizations and facilities not anticipating their background and accommodating to their different languages and cultures.  We are so happy to…

A message from the AHC family to support our community members affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

A message from the AHC family to support our community members affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria   On Monday, February 6, 2023, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, left significant damage in Turkey and Syria. Several thousand individuals have lost their lives, and millions more have been displaced or are still missing, affecting an…

AHC takes part in the 43rd Annual BDC Small Business Week

AHC takes part in the 43rd Annual BDC Small Business Week Small Business Week is an annual celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy since 1979. This annual event is organized by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) every third week of October.   The celebration gathers entrepreneurs (prospective and existing) at…

AHC marks its 7th Annual ESP Graduation Ceremony

On October 24, 2022, AHC celebrated its 7th Annual Celebration of Entrepreneurial Successes at Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre.  This annual graduation ceremony honours the dedication and commitment of the entrepreneurs from the Entrepreneurship Supports Program, including newcomers who have made significant investments in leveraging AHC’s resources dedicated to SME support.  Each year, AHC’s…