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CAF Veteran finds new mission creating military proud apparel companyMilitary Member takes his dangerous dress shirt to Dragon DenMilitary Spouse finds Success Owning her own FranchiseThe Canadian Franchising Association launches CFA Military Veterans ProgramThe MFRC-NCR Self-Employment Club Launch a Success

CAF Veteran finds new mission creating military proud apparel company

Canadian Armed Forces veteran Nick Stroesser’s t-shirt company Corporal4Life Apparel is where Canadian military pride meets affordable style. The former CAF member draws inspiration from his time in the military, whether it was his time serving in Afghanistan or as a firefighter in the Royal Canadian Air Force, or being part of the Essex and Kent...
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Military Member takes his dangerous dress shirt to Dragon Den

The fashionable mind behind the “World’s Most Dangerous Dress Shirt” line, Jeff Alpaugh, will be sharing his idea on the small screen this fall after landing an opportunity with CBC’s Dragon’s Den. After opening his first store last fall in New Brunswick, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member-turned-businessman decided it was time to take the World...
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Military Spouse finds Success Owning her own Franchise

As military spouse Melanie Fenner will tell you, spouses work their way up the ladder only to be posted, once again, before they can rise to the top at their places of employment. In 2013, Fenner took the step to break this cycle, decided to become her own boss and opened a Pita Pit restaurant. Fenner...
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The Canadian Franchising Association launches CFA Military Veterans Program

The Canadian Franchising Association (CFA), in partnership with the Department of National Defence, recently launched the CFA Military Veterans Program. The CFA is offering a free informative session to help veterans understand franchise ownership and the Military Veterans program on Sunday, April 17 in Ottawa. The CFA Military Veterans Program is designed to help veterans who...
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The MFRC-NCR Self-Employment Club Launch a Success

The National Capital Region Military Family Resource Centre’s Self Employment Club kicked off February 4th. Nearly 25 participants met at the Ottawa MFRC for the club’s first meeting which focused on Social Media 101. The MFRC-NCR plans to have the club meet monthly and cover a broad range of topics benefiting entrepreneurs. Each meeting will...
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