TFO Canada confronts the challenge of global poverty by promoting sustainable economic development through export information, advice and contact. TFO Canada facilitates access to the Canadian marketplace and shares Canadian trade expertise for the benefit of smaller exporters in developing countries. Founded in 1980, TFO Canada is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation.
Caribbean Craft’s Sales Continue to Grow
Although Haïti has significantly reduced its unemployment rates over the last decade, it still has one of the highest rates in the world. Providing hope and opportunities to those without a job, Caribbean Craft is an example of a Haïtian company combating unemployment. Now, with over 500 artisans working for Caribbean Craft in Port-au-Prince, Haïtian artisans have another way to obtain fair wages and health insurance. As Caribbean Craft continues to expand and has started to successfully export to Canada, there is no telling how many people will benefit from employment opportunities arising from this budding business....
The Laurier School of Business & Economics is one of Canada's leading business schools. With more than 4,500 students enrolled in full-time, part-time, PhD & Masters Programs, MBA, MABE, undergraduate and diploma programs, it is also one of the largest. The School has more than 100 full-time and 65 part-time faculty and is noted for its innovative programs and commitment to teaching excellence. Laurier develops leaders with skills in management and economics for a rapidly changing and complex global environment. It seeks to advance knowledge and practices in these fields by supporting both theoretical and applied research. The School also strives to serve business and its community by fostering mutually beneficial alliances with local, national and international leaders. Laurier produces some of Canada’s best aspiring business professionals and graduates who carry their knowledge and skills into influential positions. A cornerstone in Waterloo, Canada's Technology Triangle, Laurier SBE promotes innovation and entrepreneurial thinking and action, and takes a contemporary approach to addressing the challenges of business through research, teaching and application of knowledge.