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200 Fijian Businesses In Canada

Fijians living in Canada have elevated from just having a random job to join­ing professional organizations, leader­ship roles and even owning businesses.
03 Dec 2022 13:32
200 Fijian Businesses In Canada
A proud Fijian poses with Fiji Airways crew members at the Vancouver International Airport on November 28, 2022. Photo: Selita Rabuku

Fijians living in Canada have elevated from just having a random job to join­ing professional organizations, leader­ship roles and even owning businesses.

Raghwa Gopal, the president and chief ex­ecutive officer for Innovate BC in Canada is one of them.

Innovate BC is a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia which funds entrepreneurial support programmes in the province. Innovate BC focuses on the support of technology startups and entrepreneurs through programmes, sponsorship and com­petitions that facilitate technology commer­cialization.

Mr Gopal said with more than 50,000 Fijians now living all over Canada, at least 200 busi­nesses are owned by Fijians.

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Story By: selita.bolanavanua@fijisun.com.fj



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