Mississauga, Ontario (March 10, 2015) – Student teams and entrepreneurs, who are transforming lives through entrepreneurial action, were named 2015 Enactus Canada Regional Champions on March 9 in Mississauga.

At the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Central Canada, three champions were named for the Capital One Financial Education Challenge, Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge and TD Entrepreneurship Challenge,.

2015 Capital One Financial Education Challenge

  • Lambton College
  • St. Lawrence College
  • University of Ottawa

2015 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge

  • Lambton College
  • University of Windsor
  • Ryerson University

2015 TD Entrepreneurship Challenge

  • Lambton College
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Windsor
  • Development League: Seneca College

Post-secondary students who balance a full-time course load and a full-time business competed in the Student Entrepreneur Competition, and two were named regional champions:

2015 Student Entrepreneur National Competition

Two outstanding female students were also presented with the HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow award for Central Canada:

“Every year, our socially-conscious, entrepreneurial students amaze us by demonstrating their drive to succeed and their desire to give something back,” said Nicole Almond, President of Enactus Canada. “Seeing our community of business, academic and student leaders in action is inspirational and gives you hope for the future.”

Regional champions will move on to the national level of competition taking place May 11-13 at the 2015 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario.


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, this country’s largest student leadership development organization, is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,400 entrepreneurial postsecondary students led 250 community empowerment projects and business ventures this past year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 36 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.

Media Inquiries:

Jody Lundrigan
Director of Communications
Enactus Canada
E: jody@enactus.ca
P:416.304.1566 ext.222
M: 416.346.0131