WindsorMISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO (March 14, 2016) – Student teams and entrepreneurs, who are transforming lives through entrepreneurial action, were named 2016 Enactus Canada Regional Champions on March 11 in Mississauga.

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


2016 Capital One Financial Education Challenge 

  • Ryerson University
  • University of Windsor

Ryerson2016 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge 

  • Ryerson University
  • University of Windsor

2016 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge 

  • Ryerson University
  • University of Windsor

2016 TD Entrepreneurship Challenge 

  • Lambton College
  • Concordia University
  • University of Windsor

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

Two outstanding female students were also presented with the HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow awards 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 2-4 at the 2016 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 2,650 entrepreneurial postsecondary students led 288 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

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