I have had the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs from various countries, through my active involvement in a global youth movement, called the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance. This international experience has made me realize that Montreal has everything it takes to be among the best cities for entrepreneurs in the world.
Winston Chan is an entrepreneur and owns a health clinic in Montreal since 2004. He is a blogger for Huffington Post Quebec. He graduated as Doctor of Chiropractic with distinction in 2004 at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He is the Junior Sherpa Elect for the Canadian Delegation at the 2015 G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance Summit. He is a member of the B20 Taskforce on Employment. He represented Canada at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Summit in Australia in 2014 and in Russia in 2013. He was Vice-President from 2006 to 2011 and President of the Board of the Federation of Young Chambers of Commerce in the Canadian province of Québec from 2011 to 2013. Since 2005, he sits in numerous boards of directors in youth, health, education and arts sectors. He was selected as an international visitor leader by the French Government in 2013 and by the Chinese Government in 2015. In 2012, he was named by the business newspaper Journal Les Affaires Top 25 under 40 in Québec. He is the President and Co-founder of the Young Leaders Circle of the International Economic Forum.
At the beginning of September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make his first official visit to China and will also participate in the G20 Summit with the Heads of State of Hangzhou. As a Sherpa Delegate for this mission, I will personally have the honour of leading a Canadian delegation of 35 young entrepreneurs at the Summit.
08/31/2016 02:20 EDT
During the Summit, G20 leaders discussed urgent issues such the terrorist attacks in Paris. The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke about another crisis that isn't receiving much media attention -- global youth unemployment.
11/19/2015 12:37 EST
On November 15 and 16, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will be part of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Antalya, Turkey. G20 leaders will surely discuss urgent issues such the migrant crisis, the conflict in Syria and climate change. There is another crisis that isn't receiving much media attention: It is global youth unemployment.
11/13/2015 04:18 EST
The G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance Summit in Istanbul, Turkey brought together over 600 inspiring young entrepreneurs, thought leaders and leading entrepreneur-focused organizations from around the globe. Entrepreneurship is one of the key solutions to tackle high youth unemployment.
09/16/2015 12:31 EDT
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