What We Do

We provide training, business coaching, mentorship, work shadowing, financial literacy support, in addition to our specialized workshops, alumni program and many networking opportunities. Our services will help newcomers learn about doing business in Canada and prepare them to become successful entrepreneurs. ONE Hub is a one-stop shop for aspiring entrepreneurial newcomers. Explore our services below.


ONE Hub Services


237 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa ON K2P 1B8


Our services are available throughout the year. The Entrepreneurial Training program starts at certain dates, see our Calendar. Please contact us for more details.

Who is Eligible

This program is only available for newcomers. You could register in our program if you:

  • are a Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee, or CUAET 
  • are resident of Ottawa only 
  • have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5+ in English.

If you do not meet the above criteria, please check these  Other Service Providers

Note: Our services are currently provided in English only, however, our staff will accommodate as much as possible.


Please check the eligibility criteria before you register for our program. If you are eligible, download and fill the registration form. Once you complete the form, please email it to Sara Tavassoli, email

Success Story 1
Within one month of arriving in Ottawa last fall, Halim L. discovered ONE Hub through online searches and joined the ONE Hub 8-week training program. Since he finished, he has now launched his business, Skilled Collar Canada, of providing international talent to Canadian employers. He also has his own website.
Cohort 4 | 2022-03-17
Success Story 2
Fahim H. launched his EyExcite website and Facebook page! His background is in human rights advocacy, but his passion is in calligraphy artwork. By the end of the training program, he was persuaded to pursue his passion and now it has come to fruition. All his artwork is for sale and he produces calligraphy in Arabic, Farsi and English. He also participated in the Explore Incubation Program from the ONE Hub partnership with Carleton University.
Cohort 5 | 2022-05-06
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