Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program has supported businesses and artists across Ontario with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online. Learn more about the program here.
Lise Leblanc is the owner of Lise Leblanc Counselling & Consulting, founded in 2018. Lise faced a long personal mental health journey and is now passionate about helping others with their own healing journeys.
Henry VanderSpek is a photographer based out of Toronto, Ontario. He created Culture Snap out of a love for capturing unique cultural moments. With help from ShopHERE, he was able to create an online store to sell products featuring his photography.
Andy’s Dance Party was created after owner, Andy Dewar spent time on different dance floors anywhere he could find music. He’s always the first one on the dance floor and the last one off.
Ashley J. MacDonald owns Rompclomp, a Hamilton-based furniture design studio focused on limited edition bold and playful furniture. With the help of ShopHERE, Ashley was able to bring Rompclomp’s unique furniture online.
Howard Cohen is an established automotive enthusiast. After spending the last sixty years building miniature cars and taking photographs for the past fifty years, Howard decided to take his love for cars to the next level and sell his work online.
From conception to reality, founder and owner of Pretty Little Secrets Beauty, Dianne Nguyen, helps Canadians highlight their true beauty by embracing one’s natural features.
Debi DeMutis is a reverend who specializes in counselling. She is also selling artwork and has devoted life and time to educating herself to better serve her clients.
After a conversation with a friend on their 55th birthday, Miriam Traher decided to pursue life without regrets by becoming an artist. The ShopHERE program helped Miriam bring her passion online to share her paintings with people around the world.
Szonja Vucsetics is a Hungarian-Canadian artist and art educator based in Toronto, Ontario exploring our relationship to land as the place that holds our stories.