Busi­nesses ig­nited

Canning Times - - OPINION -

RATEPAYERS paid for two busi­ness own­ers to at­tend an in­ten­sive pro­gram at Curtin Univer­sity called Ig­ni­tion last month.

The schol­ar­ship to the Ig­ni­tion pro­gram was part of the City of Can­ning’s pi­lot busi­ness men­tor­ing pro­gram.

Shel­ley res­i­dent Ni­cole Smith is in the test­ing stage of a uniquely shaped scone that is easy to hold and eat.

Fren­dale’s Ian Balfe is de­vel­op­ing an in­sur­ance app.

Can­ning Mayor Paul Ng said both re­cip­i­ents ex­em­pli­fied the in­no­va­tion and cre­ativ­ity which made Can­ning “such a hot­bed for busi­ness suc­cess”.

Deputy Mayor Lind­say Hol­land with schol­ar­ship re­cip­i­ents Ian Balfe and Ni­cole Smith and City of Can­ning strate­gic po­si­tion­ing ex­ec­u­tive man­ager Mark Holdsworth.

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