April 11, 2023 – CBC PEI: Black Island entrepreneurs will now have a new place to turn for help.
The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) launched its PEI chapter on Thursday at an event attended by about 30 people, including aspiring entrepreneurs and officials with the City of Charlottetown, Town of Stratford and the province.
“Since 18 years ago when I came to PEI, the Black diaspora has been growing exponentially,” said Kevin Lloyd, regional business manager for CBCC.
“A lot of the demographics are now diverse here. A lot of [Black Islanders] are here who want to start businesses and they don’t have the tools and the knowledge to do so.”
Read the full CBC PEI story by Nicola MacLeod here