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Small business uprising: How a Muslim student became an entrepreneur during the COVID-19 pandemic by starting an online hijab business

An online hijab business that began during the pandemic has thrived due to the ongoing support from social media platforms. Azelefa Co. is designed for women to build confidence and feel empowered, this is achieved through creating comfortable, breathable, and innovative hijabs.




Business development seminar at public library

‘A wonderful time for small business in Toronto’

Lindsey Taylor isn’t quite sure what business she wants to start. But she does know that she wants to get something going.

“Side hustles are pretty popular with the millennial generation so I wanted to learn more and potentially see how I could something in my spare time,” she said.

She was at the Danforth/Coxwell branch of the Toronto Public Library on the quiet evening of Sept. 26 in a meeting room bustling full of people of all ages and backgrounds.