Welcome to Operation Entrepreneur

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts and prayers are with HM The Queen, our President HRH The Prince of Wales, and the Royal Family, at this time.

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Skilled Veterans. Confident Entrepreneurs.

Empowering Entrepreneurs
Operation Entrepreneur is a national, bilingual program helping Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, and their families successfully transition from service, explore second career options, and build the community necessary to confidently start phase two of their lives.


Introduction to Entrepreneurship is designed for those exploring entrepreneurship and looking for networking opportunities.
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Boot camps

This award-winning intensive business boot camp is designed for those ready to get serious about moving their business forward.
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The mentoring program matches business owners with experienced entrepreneurs and industry professionals.
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Ongoing support

Available online, our on demand support includes curated lists of national and regional resources, podcasts, learning modules, and BuyVeteranCA.
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Some of our graduates
HERO Dog Treats

"The Boot Camp provided me the confidence and the tools to narrow my vision into laser focus, with the support of professors and business leaders." 

Leendert Bolle
16 years, Sergeant in the Special Forces
Owner, HERO Dog Treats 
Elite Training Programs

"The biggest thing I took away from the boot camp was the ability to talk about my challenges to a group of fellow entrepreneurs who were able to provide insightful and honest feedback."

Wes Kennedy
8 Years, Special Forces
Owner, Elite Training Programs 
Quality Pro Painting

"The knowledge, encouragement and support I found from the Prince’s Charities was invaluable. They were very motivated to help us succeed in taking the next steps in our business."

Matt Dittburner
4 years, Corporal
Owner, Quality Pro Painting
Protocol Limousines

"Boot camp was the perfect opportunity to discuss my business project with people that have been through all the steps in starting a successful business."

Tommy Allaire
8 years, Corporal
Owner, Protocol Limousines 
Magnus Protection and Security

"Boot Camp was an incredible opportunity, which provided much-needed focus. In the CAF we are adept at problem solving, setting and achieving goals and all the while staying true to our core values."

Mike Daignault
14 years, Master Corporal in the Special Forces
Owner, Magnus Protection and Security
Technologies Quebec

"Boot camp gave me tools that I was looking for but was unable to find before. It gave me these experiences for free and helped me start my business"

Jonathan Trudel
6 years, Private
Owner, Technologies Quebec