Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

December 09, 2010 08:30 ET

The Votes Are In! Canadian Youth Business Foundation Names Winner of the 2010 CYBF People's Choice Award!

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2010) - The people have spoken! The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) announced today that Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario-based Café Natüra is the winner of the 2010 CYBF People's Choice Award, an exciting new category in the 2010 CYBF Chairman's Awards program.

The CYBF Chairman's Awards were created to celebrate excellence in youth entrepreneurship across Canada and to recognize that these start-ups are the driving force behind Canada's economic growth and prosperity. The CYBF People's Choice Award was developed to generate awareness of the unique, creative and often innovative ideas of young entrepreneurs across Canada, and encouraged Canadians from coast to coast to coast to participate in the selection process by voting through various social media platforms.

"The Canadian Youth Business Foundation congratulates Kelly Burton, owner of Café Natüra, on winning the 2010 CYBF People's Choice Award," says Vivian Prokop, chief executive officer, CYBF. "Café Natüra is a prime example of how young entrepreneurs are positively impacting their communities. Not only has Kelly turned her dream into a reality but she has also inspired the next generation of entrepreneurs through her remarkable success."

Kelly Burton and Café Natüra, will receive a prize package valued at up to $5,000, which includes a cash prize and a national media and promotional campaign. Additionally, Café Natüra will be showcased at the annual CYBF Chairman's Awards celebration in Toronto in the spring of 2011, which is attended by media and leading Canadian business icons.

Café Natüra is dedicated to the health and wellness of the community in which it serves. Run by qualified nutritionists and naturopathic doctors, Café Natüra provides high-quality organic and locally produced food and natural health supplements for all ages and dietary needs. For more information, please visit www.cafenatura.ca. To view the winning video entry, please click here.

About the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the 'go to' place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing our nation's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring, to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. Information about CYBF is available at www.cybf.ca.

Contact Information

  • CYBF Media Contact:
    Rachel Azagury
    Senior Manager, Social Media, Media and Events, CYBF
    Phone: 866-646-2922 x2111
    Cell: 647-834-2923
    razagury@cybf.ca