Ottawa, Ontario wins nation-wide community challenge by hosting more Global Entrepreneurship Week events than any other Canadian city TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Futurpreneur Canada wrapped up Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) by naming Ottawa, OntarioCanada's Top Entrepreneurial Community. Ottawa earned this distinction for the second year in a row by hosting 74 GEW events - 20 more than any other Canadian community. The city of Sherbrooke, Quebec was singled out as Canada's Entrepreneurial Hot Spot with the highest number of GEW events per capita. "I am very proud that Ottawa had been named Top Entrepreneurial City this year by Futurpreneur Canada," said City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. "This is a great recognition for our city and for all of the entrepreneurs who have shown that Ottawa is a leading city to turn a great business idea into reality." "It's the second time Sherbrooke participated in the Entrepreneurial Community Challenge. People were very interested in finding out what the programming looked like this year and to participate in other partner's activities!" said Julie Plamondon, Coordonnatrice of Entreprendre Sherbrooke. "GEW's a beautiful way to rally our community, a chance to see engagement efforts take a concrete form and a great opportunity for people to get together."