Jack Rabba, founder of Rabba Fine Foods, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by Canadian Immigrant Magazine, as well as one of the Top 25 Canadians honoured by the same magazine.
In its 13th year, the awards program recognizes inspirational immigrants who have made a positive impact in their communities, including success in business.
“I am deeply honoured to be recognized alongside so many Canadians who are working tirelessly to make our country a better place,” said Rabba. “We are blessed to play a role in strengthening the neighbourhoods and communities in which we live. We take our responsibility to heart–and I’m not alone in embracing this task. I wish to extend my congratulations and thanks to all the people at Rabba Fine Foods and all its associated wholesale, food and real estate businesses.”
The top 75 finalists for were selected by a panel of judges, and the top 25 by popular voting, held from July 26 to September 17. The complete list of Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award honourees, including a personal message from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulating them, can be found online at canadianimmigrant.ca.