EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1131 - October 18, 2005     3 of 4

eBay Canada Hands out Awards to Entrepreneurs

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eBay Canada announced the winners of the 2005 eBay Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, a recognition program honoring the best of eBay's Canadian entrepreneurs.

For his achievement, Mr. Francis Ochoco (eBay user ID urbanhuman) of Vancouver, British Columbia was awarded first place and receives $10,000 CDN worth of eBay Anything Points. Second place winner Mr. Andrea Alacchi (eBay user ID dol-auctions) of Lorraine, Quebec and third place winner Mr. Moez Ladha (eBay user ID momosworld) of Markham, Ontario, receive $5,000 and $2,000 CDN worth of eBay Anything Points respectively.

Over 200 entrants from across the country were judged on their description of their eBay-based business including the contribution eBay has made to their success, how they demonstrate eBay's community values and the positive impact these values have had on their eBay business.

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