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Hairstyling Business: Volunteer Basis and Licensing Exam

hairstyling business: Too little to pass the required licensing exam to work in a hair salon, according to CBC. He was one of the few to arrive here alone. When he first arrived to Canada in 2016, along with the wave of Syrian refugees, 24-year-old Jneid spoke little English. And while he styled people's hair to keep up his skills, it was all done on a volunteer basis. He makes house calls. Syrian hair stylist tries to build new career in Moncton Moncton struggles to keep up with pace of Syrian arrivals Fast-forward a year and a half, and Jneid has not only obtained his hairdressing licence, but he's bought himself a car and opened a mobile hairstyling business in Moncton. ( As reported in the news.