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April 20, 2010 • Marketing

Networking to expand your business

If you are looking to expand your business or customer base, or to make your brand known, networking is an essential tool that can help you do so.

April 16, 2010 • Innovation, Products, Technology, Sales

Is RFID technology right for your business?

If used effectively and responsibly, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology can be very beneficial to your business.

April 2, 2010 • Regulations

Reducing Red Tape

Red tape is the popular term for rules and regulations, paperwork, permits and licenses that burden especially smaller businesses. Government recognizes the costs associated to this compliance.

March 5, 2010 • Entrepreneurship, Research and data

The State of Entrepreneurship in Canada

This report charts entrepreneurial activity in Canada over time and compares it with leading countries.

March 2, 2010 • Entrepreneurship, Research and data

Small Business Quarterly explores the state of entrepreneurship in Canada

The February 2010 edition of Industry Canada's Small Business Quarterly explores the state of entrepreneurship in Canada by comparing Canada and the United States using such measures as business birth and death rates, survival rates, and the presence of high-growth firms and gazelles.

January 25, 2010 • Import, Export, Regulations

What do Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Peru have in common?

They are the most recent countries to have a free trade agreement with Canada. The reduction or elimination of tariffs under these agreements can help you gain an edge in these markets. The favourable market conditions improve your access to new customers, investors and partners.

November 24, 2009 • Entrepreneurship, Taxation

Changes to employment insurance for the self-employed

The self-employed could soon choose to participate in employment insurance plans for support during life's financially challenging times (birth, adoption, sickness).

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