Canada Business Network Blog
Archive: April 2012
Canadian Importers Database: Free information at your fingertips
Use this online tool to locate importers across the country, generate sales leads and make your business research easier.
Exporting? Protect your intellectual property
If you plan to expand your markets, make sure that you know how to protect your creative ideas and designs outside Canada. Safeguard your competitive edge.
Executive summaries: A key part of your business plan
Our guest blogger, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, provides part 2 of 4 of a series on developing a strong business plan.
Do your homework: Market research leads to business success
Getting ready to start a business? Find out how market research can give you the information you need to make your business a success.
Keeping it on the level: is a horizontal structure right for your business?
Find out how a horizontal organizational structure can help you make the most of your employees' talents.
Are you self-employed?
Learn about your rights and responsibilities when filing your tax and benefit return. Filing deadline is June 15, 2012, but any balance owing is due April 30th, 2012.
2012: International Year of Cooperatives
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of running a cooperative business.