Mississauga small businesses wary

By: Jon Cook The sluggish Canadian economy has some local small businesses split on whether to spend now or sit tight until conditions improve. Laura Artibello, the owner of Mailennium, a direct mail business with a staff of 15 in eastern Mississauga, has not increased her payroll since before the recession. “Flat” was how Artibello… Continue reading Mississauga small businesses wary

BDC Small Business Week Event- Wednesday October 17, 2012

  Wednesday October 17, 2012 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Mississauga Business Centre 4310 Sherwoodtowne Blvd, Suite 100 Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 4C4   ARE YOU RAMPING UP YOUR EXPORT ACTIVITIES? In the context of BDC Small Business Week™ 2012, we are pleased to invite you to an information breakfast featuring presentations from BDC’s partners about… Continue reading BDC Small Business Week Event- Wednesday October 17, 2012

Innovation & Your Business

Event Details: 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Breakfast & Networking 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Professional Development Series REGISTER HERE Guest Speakers/Topics: Brad Munro RS4 Marketing Group – Innovation and the impact on your top and bottom line. – Instill insight driven innovation into your process. – Accept failure and learn from it! Christopher Johnsen… Continue reading Innovation & Your Business

Small Business Week 2011

By Misha Waheed Every year the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) organises an event to bring together business people from around the community. The idea is to recognise entrepreneurs for their successful endeavours and to promote learning and networking among small companies. SBW originated back in 1979, when BDC business centres in British Columbia… Continue reading Small Business Week 2011

The Status of Entrepreneurship in Canada

By Bryan Watson BDC for the last few years has been conducting surveys to gain a better understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship in Canada and has just released the latest results. This report helps to reinforce the needs of entrepreneurs throughout Canada. Currently 10% of Canadians own their own business with the highest number… Continue reading The Status of Entrepreneurship in Canada