Syrian Canadians want program to bring in relatives

October 7th, 2014 → 7:28 am @

An Ottawa man says he wants better solutions when it comes to getting his relatives out of Syria and into the safety of Canada than relying on the refugee process. Thair Hafez, a small business owner, came to Canada from Syria in the mid 1980s. If I h…


Moncton Miracles looking for new owner and new coach

October 2nd, 2014 → 11:16 am @

The Moncton Miracles basketball team is facing many questions heading into its fourth season as it seeks a new owner and new coach. Paul Riley, commissioner of the National Basketball League of Canada says the Miracles do however have a new general m…


New anti-spam law concerns small business operators

June 24th, 2014 → 9:19 pm @

Canada’s tough new anti-spam legislation kicks in on July 1, meaning businesses that send out unwanted emails and even social media messages could face some massive fines.


Dragon Bruce Croxon: We can take on the U.S.?

January 23rd, 2013 → 3:02 pm @

Canada needs to get its act together to finance later-stage companies or we will continue to lose out to the U.S., entrepreneur and investor says


Small business comes together to support Startup Canada

August 23rd, 2012 → 11:30 am @

Startup Canada has been on a national campaign to boost entrepreneurship across the country for months, and is highlighting some of the small businesses that have supported it along the way with just one month of events left on its schedule.


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August 17th, 2012 → 11:16 am @

EDMONTON – In downtown Edmonton, Tony Shirt sits in the boardroom of Canada’s oldest and biggest aboriginal bank with more than $1 billion in assets, offices in five provinces and loans to hundreds of aboriginal-run businesses.


How Harper can save the economy with moonlighting

August 3rd, 2012 → 1:21 pm @

Canada can learn a lot from France, where a new tax status for the self-employed has created a boom in start-ups


Immigration Road Show in Windsor

August 2nd, 2012 → 7:47 am @

Local business groups and agencies working with recent arrivals  to Canada met with the federal government’s traveling roadshow on immigration Wednesday to push for better programs for newcomers to address Windsor and Essex County’s workforce needs. C…


Health insurer’s U.S.-style plan seeks to manage? members? drug costs

July 25th, 2012 → 9:14 pm @

Under a type of plan that is virtually unheard of in Canada, Great-West Life will try to determine if appropriate lower-cost medicines are available in place of big-ticket specialty drugs


Deal for new bridge expected this week

June 12th, 2012 → 11:33 pm @

Officials from Michigan and Canada are expected to gather at Cobo Center on Friday morning to announce a long-sought joint agreement on a new bridge across the Detroit River.