With the popularization of crowdfunding (public platforms where entrepreneurs can pitch their ideas in hopes of gaining financial support), the Canadian government and various Provincial governments have begun to weigh in on the implications for early-stage businesses. In this article I hope to offer some insight into the recent changes
In my first year with Mentor Works, I have been given the opportunity to compile and present key information pertaining to important sectors of the Canadian economy, especially those of which the Federal and Provincial Governments have targeted government funding initiatives towards. I have adapted my industry reports into blog
At over $500 billion in 2014, Canadians’ consumer debt levels are cause for alarm. Consumer debt encapsulates the outstanding debt of consumers that funds consumable goods which do not appreciate in value, including vehicle loans, item purchases, etc. Canadians’ debt related to mortgages represents $1 trillion, though this can be
The state of Canada-Europe trade is undergoing a significant change and Canadian SMEs looking to or currently exporting within Europe should take notice. The Government of Canada recently announced an Agreement-in-Principle of the completed text of the trade pact, which pushes the Agreement forward into the next phase – translation
The formation of a primarily local supply or distribution chain can be a daunting task for any Canadian small business owner. Most Canadian businesses find themselves unable to tap into their surrounding business communities for potential product suppliers or sales leads. Therefore, they are forced to rely on foreign sources
Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT) is a non-profit organization that looks to attract foreign investors and business opportunities to the Kitchener-Waterloo Region. We have previously talked about CTT’s Business Expansion Objectives; however, we did not completely cover all of the Canada Technology Triangle’s beneficial attributes. The CTT offers a wide variety
Legal Guidance About Risk Assessment of Bill 168 as shared by the legal team at Pavey, Law & Witteveen LLP. To receive guidance about risk assessments and to determine if Bill 168 is applicable to your business or organization, please contact them directly at www.paveylaw.com.
Bill 168, Occupational Health and Safety