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May 17, 2019, 16:52 ET End of steel, aluminum, and retaliatory tariffs welcome news to small businesses

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased by today's announcement that the Canadian and U.S....


May 17, 2019, 14:30 ET The Canada Training Benefit: Empowering Canada's workforce to adapt and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

New benefit will give workers time and money to keep their skills up to date and in demand EDMONTON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The nature of work is...


May 17, 2019, 11:34 ET Canada unveils support for Canadian innovation by small businesses to reduce plastic waste and beat plastic pollution

SYDNEY, NS, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is working with Canadians across the country to protect its land and water from plastic waste. Not only is...


May 17, 2019, 09:30 ET Aéro Montréal 2019 Annual General Meeting

Québec's aerospace cluster champions innovation MONTRÉAL, May 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéro Montréal, Quebec's aerospace cluster, today announced...


May 16, 2019, 13:45 ET The Canada Training Benefit: Empowering Canada's workforce to adapt and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

New benefit will give workers time and money to keep their skills up to date and in demand TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The nature of work is...


May 13, 2019, 13:00 ET Minister Joly announces investment in women-led companies in Victoria

Government of Canada invests $286,000 to help three women-owned or -led companies in Victoria and surrounding area grow and export VICTORIA, BC, May...


May 10, 2019, 11:19 ET The Minister of National Revenue announces expanded service to help small businesses

OTTAWA, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Small businesses make significant contributions in communities across Canada and are an integral part of the Canadian...


May 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Small businesses welcome CRA expansion of Liaison Officer service

TORONTO, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) expansion of the Liaison Officer service, announced today, is a positive step in...


May 09, 2019, 15:45 ET The Difference a Little Recognition Makes

When starting a business, entrepreneurs often don't realize how difficult it can actually be to run a successful venture. They struggle with...


May 09, 2019, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Lebouthillier to announce an expanded Liaison Officer Service for small businesses/

MONTREAL, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue will make an announcement regarding the improvement in ...


May 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Québec manufacturing SMEs have on average eight positions to fill

MONTREAL, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - According to the latest results from STIQ's Baromètre industriel québécois (Quebec Industrial Barometer), SMEs...


May 08, 2019, 17:12 ET Media advisory - Minister Lebouthillier to announce an expanded Liaison Officer Service for small businesses

MONTREAL, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue will make an announcement regarding the improvement in ...


May 08, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada helping small businesses innovate

Canadian small businesses invited to develop innovative solutions to two new challenges OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - As the single largest purchaser...


May 07, 2019, 16:05 ET Women in Tech trade mission to Silicon Valley: Montréal startups form business ties in the world's leading technology incubator

MONTRÉAL, May 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its team of Acclr experts took part in a trade mission to...


May 07, 2019, 05:00 ET Small startup event company makes big impact with Sir Richard Branson as keynote speaker

TORONTO, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - On June 10th, 2019 Niagara startup Haste and Hustle will welcome Sir Richard Branson to the historic Mattamy Athletic...


May 04, 2019, 18:30 ET Minister Ng announces investment in women-led companies in Edmonton

Government of Canada invests $1.2 million to help 13 women-led companies in Edmonton and surrounding area grow and export EDMONTON, May 4, 2019 /CNW/ ...


May 04, 2019, 17:00 ET Minister Ng announced investments in export promotion and women entrepreneurs in Alberta

Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion shared how the federal government is helping small business owners start up, scale up and...


May 04, 2019, 15:15 ET Minister Ng announces investment in the Edmonton Trade Accelerator Program

Government of Canada invests nearly $1.3 million to help up to 345 small and medium-sized businesses in Alberta export EDMONTON, May 4, 2019 /CNW/ -...


May 03, 2019, 17:00 ET IOU Announces Proposed Share Consolidation

MONTREAL, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - IOU Financial Inc. ("IOU" or the "Company") (TSXV: IOU), a leading online lender to small businesses...


May 03, 2019, 15:45 ET Minister Ng announces investment in women-led companies in Calgary

Government of Canada invests $900,000 to help nine women-led companies in Calgary and surrounding area grow and export CALGARY, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ -...


May 03, 2019, 10:30 ET Social.mom is looking to break into the U.S. and French markets

The Government of Canada awards $350,000 in funding to this business in Shefford in the Cantons-de-l'Est SHEFFORD, QC, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ -...


May 02, 2019, 16:00 ET EDC unveils $50M program for more Canadian women entrepreneurs to take on the world

Women in Trade Investments Program will provide more access to growth capital for Canadian women entrepreneurs engaged in export trade OTTAWA, May 2, ...


May 01, 2019, 15:30 ET Cominar partners with Storefront to promote new pop-up spaces in high traffic shopping centers in Canada

MONTRÉAL, May 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Cominar has partnered with Storefront, the world's largest marketplace of short-term retail spaces, to promote...


Apr 26, 2019, 15:30 ET Commerce international Côte-Nord will be able to continue supporting exporting SMEs in the region

The Government of Canada awards over $400,000 in funding to support the export promotion organization BAIE-COMEAU, QC, April 26, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ -...


Apr 26, 2019, 15:15 ET Minister Lametti announces investment in the Montréal Trade Accelerator Program

Government of Canada invests up to $1.9 million to help up to 360 small and medium-sized businesses export to new markets MONTRÉAL, April 26, 2019...