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Jul 15, 2019, 15:57 ET Call for nominations - Entreprendre ici's honorific grants

MONTREAL, July 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Entreprendre ici is pleased to announce the nomination period for the 2019 ethnocultural honorific grants, to...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC announces $300 million in commercial loans to fuel growth of Atlantic Canada businesses

New financing builds on 2017 commitment to lend $280 million to Atlantic entrepreneurs ST. JOHN'S, July 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank...


Jul 11, 2019, 17:30 ET Minister Ng announced investments in women entrepreneurs and met with small business owners in Montréal

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


Jul 11, 2019, 06:00 ET Coast Capital Savings and OnDeck Canada Announce Small Business Partnership

Coast Capital Savings, Canada's largest credit union by membership, and OnDeck Canada, a leading online lender to Canadian small businesses, today...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Pit Caribou microbrewery acquired with $3.4 million in financing from BDC Capital and Desjardins Capital

QUÉBEC and L'ANSE‑À‑BEAUFILS, QC, July 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital's Growth & Transition Capital division and Desjardins Capital have...


Jul 09, 2019, 13:15 ET British Columbia's steel and aluminum sector benefits from Western Economic Diversification Canada support

Government of Canada invests $100 million in small and medium-sized businesses across the country DELTA, BC, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's steel and...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:35 ET WILL announces 3 million tons of greenhouse gas offsets released for sale

Climate contribution from hundreds of Quebec SMBs and municipalities MONTREAL, July 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - WILL Solutions (WILL), Quebec's carbon...


Jul 09, 2019, 06:00 ET Strong online presence drives growth: BDC study

46% of respondents identify increased sales or revenues as the main benefit of being online. MONTREAL, July 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A new study...


Jul 08, 2019, 11:03 ET Government of Canada supports Alberta's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem

Calgary's Bow Valley College receives $25,000 to host the 2019 Innovation Rodeo, a five-day conference for entrepreneurs. CALGARY, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ ...


Jul 08, 2019, 09:17 ET L'Oréal Canada announces the 2019 finalists of their corporate accelerator program

MONTREAL, July 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - L'Oréal Canada is pleased to reveal the identity of the 5 startups that have been selected to participate in...


Jul 04, 2019, 12:02 ET Minister Duclos announces investment in women's entrepreneurship

Government of Canada invests up to $100,000 to facilitate expansion projects of a woman-owned company in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:40 ET Two SMEs in Lévis will be able to increase their productivity through support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

The Government of Canada provides $2 million in support to the innovative projects of the companies DK-Spec and Finar Steel Buildings LÉVIS, QC, July ...


Jul 03, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Champagne to visit local woman-led company/

BAIE-COMEAU, QC, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament ...


Jul 02, 2019, 10:55 ET Media Advisory - Minister Champagne to visit local woman-led company

BAIE-COMEAU, QC, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament ...


Jul 02, 2019, 09:30 ET Invitation to media - Richard Hébert to announce support for two SMEs operating in the Canadian steel sector

LÉVIS, QC, July 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Richard Hébert, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean...


Jun 28, 2019, 15:40 ET Minister Ng announces federal investment of up to $2.1 million in the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and woman-led businesses in southern Ontario

TORONTO, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is advancing women's economic empowerment with the first ever Women Entrepreneurship...


Jun 28, 2019, 12:08 ET The City of Courtenay joins BizPaL, Strengthening Local Businesses

Free online business permit and licence service saves time, reduces administrative burden and helps entrepreneurs COURTENAY, BC, June 28, 2019 /CNW/...


Jun 28, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Minister Hajdu announces investment in women entrepreneurs/

Government of Canada investing up to $1.8 million to help women entrepreneurs in northern Ontario PASS LAKE, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government ...


Jun 27, 2019, 12:27 ET Government of Canada helping small businesses innovate

Canadian small businesses invited to develop innovative solution to new challenge OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - As the single largest purchaser of...


Jun 27, 2019, 11:16 ET Minister Hajdu announces investment in women entrepreneurs

Government of Canada investing up to $1.8 million to help women entrepreneurs in northern Ontario PASS LAKE, ON, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government ...


Jun 26, 2019, 15:00 ET Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions supports RayonLed in creating innovative and energy-efficient lighting products

The Government of Canada awards $300,000 in financial assistance to this Brossard business BROSSARD, QC, June 26, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic ...


Jun 25, 2019, 16:03 ET Innovating sustainable fishing gear: Kingston company takes up the challenge!

KINGSTON, ON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Each year, more than eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world's oceans, and it is predicted that...


Jun 21, 2019, 15:33 ET Government of Canada supports two dairy processing businesses in Ontario

ST. MARYS, ON, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The dairy processing sector plays a vital role in Canada's economy, producing good, high-quality and nutritious...


Jun 20, 2019, 07:00 ET FedEx Awards $100,000 in Cash and Prizes to Top Ten Winners of its Annual Canadian Small Business Grant Contest

Wabanaki Maple Products Wins Grand Prize of $30,000, Plus $10,000 in Marketing and Consulting Services and a Meeting with FedEx Express Canada...


Jun 17, 2019, 16:52 ET Markham resident gets six months conditional sentence, fined for GST/HST fraud

NEWMARKET, ON, June 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that Niranjan Thirunavukkarasu (Thirunavukkarasu) of Markham,...