Getting house in order top priority for Canadian businesses: BDC
Indebted businesses more ‘fragile’ than during 1st wave, Business Development Bank of Canada economist warns.
BDC records $218M net loss for 2020 fiscal, remains confident
Higher net fair value depreciation on capital investments due to uncertainty and volatility.
Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later
Business Development Bank of Canada and EDC are getting the terms of the loan programs together.
Scotiabank launches EDC Business Credit Availability Program
The EDC BCAP is structured as a one-year operating credit or cash flow term loan of up to $6.25 million, with 80% guaranteed by EDC
Business confidence down, but companies still plan to invest: BDC
Will spend on intangible assets such as technology, marketing, intellectual property and employee training-over the next 12 months.
Feds bolster BDC’s ability to provide more capital to clean tech companies
Funding will allow the bank to take on more risk so high-potential clean tech firms can expand and hire additional staff.
BDC announces $280M in financing to support Atlantic SMEs
Canadian companies having trouble obtaining financing for investment projects.
Businesses are confident enough to boost investment: BDC
Canadian manufacturers among those with big spending plans.
BDC creates $135M venture fund for clean tech startups
ICE Venture Fund II is a follow-on to the original fund, which invested in 18 firms.
SMEs are having a tough time scaling up: BDC
Only one in 1,000 companies grew past the 100-employee mark.
Alberta SMEs to cut spending 27%: survey
BDC surprised by the magnitude of the drop to $11 billion this year.
BDC earmarks additional $500M for SMEs impacted by lower oil prices
Development bank will also expand its advisory services to help companies adjust their business operations.
Spring Loaded takes home top 2015 BDC Young Entrepreneur award
Newfoundland firm will use $100,000 cash award for new rapid carbon-fibre and composites manufacturing equipment.
SMEs eager to invest in new projects, BDC survey says
Companies in Ontario lead the charge, followed closely by BC and the Prairies.
BDC Capital partners with Rotman’s CDL accelerator
Graduates now eligible for convertible note investments.
BDC expands technology partnership in the US for SMEs
Canadian Technology Accelerator program makes it easier for Canadian companies to break into global markets.
Modest growth forecast for five key industry sectors
Conference Board of Canada, BDC report says companies are looking for new markets
Canada’s mid-sized firms in decline: BDC
Manufacturing sector worst hit, losing half its firms between 2006 and 2010.
Entrepreneurs’ investment intentions on the upswing
BDC survey suggests SMEs will invest in major machinery and equipment, HR, working capital and IT to boost productivity.
Oil and gas investments fuel growth in manufacturing: CBOC
Oil prices expected to stay high, which will drive demand for finished goods and support activities, the report suggests.
2015 the earliest for full production recovery
It’s going to take until 2015, at the earliest for many Canadian industries to hit pre-recession levels of production, says a Conference Board of Canada report.
BDC says credit conditions improving
Development bank posts $357-million profit – increases thanks to less credit lending