Business Development Bank of Canada
Companies in Ontario lead the charge, followed closely by BC and the Prairies.
Manufacturing sector worst hit, losing half its firms between 2006 and 2010.
BDC survey suggests SMEs will invest in major machinery and equipment, HR, working capital and IT to boost productivity.
Oil prices expected to stay high, which will drive demand for finished goods and support activities, the report suggests.
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