New centre will offer cybersecurity guidance to SMEs lacking resources or know-how to fend off hackers and other threats.
Funding will be used to assist manufacturing SMEs upgrade innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.
Modifications in the budget are expected to make the existing Build in Canada Innovation Program far more ambitious.
Association estimates just 40,000 of Canada’s one million SMEs are exporters.
Only one in 1,000 companies grew past the 100-employee mark.
FedDev Ontario money to boost SMEs’ commercialization efforts.
Rate will be fixed at 10.5% on first $500,000 of active business income.
Hidden “bridge benefit” perk amounts to an extra $8,000 per retiree annually.
PwC, World Bank report puts Canada in the top 10 globally for ease of payment.
BDC surprised by the magnitude of the drop to $11 billion this year.
Only 19% reported a benefit from the lower dollar, 44% no impact.
Businesses with less than 500 employees created 80% of private sector jobs.
Help for product development, smart manufacturing.
Study calls for increased market diversification and closing the gap on the continuing shortage of skilled labour.
HSBC examines their critical role