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Feature Manufacturing Economy General
April 30, 2020  

Family-owned companies: Major players in Canada’s economy

They account for 60% of manufacturers in the small-medium segment.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 30, 2020  

Got a business idea to help combat COVID-19?

Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process and access to research talent for SMEs.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
November 25, 2019  

Canadian SMEs remain nimble in the face of change

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: American Express SME

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 14, 2019  

SMEs say trade is key to economic growth: FedEx survey

But 48% of respondents say variations in fees and tariffs have been a major challenge.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 13, 2019  

Federal program to protect SMEs from cyber threats

Voluntary cyber security certification will help businesses achieve a baseline level of cybersecurity.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 19, 2019  

Firms know little about CETA as Canada pushes diversifying exports

Government survey shows only 7% of the polled businesses were familiar with details of the Canada-EU deal.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 18, 2019  

SMEs can now apply for funding for energy-saving projects

Money from Climate Action Incentive Fund for companies in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General Technology
December 7, 2018  

White paper offers roadmap to adopting Industry 4.0

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Bosch Rexroth’s report,

News Government Manufacturing General
February 28, 2018  

Federal cybersecurity strategy follows ‘overlap, lack of clarity’

New centre will offer cybersecurity guidance to SMEs lacking resources or know-how to fend off hackers and other threats.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
June 12, 2017  

Économie du savoir Mauricie get $740K to boost innovation

Funding will be used to assist manufacturing SMEs upgrade innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
March 17, 2017  

Help for Canadian startups expected in budget

Modifications in the budget are expected to make the existing Build in Canada Innovation Program far more ambitious.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

SMEs aren’t ready to take advantage of CETA: CME

Association estimates just 40,000 of Canada’s one million SMEs are exporters.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 20, 2016  

SMEs are having a tough time scaling up: BDC

Only one in 1,000 companies grew past the 100-employee mark.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 16, 2016  

$6.3M to support Eastern Ontario business development

FedDev Ontario money to boost SMEs’ commercialization efforts.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 23, 2016  

Liberal budget defers future small biz tax rate cuts

Rate will be fixed at 10.5% on first $500,000 of active business income.