Canada Business Network Blog
Turning passion into profit
Are you thinking of turning your hobby into a business? Be prepared to do your homework before making any decisions.
All in the numbers: Financials for your business plan
Our guest blogger, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, provides part 4 of 4 of a series on developing a strong business plan.
WHMIS: Keeping your workplace safe
Find out your duties as an employer or supplier if you deal with hazardous materials. WHMIS requires you to use, handle, store and dispose of controlled products safely.
What's in a name? Business value!
Protecting your business name helps minimize risk and maximize your brand equity.
Pitcher perfect – Wooing angel investors
If you need a new source of financing to start or expand your business, consider pitching to angel investors.
Statistics Canada's CANSIM: A check-up for your business plan
The CANSIM socio-economic database can help revive your business plan. You can access this database for free online.
Group buying discount: Friend or foe to your business?
Every day the Internet is full of deals being offered by group discount sites. Should your business jump on board?
Production planning: Show 'em you can do it
Our guest blogger, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, provides part 3 of 4 of a series on developing a strong business plan.
Canadian Importers Database: Free information at your fingertips
Use this online tool to locate importers across the country, generate sales leads and make your business research easier.
Exporting? Protect your intellectual property
If you plan to expand your markets, make sure that you know how to protect your creative ideas and designs outside Canada. Safeguard your competitive edge.