Canada Business Network Blog
Expand and diversify your seasonal business
Find strategies to help your seasonal business extend its operating season and generate income year-round.
Buying a franchise — are you ready to invest?
Becoming a franchisee may require a large investment. Learn about the costs, franchisor considerations and tools at your disposal.
Tax savings for tradespersons
If you were a tradesperson in 2012, find out how you may be able to deduct up to $500 of the cost of eligible tools.
Hiring Credit for Small Business has been extended
Our guest blogger, the Canada Revenue Agency, shares some information on the Hiring Credit for Small Business.
Young entrepreneurs vie for $100,000 grand prize in BDC contest
Has your business reached a crossroads? If you are between the ages of 18 and 35, your plan for your next move could win you $100,000. Find out how.
Pitcher perfect – Wooing angel investors
If you need a new source of financing to start or expand your business, consider pitching to angel investors.
Internships: Where knowledge meets know-how
Find out more about internships and why hiring an intern could be a win-win for your business.
Commercializing your concept — Consider your options
Find out about access to various resources such as funding, support and research facilities as you transform your ideas into products for the marketplace.
Bootstrapping: Think big, start small
Cash-poor but idea-rich? Thinking lean can get your business up and running.
Keeping afloat in the face of bankruptcy
Is your business struggling in rough financial waters? Before considering bankruptcy, there are a number of alternatives you may want to look at.