Canada Business Network Blog
Are Employment Insurance self-employed special benefits right for you?
Learn about the 4 types of Employment Insurance special benefits for the self-employed and who can register for them.
Size Doesn't Matter, Privacy Does - A Tool for Small Businesses
Our guest blogger - the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - has an online tool that can help you handle the privacy concerns of your business.
How many permits does your business need?
Our permits and licences search can help you find what's required for your business.
Can you really claim that your product is “Made in Canada”?
What does "Made in Canada" mean? Learn how to make sure your claims are accurate.
Hiring Do's and Don'ts
There is a lot more to hiring staff than collecting resumes and asking candidates a few questions. Learn what steps you can take to find the best people for your business.
Looking for tariff relief?
Recent tariff-relief measures will reduce the cost of machinery, equipment and goods that you import for further manufacturing.
Reducing Red Tape
Red tape is the popular term for rules and regulations, paperwork, permits and licenses that burden especially smaller businesses. Government recognizes the costs associated to this compliance.
Budget 2010 Highlights for Canadian Businesses
Earlier this month, the Government of Canada released its 2010 Budget. It contained a number of measures and initiatives to create and maintain jobs, to grow the Canadian economy, to strengthen Canadian Innovation and to make Canada a destination of choice for new business investment.
Self-employed? Register by April 1 for first access to maternity and other benefits.
Find out about the requirements of registering for access to maternity, parental, adoptive, sickness and compassionate care benefits for self-employed people.
What do Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Peru have in common?
They are the most recent countries to have a free trade agreement with Canada. The reduction or elimination of tariffs under these agreements can help you gain an edge in these markets. The favourable market conditions improve your access to new customers, investors and partners.