Canadian Business Articles
Employer Beware: Why Temperature Screening Should Not Be Used
By Julie King | May 12th, 2020
Saving Lives vs Saving the Economy: Getting This Wrong Could be Devastating
By Julie King | April 20th, 2020
Many are asking, what is worse, the treatment or the cure as Covid-19 continues to devastate economies around the globe. This is an answer we cannot afford to get wrong and it is critical that we don't fall prey to converse errors as we weigh our options.
Covid-19 Grant and Loan Programs for Canadian Small Businesses
By CO Staff | March 17th, 2020
In this live article we will be posting information on different financial assistance program, including grant and loan programs for Canadian small businesses, as information becomes available.
Covid-19 Small Business Survival Guide
By Julie King | March 11th, 2020
If you are running a small business in Canada, you are probably wondering how this will impact your business. This guide is designed to help Canadian small businesses get critical answer on an ongoing basis as this pandemic unfolds.
Tax Simplification Suggestions
By Jason Fleming CPA, CA, M.Acc | October 16th, 2019
This article contains suggestions to simplify and improve our tax system. Hopefully our political leaders will wake up to the fact that our tax system is too complicated and needs to be simplified.
Has Google Conquered Ambiguous Query Spaces?
By Terry Van Horne | April 16th, 2018
Ontario's New Employment Laws: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Julie King | January 26th, 2018
Find out how Ontario's new, sweeping employment law changes will impact your small business.
Tax Robots Not Payroll
A Robot Tax Proposal
By Jason Fleming CPA, CA, M.Acc | May 23rd, 2017
Purchasing Industrial Equipment: Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI)
By Julie King | March 13th, 2017
When does your investment in equipment start to earn you a profit? Keep reading to find out...
Buying Industrial Equipment: Financing Options
By Shajitha Rajavickneswaran | February 13th, 2017
Five Best Canadian Cities for Startups
By Carolyn Andreason | February 3rd, 2017
Curious about which cities made the list? Keep reading to find out...
Buying a Commercial Building: Understanding Total Cost of Ownership
By Shajitha Rajavickneswaran | January 23rd, 2017
Looking to buy a commercial building but feeling overwhelmed? Understand the costs to prepare for through this 3 step breakdown.
Buying a Commercial Building: Financing Options
By Shajitha Rajavickneswaran | December 19th, 2016
Thinking of buying commercial real estate? This in-depth guide will help you get started!
Amber Mac: Dot-Com Pioneer Turns US Experience into a Canadian Success Story
By Shajitha Rajavickneswaran | November 15th, 2016
When Amber Mac was studying Journalism in the early 90’s out in the East Coast, little did she know she would one day become one of Canada’s most well-known tech journalists.
Budget 2016: Broken Promises, Nothing for Small Business
By Julie King | March 23rd, 2016
Yesterday's budget broke the promise the Liberal government made to keep in place the previous government's plan to reduce the small business tax rate to 9 per cent over three years and also failed to include a single item to directly support small businesses. So just what is in Budget 2016 for Canadian small businesses?
From The Archives
The 12 Steps to Entrepreneurial Success: Manage Your Money, Your Most Important Asset
If money management is not your top talent, don't toss your business plans aside, learn to master it. Knowledge, curbing your spending impulses, patience, and the fear of failing may do it for you. Here are some general rules of successful cash management.
Book Review: Win More Business - Write Better Proposals
Theriault starts with a simple principal - winning is everything.
Search Engine Essentials: What Canadian Businesses Need to Know
If you run a small business in Canada, you need to understand how search engines can be used to boost your business. In this interview with SEO expert Jonathan Allen we explore exactly what business need to know about this important business tool.