Archive for the Business in Canada Category
As “necessity is the mother of invention”, the range of Canadian inventions is a reflection of the particular circumstance of the nation: it is a large country with a need for innovation to help bridge the distance gap. Fittingly, many of her inventions have been in the fields of transportation and communications, while others reflect [...]
Vancouver, BC October 20, 2011. According to Statistics Canada, About 19% of micro-enterprise owners are not born in Canada. In Quebec, Manitoba/ Saskatchewan and the Atlantic region less than 10% of the entrepreneurs are immigrants. In contrast, in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia the percentage is 30%.
These statistics were evident at the [...]
A Canadian company unveils its new line of handcrafted jewellery called Berry Luscious. Inspired by the berries of North America, Tangleberry Boutique features jewellery that are modelled after all kinds of berries including Blackberries, American bitter sweet orange berries, tangleberries, purple berries (which include elderberry, black currant and chokeberry), blueberries, red berries and [...]
Pepsi is looking for individuals, businesses (less than 50 employees and $5 milllion in revenues), and non-profit organizations with ideas that will have a positive impact on communities.
There are three cycles each with a duration of two months.
Cycle 2 starts Sept 1 and ends Oct. 1, and
Cycle 3 starts November 1 and ends on December [...]
“What took you so long?”
For the first time, since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister of Canada, he visited China with his wife, Laureen Harper on a 5-day scheduled official visit.
Premier Wen Jiao Bao gently chided the Prime Minister for taking so long to come and visit China. It has been five years since any [...]
“A head that turns head” is the tagline for a company called Bald Media in Toronto. Imagine a bald head as a blank canvas or a blank billboard, where you are free to post your company logo or advertising message. Then send this bald head to roam around high traffic areas like the mall, downtown [...]
Every year, North Americans throw 40 million metric tonnes of electronic e-waste. This includes cellphones, computers, TVs, VCRs, electronics that are full of heavy metals and dangerous chemicals.
Only 13.6% of e-waste was recycled in 2007.
90% of North American e-waste are exported to China, and Nigeria.
In Guiyu, China and Lagos, Nigeria, where the e-waste are being [...]
Some of the questions most often asked by new businesses is: How do I calculate my taxes? Am I taxed on gross income? Do I have to file a separate return for my business and personal income?
So, here are some tips:
1. Self-employed people and their spouses or common-law partners have until June 15th each year [...]