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On this day in 1840, Canadian businessman Henry Birks was born.
Canada plans to create a new class of visa that it hopes will attract high-tech and other entrepreneurs to immigrate to the country to start new companies, officials said on Tuesday.
Canada’s business immigration program includes Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneur streams.
Backyard Inventors, a new TV series produced in association with W Network, is looking for everyday inventors who are ready to showcase their inventions to the world.
Like many women running home-based businesses, Houle wanted to keep working while his children were young, and to be able to control when, where and how much.
Companies ranging from Electronic Arts to Ubisoft have been drawn to the province as a result of a refundable tax credit that subsidizes 37.5 per cent of a videogame company’s payroll.
“This series shines a spotlight on the ‘Made in Canada’ leaps of science and creativity that have changed lives here in Canada and around the world,” said Jim Phillips, Director, Stamp Services at Canada Post.
There are many deterrents for students entering the business world, including raising the initial capital to start operations.
Statistics Canada estimates that women account for 80 per cent of new business owners, and a large percentage of these women are moms.