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Coming Soon: The New PROFIT 500 Hub

Watch for a new and improved hub for growth-minded entrepreneurs in September

A New Way to Find Foreign Customers

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New Facebook tools will allow small businesses to target prospective buyers in other countries

A New Entry Point Into the Chinese Market

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E-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a "pavillion" for Canadian companies on its business-to-consumer Tmall retail platform

The Threat of a Canada Post Work Stoppage is Over—For Now

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The mail carrier and its union reached a tentative agreement, but for a shorter term than in the past

This Cape Breton Store is Offering Land for Employee Loyalty

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What would you give staff to make them stay? One Nova Scotia business is trying to attract talent with the promise of property

Is the Red Tape Reduction Act Necessary?

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A bureaucrats' union wants the Liberal government to repeal the regulation-cutting law repealed, but small businesses aren't likely to agree

The Smart Way to Hop Onto a Viral Craze

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Business owners are capitalizing on the sudden, immense popularity of Pokémon Go by using the game to attract customers

Why It May Soon Be Easier to Do Business in Other Provinces

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Canada's pronvincial governments appear poised to agree on a plan to open up internal trade

What Will and Won’t Be Delivered During a Canada Post Work Stoppage

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The national mail carrier could halt services starting on Monday, but it will still drop off certain items

What Employers Should Know About Canada Day Pay Rules

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Compensation rules for staff who are still on the clock on July 1 changed last year. Here's how that affects your business

Do You Have a Plan to Deal With a Canada Post Work Stoppage?

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Businesses are warning customers of possible delays and disruptions if crown corporation's labour dispute turns into a strike or lockout

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