Five Minutes for Business
Phil Taylor – 19/03/2019
This 5 Minutes for Business takes you back in time through all the interprovincial trade inefficiencies and hopelessly outdated promises made by Canada’s Premiers that are obstructing the liberation of alcohol trade.Read More...
New study finds 62% of business owners feel depressed at least once a week
Canadian Mental Health Association study supported by BDC takes pulse of entrepreneurs’ well-being
TORONTO and MONTREAL, June 18, 2019— The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), supported by BDC, Canada’s only bank exclusively devoted to entrepreneurs, today released an in-depth report examining Canadian entrepreneurs’ mental health.
More Remains to be Done to Strike the Right Balance on Edibles
Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) response to Health Canada’s regulations for cannabis edibles, concentrates, beverages, and topicals
(Toronto – June 14, 2019) Today, Daniel Safayeni, Director of Policy, OCC released the following statement in response to Health Canada’s regulations for cannabis edibles, concentrates, beverages, and topicals.
“We were pleased to see the federal government’s announcement clarifying the regulations around the next phase of cannabis products. This news provides industry with much-needed clarity and will allow for the development of a range of products to meet consumer demand. However, we were disappointed to see that multi-packs for edibles cannot exceed 10 milligrams of THC per package, well below what we recommended in our latest report, Supporting Canada’s Budding Cannabis Industry.”
2 MORE LOAN PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT BUSINESS EXPANSION & INNOVATION
In addition to its traditional loan support of up to $250,000 for small businesses, the KLCFDC can provide access to up to $1,000,000 in financing through the Eastern Ontario Investing in Regional Diversification (IRD) Loan Pool and the Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII).
Specifically developed to meet the needs as expressed by southern Ontario businesses, these innovative loan programs can support a wide variety of activities including new product development and late stage commercialization activities, business expansion, Green Tech and Clean Tech, exporting, Women in Business, Business Succession Planning and Ownership Transitions.