GC Business Insights: November 2023


Join us in celebrating GEW Canada 2023!

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is your chance to shine on the global stage! As an organization that supports young entrepreneurs and the Canadian partner for GEW, Futurpreneur invites you to join in the celebrations. From November 13 to 19, attend an event to network with peers, empower the nation's entrepreneurial spirit and propel your business forward.

Is your business's ISC register up to date?

If you own a business under the Canada Business Corporations Act, you must keep a register of individuals with significant control (ISCs). Corporations Canada has information to help you maintain your ISC register before filing requirements take effect next year.

CRA resources to help your business thrive

For Small Business Week this year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) put together a package of information and resources tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs. It includes tax tips from Charlie, a chatbot available on the CRA web page to answer questions about your business and other tax-related matters.

Help displaced Ukrainians join the workforce in Canada

Many highly skilled displaced Ukrainians are ready to join the workforce in Canada. If your business is looking for new employees, you can leverage the Government of Canada's job bank to recruit and hire Ukrainians. A dedicated portal has been developed to provide more information and other ways you can support Ukrainian nationals in Canada.


Find government resources and support

BDC advisory services: Your success partner

Empower your business: The Business Development Bank of Canada's (BDC) advisors can unlock growth, sales and financial mastery.

Canadian IP Voices: Learn from the experts

Tune in to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's podcast to discover the real-life workings of intellectual property rights in Canadian businesses.


Find COVID-19 rapid tests

Learn how to access COVID-19 rapid tests for your business and keep your team safe.

Search the EDC Company InSight database

Access Export Development Canada's database of over 10,000 international businesses to flag potential risks early.

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