GC Business Insights: April 2023 (Issue 24)


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Protect what you create – learn how to manage your IP

Get the most out of your ideas and what you create. Whether you're applying for your first patent or trademark or you're creating a full IP strategy for your business, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has the tools and resources you need. Learn how to protect and leverage your creations today.

Celebrate Canadian tourism businesses

Tourism Week 2023 is from April 24 to 30 and celebrates Canadian tourism businesses, highlighting their hard work and economic benefit to every region of the country. Discover available resources to improve your tourism business for Canadian and international visitors.

Business Conditions in Canada – The results are in!

Did you know that a visual representation of complex data might make it easier to understand? See how Statistics Canada uses an infographic to help Canadian businesses interpret data from its Canadian Survey on Business Conditions.

ESG practices in your business

A recent survey by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) found that a growing number of major buyers in Canada are requiring environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards from their suppliers, which is beneficial to the majority of Canadian businesses. This trend is changing procurement practices and creating opportunities for Canadian businesses that prioritize ESG to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.


Discover government resources and support

Explore Canada's IP Marketplace

Find IP, patents and licences to grow your business. Try ExploreIP today.

Take your mobile business partner with you

Access thousands of government programs and services in one place with the Canada Business app.

Tax tips for participants in the sharing economy

If you earn income by participating in the sharing economy, you need to include this income on your tax return.

Access grants, loans and expert advice to transform your business

The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) is here to help with your business's digital transformation.

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