GC Business Insights: February 2023 (Issue 22)

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See how cybercrime impacted Canadian businesses

How many Canadian businesses were impacted by cybersecurity incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic? See what cybersecurity measures were taken and how businesses were affected by cyber incidents.

Empowering Black Canadian entrepreneurs

The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund provides loans up to $250,000 to help Black entrepreneurs grow, succeed and meet their goals. Delivered in partnership with the Federation of African Canadian Economics, the fund lays the foundation for future success and long-term change.

Find mental health resources for yourself and your employees

If you or your employees need mental health support, you can access free resources anytime, anywhere. The Government of Canada offers one-on-one counselling, articles and information, self-guided courses, programs, peer support and coaching.

Get the funding you need to boost your business technology

New technology can help your business gain momentum and become more efficient. The Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP) offers up to $15,000 in grants and up to $100,000 in 0% financing. Your funding can be applied toward expert guidance, digital tools, machinery and robotics—whatever your business technology needs may be. Apply online in under 10 minutes.

Discover government resources and support

Need financing for working capital?

The Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP) is here to help with new financing options.

Compare your business to the competition

Try the Business Development Bank of Canada's business performance benchmarking tool to see how your business measures up.

Don't be a spammer

Learn about Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL) and protect your business.

Calculate your personal inflation rate

Calculate and compare your unique inflation rate with the official Consumer Price Index.

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