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A path forward for entrepreneurship in Canada.

Author: Canadian Chamber of Commerce,
Publisher: Ottawa [Ontario] : The Canadian Chamber of Commerce = la Chambre de commerce du Canada, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2014] 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Canada's small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) punch above their weight in their contribution to Canada's economy. According to Industry Canada, more than 98 per cent of the country's nearly 1.2 million small and medium businesses have less than 100 employees, yet they employ nearly 70 per cent of our workforce. When businesses with 100 to 499 employees are added, SMEs employ just shy of 90 per cent of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Canadian Chamber of Commerce,
OCLC Number: 899004989
Notes: "September 2014."
Cover title.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : colour illustrations, portraits
Contents: Acknowledgement --
Foreword by the Chair of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce --
Foreword from the Project Advisory Group Chair and Vice-Chair --
Executive summary --
Introduction --
What we heard --
2014 roundtables --
The path forward --
Participant entrepreneurs.
Other Titles: Voie de l'avenir pour l'entrepreneuriat au Canada
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"Canada's small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) punch above their weight in their contribution to Canada's economy. According to Industry Canada, more than 98 per cent of the country's nearly 1.2 million small and medium businesses have less than 100 employees, yet they employ nearly 70 per cent of our workforce. When businesses with 100 to 499 employees are added, SMEs employ just shy of 90 per cent of Canadians. ... As the Voice of Canadian Business, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce strives to shape federal public policy and decision-making to the benefit of businesses, communities and families across Canada. In August 2013, the Canadian Chamber held its initial roundtable to explore how it could best support entrepreneurs. In May and June 2014, the Canadian Chamber extended this initiative and undertook discussions across the country with entrepreneurs who lead fast-growth, high-potential SMEs. Its objective was to identify the challenges these businesses face and the opportunities they anticipate to determine if and/or where the Canadian Chamber could make the most effective contribution to assist these firms"--

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