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10th October 2012

Intuit Study Shows That Canada Is A Nation of Entrepreneurial Bootstrappers

intuitCanadian small business owners have always been known for doing a lot with a little. Now a new survey from Quickbooks developer Intuit Canada shows how our bootstrapping entrepreneurs are getting the job done. The survey was conducted to gain insights from successful small business owners at different stages in the entrepreneurial lifecycle and found that the majority (58 per cent) of Canada’s small business owners started out with less than $5,000.
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9th October 2012

TD Offers Advice As Canadian Boomers Catch Entrepreneurial Bug

TD Financial GroupFor Canadian boomers, the road to retirement may include a stop as a small business owner. Whether starting freelance consulting work, buying a franchise or opening a specialty business, a recent TD Canada Trust survey found more than half of boomers (54%) have started or considered starting a small business prior to retirement (15% and 39% respectively). Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2012

Research Shows In-House Creative Teams Are Growing In Size And Status

the creative groupThere’s never been a better time for design and marketing professionals to consider going in-house. A new research paper, 5 Trends Every In-House Designer Should Know, indicates that in-house teams will expand and exert more influence on creative efforts in the next three to five years. The report also sheds light on the inner workings of corporate design departments and highlights trends any creative professional can take advantage of in the coming years. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2012

Red Cross Survey Reveals That Canadians Expect First Responders To Use Social Media

Red CrossAccording to new data collected by Ipsos on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross, the majority of Canadians are using social media regularly and expect emergency responders to also be using popular social networking tools. The survey, Social Media in Emergencies, is the first of its kind in Canada to look at habits and trends around the use of social media in disasters. Key findings include: Read the rest of this entry »

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28th September 2012

Expert Report Says Canadian Science and Technology is Healthy and Growing

Council of Canadian AcademiesAn authoritative, evidence-based assessment of the state of science and technology in Canada has found that Canadian science and technology is healthy and growing in both output and impact. Over the past five years, real improvements have occurred in the magnitude and quality of Canadian science and technology. A newly released report by the Council of Canadian Academies entitled, The State of Science and Technology in Canada, 2012 (PDF) provides a thorough analysis of the scientific disciplines and technological applications where Canada excels in a global context. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th September 2012

2012 Canada Video Advertising Report Available From IAB Canada

IAB CanadaCalifornia-based digital video advertising solutions provider BrightRoll, in conjunction with IAB Canada, has released its 2012 Canada Video Advertising Report. The second annual study, which gathers insight from more than 100 advertising executives at top agencies across Canada, addresses emerging trends in digital advertising and highlights significant changes taking place within the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th September 2012

Conference Board Releases Global Competition and Innovation Ranking Report

conference board of canadaCanada’s sliding global competitiveness ranking is due to its weak innovation performance, according to a Conference Board of Canada analysis of World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13. Overall, Canada’s ranking declined to 14th place in 2012 – from 12th place in 2011 and 10th place in 2010. But in the sub-area of innovation and business sophistication factors, Canada fell six places from 15th to 21st – no other top-ranked country dropped nearly as much. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th September 2012

IAB Canada Announces Rises In Online Advertising Revenues

IAB CanadaIAB Canada has announced the results of its’ 2011 Online Ad Revenue Survey and announced the expected ad spend revenues in 2012. The IAB Canada Online Ad Revenue Survey states that Online Advertising revenues rose 16% to $2.593 billion in 2011, compared to $2.232 billion in 2010. The Survey also estimates Online Ad Revenue will increase to $2.8 billion by the end of 2012. Online Advertising revenue continues to consistently narrow Television’s lead, while pulling further ahead of Newspapers, which experienced a revenue decline of 6% last year. The Internet’s share of total advertising revenue in Canada grew from 19.4% in 2010 to 21.7% in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th September 2012

New Realities For Today And Tomorrow For Canadian Women In Leadership

randstadMuch has been said about Canada’s progressive business environment removing the glass ceiling for women in the workplace. But are our corner offices any more accessible for women today than they have been in the past? According to the findings of the recent Women in Leadership survey of 500 female managers and executives, conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of Randstad Canada in late June, there are still many obstacles that women need to overcome in the workplace when striving to reach the managerial and executive ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th September 2012

CRTC Issues Annual Canadian Communications Industry Report

CRTCThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued its annual Communications Monitoring Report today, providing an overview of the Canadian communications sector. In 2011, the average Canadian family spent more than $180 per month on communications services – showing an increase in content consumption and Canadian connectivity over the past year. Read the rest of this entry »

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