Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from Canada:
- CFIB to give small business reaction to Finance Minister’s economic statement: Toronto – Senior representatives of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be available Thursday, November 27, 2008, to comment on the Economic Statement by Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, from the perspective of Canada’s small- and medium-sized businesses.
- WinWeb’s OnlineOffice is Entrepreneurs Online Support Service: The Belfast Telegraph writes about entrepreneurs and small business owners needing services and support at an affordable cost. Small business is most venerable during times of recession and credit crunch, receiving affordable support is essential if these small businesses are to survive in this harsh economic environment.
- Ontario Government Blasted For Passing “Anti-Small Business Legislation: Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has blasted the Ontario Liberal government for “rushing recklessly” to third reading this morning on WSIB Bill 119.
- Mountain biking meets skiing: Skiers and snowboarders may have to start sharing the slopes with Ktraks, kits that transofrm regular mountain bikes into downhill mountain biking machines
- Business Ideas on a Budget: Whether you’re starting a side business while still employed elsewhere, a student or homemaker looking for extra income, or unemployed and trying to figure out what to do, there are plenty of opportunities for you to start up a side business inexpensively….
- Where Venture Capital Is Still Flowing: Exits are few, but promising start-ups are still getting funded. Check out these hot spots of activity.
- Its good to be worthless: The best time to sell your business is when it no longer has any use for you. Here’s how to pull yourself out of the picture — and double your company’s value in the process.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.