Canada Small Business News Round-up – 2009/01/27

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:

  • PEI man campaigns to extend EI to Self-employed: Campaign is a matter of fairness for self-employed people, who make up 15 per cent of the work force, entrepreneur argues
  • Leading Change in crisis times: Most resistance in an organization derives from lack of understanding and confidence
  • Silver screen in your hand: In the mobile video war, Toronto’s QuickPlay is a major arms dealer
  • The Amish Flock From Farms to Small Businesses: The move into commerce by a religious sect that has determinedly kept the modern world at bay has been more out of necessity than desire.
  • WinWeb Launches Australian Version of OnlineOffice.: Today we release the Australian version for OnlineOffice’5. Anyone signing up to OnlineOffice choosing ‘Australia’ as their home country will automatically be assigned to the Australian version of our accounting module, invoicing, quotation and online shop modules.
  • European courts delivers blow over holiday rights: Small business owners fear being especially hard hit by workers on long-term sick leave being allowed to accrue holiday rights
  • Card-Check Legislation Looms: With the 111th Congress in session and newly elected President Barack Obama at the helm, Big Labor is working fast to push its top anti-small business agenda item: card check. The misnamed ”Employee Free Choice Act” is a job-killing piece of legislation …
  • New Service For Small Businesses Launches – GetListed.org: Officially launched on January 20th, 2009, GetListed.org is a fantastic new resource for small business owners that will help them learn more about the way their business is listed online. The main goal of GetListed.org is “to help small businesses cl…
  • Ride the Niche Train to Success: Finding a niche market can be a small business’s ticket to success. No matter how hard it tries, no large retailer can be all things to all people. There are…

As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.

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