Earlier today the Federal Government’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council (STIC) released its 2012 “state of the nation” report and, while not unanticipated, it contains a heavy dose of criticism. In particular, the report notes that “Canada continues to tread … Read More.
In the spring of 2012 US President Barack Obama signed the US Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act or JOBS Act into law. Doing so ushered in a wave of optimism related to the ability of small business and entrepreneurs to raise much … Read More.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are commonly portrayed as the backbone of the Canadian economy and heralded for their contributions to growth and prosperity. Such praise is neither surprising nor entirely undeserved. Collectively, one million SMEs account for over 99 … Read More.
Amongst the key features of the proposed Ontario government 2013 budget is a substantial investment in a youth jobs strategy that, if implemented, promises $295 million in investment and “about” 30,000 job opportunities. Doing so seeks to address popular fears … Read More.