• Starting a business: Bootstrapping

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • Starting a business: Small business grants

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • Starting a business: Small business loans

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • Starting a business: angel investors

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. Good news! Although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund your business, consider […]

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  • Starting a business: financing

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. The good news is that, although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. Before considering options to fund […]

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  • Starting a business: planning your finances

    You need to spend money to make money. Tired as this cliché may be, it does hold a certain truth, particularly when starting a small business. The good news is that, although it does involve some initial investment, launching a new venture or enterprise doesn’t take a lot of money. In this article, we’ll explore […]

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  • Types of business ownership: Cooperative

    There are four types of business ownership possible in Canada: as an entrepreneur or small business owner, you can choose to set up a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation or a cooperative. Choosing the ownership type most appropriate for your business will determine how it is organized, how revenue and expenses are handled, and […]

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  • Types of business ownership: Corporation

    There are four types of business ownership possible in Canada: as an entrepreneur or small business owner, you can choose to set up a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a corporation or a cooperative. Choosing the ownership type most appropriate for your business will determine how it is organized, how revenue and expenses are handled, and […]

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  • GST basics for Alberta’s small businesses

    What is GST? The Goods and Services Tax is a federal tax levied on both products and services. Currently set at five per cent, it is charged in all provinces and territories in Canada, either by itself or included as part of provincial sales tax (PST) or of a consumption tax known as harmonized sales […]

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