Ottawa and Queen’s Park launch $57.6M program to help small businesses boost online sales

The Ontario government is teaming up with the federal government to launch a $57.6 million program aimed at helping approximately 30,000 small businesses in the province boost their online sales during the pandemic.

Published on: June 11th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google Canada says it will expand ShopHere program across Canada

Google Canada says it's committing $1 million to expand Digital Main Street’s ShopHERE program nationally in an attempt to help get 50,000 small businesses online by 2021.  The tech giant announced the expansion

Published on: May 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Shopify announces money management solution Balance and a ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ option

At its virtual event Reunite, Shopify announced the launch of major products and updates, including a new money management solution called Shopify Balance. Scheduled to launch in early access later this year in

Published on: May 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

eBay Canada waives selling fees to help small-scale Canadian businesses expand online

eBay Canada is launching an accelerator program called Up & Running aimed at supporting retailers without an e-commerce presence transitioning to selling online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently

Published on: April 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How to turn a bright idea into a thriving online business

From its murky origins in anonymously authored minor distractions, the Internet phenomenon we know as the "meme" has become a mighty engine of commerce. Get on the good footYour first step, of course,

Published on: June 1st, 2009 Bonnie Ruberg

How to start an online business for $100

While times may be tight for many larger enterprises, in many cases smaller, more-nimble companies are better able to withstand market uncertainty and weather downturns.The best way to stick it to The Man?

Published on: November 16th, 2008 Christopher Null

How to start an online business for $100

SAN FRANCISCO - Today's economy isn't doing anyone any favors, and if you're one of the unfortunate folks to have been served a layoff notice, you might be facing a long haul when

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Christopher Null

3.3 millions Canadians will be their own boss in 2008

More Canadians are turning to a life of entrepreneurship, and part of the reason is because so many tools are now available to help them make that transition.An Ipsos-Reid poll conducted on behalf

Published on: November 19th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach