4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Sage partners with Moneris, Canada Post, MasterCard Canada

Sage North America has struck up a number of partnerships with Canadian organizations, including Moneris Solutions Inc., a payment processor, Canada Post, and MasterCard Canada. The company has also announced it’s working with

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

81% of Canadian SMBs doing their own accounting, survey finds

For small businesses keeping track of their expenses, it may seem like it’d be easier to outsource accounting and bookkeeping. Yet in a new survey from Intuit, 81 per cent of Canadian small

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Candice So

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round

Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Chekkt aims to be a new Amazon or eBay for B2B buyers

For B2B buyers on the hunt for a software solution, combing through technical manuals and wading through vendor websites can be tedious work – and for small businesses and startups, it’s often just

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

How MailChimp’s double-opt in method complies with CASL

This is the third story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Candice So

How Constant Contact helps small businesses handle CASL

This is the third story in a series of articles, which will look at different software solutions to help marketers comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). While CASL came into force on July

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Candice So

Panasonic launches video surveillance system for SMBs

Panasonic Canada Inc. has released a video surveillance system aimed at small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), giving them more options for digital video recording. Built to complement Panasonic’s existing WJ-NV200 recorder, the new

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Candice So

Celestica opens new microelectronics lab in Toronto

Celestica Inc., a Canadian electronics manufacturing services provider, has opened a new microelectronics lab at its headquarters in Toronto, the company announced today. Serving the likes of IBM Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc.,

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Video cameras not just for surveillance, survey respondents say

Businesses using digital video cameras aren’t just using them for surveillance purposes – they’re also planning to expand those cameras into other areas of operation, according to new survey results. Eagle Eye Networks

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Candice So

New mobile payments solution takes both debit and credit

With a slew of payment solutions providers now entering the mobile payments arms race, Moneris Solutions Corp. has now bumped up its list of payment options. It's now allowing small business owners to take

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Google giving small businesses the power to manage their presence online

Google Inc. is launching a new, free dashboard designed for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), helping them get noticed online. Branded as Google My Business, the service allows SMBs to manage their presence

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Candice So

3 tips for applying for SRED, from the Canada Revenue Agency

It’s hard out there for businesses seeking to try new technologies – while the rewards can be huge, there’s always the risk of failure. But businesses press on anyway, researching ways to improve

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs excited but wary with Internet of Things, survey finds

Small businesses are excited about the possibilities of the Internet of Things – but they’re also concerned about the security risks that connected devices might bring into the workplace. In a new survey

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So