How Government Spending Affect Small & Medium Businesses in Canada

The Canadian government debt, commonly called the “public debt” or the “national debt“, is the amount of money owed by the Government of Canada to holders of Canadian Treasury security. In 2014, this number stood at CAD$1.4 trillion across federal and provincial governments. With the total GDP somewhere around CAD$1.8 trillion, Canada’s overall debt/GDP ratio…

Small business owners dedicate themselves to their life’s work. We are dedicated to being their voice.

NCPC International Business Council (IBC) is the voice of small business. We’re a member-driven platform advocating for Canada’s small and independent business owners nationwide. Our members represent every industry and sector nationwide and worldwide. No one has greater incentive, responsibility or ability to lead an economic recovery than Canadian’s small and medium business owners. Therefore,…

The NCPC International Business Council (IBC) Small and Medium Businesses Healthcare Insurance Principles

Small businesses deserve health insurance that is affordable, flexible, and predictable. NCPC-IBC urges Parliament to consider legislation and other proposals that promote affordability, flexibility, and predictability for small and medium businesses. Health insurance reform that satisfies these goals will work for small business; health reform that works for small business will work for the rest…

How Important Are Small Businesses to Local Economies?

The importance of small business to local communities is emotionally rooted in buying and selling with friends and neighbors. The importance of small firms in rural areas and big cities also is seen in the economic benefits of shopping locally. In some towns and villages, a small business is the only type that can survive…

5 Tips to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

1. Challenge yourself If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you have to challenge yourself. No one else is going to push you, so it’s up to you to do it. Challenges keep entrepreneurs nimble and on their toes. If you’re constantly looking for the next challenge, you’ll always be prepared for what comes…

Challenges faced by small businesses

1. Money Management The first and foremost thing you need to do is budget, and to budget properly. By this, we mean that you need to have money outside of your spending budget in order to be covered for any unexpected mishaps that can take place at any given time. They have always said that…