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A Path Forward for Entrepreneurship in Canada


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In this episode of the Voice of Canadian Business, host Émilie Potvin sits down with Richard Payette, President and CEO, Americas, BDO International and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. They discuss how entrepreneurship is important to Canada’s competitiveness. Canada's productivity—and the innovation that is so closely linked to it—continues to lag behind its international competitors. Canada needs more entrepreneurs and it needs to help current entrepreneurs not only survive, but thrive.

This episode is only available in French.



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Every two weeks for the next six months, in 15 minutes or less, during our podcast, The Voice of  Canadian Business, we’ll brief you on the events, people and policies affecting Canadian business.

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A Path Forward for Entrepreneurship in Canada

Tourism: Canada's Surprise Blind Spot

Anti-Spam Laws: Canada’s Newest Regulatory Burden Is Its Best Kept Secret

Immigration: What Businesses Need to Know About the New Expression of Interest System

Natural Resources and the Power of Canada: A Feature Chat with the Hon. David Emerson

Posted on 07-04-2014

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Ottawa, March 11 2014—Concluding a free trade agreement with South Korea is an important achievement in Canada’s effort to forge stronger business ties with fast-growing economies in Asia. This has been a difficult negotiation for Canada, and I commend the government for its leadership in restarting talks and reaching an agreement with South Korea that will permit greater access to the South Korean market for Canadian goods and services.

Posted on 11-03-2014

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