It’s BDC Small Business Week in #YQL

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October 19 to 25th is BDC Small Business Week, where BDC celebrates entrepreneurs and Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises all across the country.

 

Small and medium-sized businesses are the cornerstone of the Canadian economy. They account for 99.9% of all Canadian companies and employ more than 60% of private sector workers. The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), they believe this contribution deserves to be celebrated.

 

Did you know that 1.1 million of Canadian businesses have less than 100 employees?

Did you know that women lead a third of Canada’s country’s small and medium- sized businesses?

What are the top 3 industries with the Largest Small and medium-sized enterprise Distribution? 1) Accommodations 2) Construction 3) Business Services

 

There are well over 300 businesses in the heart of downtown Lethbridge. These business owners are your friends, neighbours even your children’s future bosses, so go out and support your local economy this week and every week.

 

#eatlocal #drinklocal #shoplocal #supportlocal

 

*stats from http://www.bdc.ca/EN/small-business-week/Pages/medias-centre.html

 


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Posted on:
Monday, October 20, 2014