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The Future of Small Business in Canada Needs to Focus on Women

By Christine Persaud
As the small business landscape continues to grow in Canada, the female entrepreneurial presence is rising too. A third of small businesses in Canada are headed up by women, and many of them have only been around for five years or less.

Children’s book, ‘Ara the Star Engineer,’ Shows STEM is for Everyone

By Yasmin Ranade
On International Day of the Girl a couple of weeks ago I read about a first-of-its-kind illustrated book for kids about engineering. The book, titled Ara the Star Engineer, follows a 6-year old girl, Ara, on a quest to build an algorithm to solve a big problem.

BroadbandTV Founder and CEO Shahrzad Rafati and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Canadian Tech Entrepreneur Working with G20 to Empower Women

by Lee Rickwood
Equal pay for equal work isn’t just the right thing to do; the benefits of operating a gender-balanced work environment contribute directly to our bottom line, says a Canadian tech leader working to empower women in business.

In Honour of Small Business Month: 7 Tech Products for the Office

By Christine Persaud
Small businesses, which can range from sole proprietorships to start-ups employing a small team, and larger, independent companies with fewer than 100 employees, have differing needs depending on their size, scope, and specific industry. But tech usually plays a role