Tag: Canadian Innovation

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.

The road to simpler small-business billing

As with all businesses, time is money. Tofino Bus needed a better solution, but it also needed to work within its physical and personnel limitations.