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Entrepreneur's toolkit

Business tools to help you successfully manage, grow and promote your business

To succeed today you need to have sound business sense and a set of practical tools. We offer several free resources including eBooks, webinars and business templates that will be useful whether your business is just starting out or is already well established.

Business assessments


How productive is your business compared to others in your industry? Find out where you stand and discover ways to improve.

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Templates & business guides

Our guides and business templates are designed to help you set your business on the right path and increase your chance of success.



How to get a business loan

Find out how to prepare a winning loan request by understanding what bankers look for, how they'll assess your request and what you can do to help them say yes, even if you're a first-time business borrower.


Newsletter and Economic letter

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The Trump administration: A time for concern but also optimism

While it’s still early, an analysis of the election of President Trump suggests there are some risks but also reasons for optimism in the Canadian economy.

3 tips to shrink the workload of your sales team and increase your sales

Find out how tackling seller burden can increase the productivity of your sales team and boost your sales.

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