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Showcasing the people behind the business

For 75 years, BDC has been working alongside Canadian entrepreneurs to help them build and grow their businesses.

This year, for BDC Small Business Week, we are shining the spotlight on the changing face of entrepreneurship in Canada and the trailblazers behind the business.

Join us to discover what keeps entrepreneurs motivated and the skills driving their performance.

Discover BDC's history

BDC celebrates 75 years

Since 1944, we support Canadian entrepreneurs in the growth of their business. We are proud of your successes. Here's to 75 more years of building a nation of entrepreneurs together.

Celebrating 75 years

Since 1944, we’ve been all about Canada’s dreamers. Here’s to 75 more years of building a nation of entrepreneurs, together.

What is BDC Small Business Week?

BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has organized for 40 years. Every year, close to 10,000 entrepreneurs gather to learn, network and celebrate the people building businesses across the country.

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