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Canada: A nation of entrepreneurs

Who are the people building businesses in Canada? What challenges do they face? What can they do to succeed? Find out in our latest study.

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Showcasing the people behind the business

What does it take to succeed as an entrepreneur today? For 75 years, BDC has been at their side to help build and grow their businesses. We’ve seen them change over time. We’ve seen them succeed.

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Celebrating 75 years

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. #BDC75

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

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Success stories
Lily Yuan

Lily Yuan

Mother, business owner, bodybuilder: How this entrepreneur maintains work-life balance.

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Natalya Osmankina

Natalya Osmankina

A transition in translation: How this new immigrant managed to buy a business.

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Frédéric Lalonde

Frédéric Lalonde

Start-up’s scary pivot leads to successful mobile travel app.

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