BDC Small Business Week

Forging the way forward

In an unprecedented year, BDC Small Business Week 2020 was held exclusively online for the first time ever.
Showcasing the people behind the business


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 over 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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The Response: How Entrepreneurs Are Adapting to the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic unleashed an economic crisis of historical proportions. Discover how it is changing the habits of Canadians and what entrepreneurs across the country are doing to adapt and position their business in this new context.


Be-U Cosmétiques

Through online sales, Savannah Tardif increased her turnover tenfold in the months following the pandemic.


Deborah Foster-Stahle used her downtime to find new revenue sources and planned investments that will fuel future growth.

Transport Genie

How this tech start-up pivoted to health and safety following the trail of COVID-19.