The honourees include Claude Bureau, who lost his own home, yet helped rebuild community members before rebuilding his own home; Cody Burchell brought the spirit of Christmas back to one family by working long hours and going above the call of duty to provide all the finishing touches including a real, fully decorated Christmas tree; Alfred Hoffman donated his time and resources to the community church by replacing items that had been damaged in the fire; David Mc Leod, moved his business and young family to Fort Mc Murray and started a new life helping with the process of rebuilding and restoring homes; and Shawn Chaulk supported the elders in the community and made sure they all had a home to go to.
Lowe’s Canada has opened a new model Lowe’s store in Kitchener, ON.
When Canadian business leaders band together as was done to battle the recently proposed tax changes, they effect great change, says Ken Jenkins, president of Castle Building Centres Group Ltd.
Writing on his blog, ‘Insights,’ he says if Canada is to succeed, grow, and compete globally, “we need a strong, healthy environment for entrepreneurs to thrive.
Meanwhile, sales activity in British Columbia has improved.
After completing renovations in Alma, Beloeil, Chambly, and Chicoutimi, the investment in Sainte Catherine will allow BMR Matco to provide a renewed shopping experience to better respond to the needs of its customers.Certain Teed is honouring five heroes who helped rebuild Fort Mc Murray, AB, to help get people back into their homes.Each ‘Rebuild Hero’ will receive ,000 and a ,000 donation will be made to local charities in their name.Perhaps it’s time that we stepped up and showed the world just how great Canadian entrepreneurs are.If the government of Canada wants to grow the economy, it will be achieved through the success of small businesses.” The majority of small businesses say the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) performance is merely satisfactory, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) in its ‘CRA Report Card.’ The 'C' grade is the same one the agency received in the previous edition of this report, in 2015.Yet, despite consistently being in the top 20 over the past five years, Canada's ranking could potentially drop should the federal government implement the proposed legislative changes for private corporations.