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No Canadians to Replace Temporary Farm Workers

Farmers in Ontario and Quebec have extended work hours, reduced production and turned to searching for local workers to make up for the loss of foreign agricultural workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are not many local takers, though.

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Small Businesses Adapting to New Normal

Small businesses are the backbone of Canada’s economy, playing an essential role in creating jobs and generating wealth. Many small businesses were struggling to get by before COVID-19 struck and have been forced to look for solutions to keep their businesses alive.

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Immigrants are Drivers of Entrepreneurship in Canada, Study Finds

Newcomers are adapting to life in Canada by starting their own businesses and have become the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the country. Two Brazilian-Canadian entrepreneurs explain why you need passion and resilience to launch a new business.

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COVID-19’s Environmental Footprint: Cleaner Air Far Offset by Increased Use of Plastics

Plastic waste is piling up in landfills and polluting waterways, but the movement to cut down on plastic is being knocked off course by COVID-19, as retailers turn increasingly to single-use solutions to contain the virus.

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Canadian Software Company in China Re-Opens Amid Fears of ‘Second Wave’

With the coronavirus appearing to now be under control in the country where it started, China is firing up its economic engine. But as one Canadian entrepreneur found, rejuvenating business will require focusing on new opportunities.

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