Most Small Businesses in Canada are Optimistic About the Future

According to a Scotiabank survey, which involved nearly 1,700 Canadian small businesses with annual revenues ranging from $50,000 to $5 million, approximately two-thirds (66%) of respondents expressed very positive sentiments about the future of their businesses.

Many Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the United States are Now Finding Canada an Attractive Destination

New research indicates that Canada’s startup visa policy is attracting immigrants and international students away from the United States, further emphasizing the attractiveness of Canada as a destination for entrepreneurs and foreign talent. The study conducted by Saerom Lee and Britta Glennon from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania reveals that Canada’s Startup Visa Program, introduced in 2013, has had a significant impact on the decision-making of immigrants based in the U.S.