The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is dedicated to helping Aboriginals reach the highest standard of excellence in finance and management. AFOA's initiatives in the development of Awards and Scholarships are examples of that commitment. Each year a ceremony is held in conjunction with the AFOA Canada National Conference where the following awards and scholarship are presented.
If you create technology that deals with climate change issues, clean air, clean water or soil quality, you could get funding to cover up to 33% of the costs involved in developing and testing your product.
Government departments and agencies provide financing such as grants and contributions, subsidies and loan guarantees. Find out what government financing might be available for your business. Use the search tool or browse by type of financing.
Are you looking to finance your business' ability to innovate? If you are involved in taking products and services from the research and development stage all the way to the commercialization process, there are a number of government programs set up to help finance innovative Canadian businesses. Find out if you qualify.
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Canadians live online. In a recent study by Ipsos Reid that tracked how many hours citizens of eleven major countries spend online each month, Canadians doubled the world average at 44 hours per month. The United States was a distant second at 35 hours per month. Clearly Canadians have embraced the Internet. And beyond our own borders, Canada is respected around the world as a leading, enlightened, and progressive nation. Economically, socially, and politically, Canada is seen as a desirable place for tourism, investment, business, immigration, and education.
A good domain name is a key part of your online marketing strategy. Also called a URL, a domain name is the address a customer uses to go to your website. An example of a domain name is canadabusiness.ca. You can register your domain name directly through an Internet Service Provider or through a domain registration company.