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Pros and cons of sole proprietorship in Canada

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

A sole proprietorship is the oldest, simplest and most common form of organization for a company. It’s a business owned by one person — the sole proprietor — and is unincorporated. Easy as that! Quick facts about sole proprietorship in Canada As the business owner, you own all assets, earnings, and profits. However, you also […]

Intellectual property for small businesses in Canada

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

How can you protect your small business’ intellectual property in Canada? Let’s discuss the main ways you can protect your IP. These are: patents, copyright, trademarks, industrial design patents, integrated circuit topographies, and trade secrets. Patent Patents are needed for new gadgets, processes, apparatuses, products, or compositions of matter that haven’t had any previous exposure […]

How to find out if you’re ready to become an entrepreneur

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021

Entrepreneurship is a great dream for many Canadians. And with the recent pandemic changing the world of work, many of us have been somewhat forced into starting a side business or freelancing to help make ends meet. The reality of entrepreneurship is hard, and many Canadians aren’t ready for it – and that’s okay! You […]

Entrepreneurship in 2020, and hope for 2021

Saturday, December 26th, 2020

2020 was a rollercoaster of a year for small business. If anything, it’s taught us just how important it is to look out for each other. At GoForth, we’ve been humbled by those who care for others, and honoured by innovative people who pivoted their focus to bring solutions and help to the public. Whatever […]

How small businesses can give back this holiday season

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

It’s no secret that this holiday season will be a tougher one for many people than before. But small businesses have a unique opportunity to help their communities this year. Here are some ways small businesses can give back this holiday season, whatever your budget. Support other businesses as often as possible, both personally and […]

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