Running a successful family business with non-family employees

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Approximately 80% of all businesses in Canada are family-owned and operated. It’s a popular form of small business, but of course, not all of those businesses are solely staffed by family. In fact, family businesses often experience a high turnover rate of employees outside of the family. How can your family business maintain its welcoming and […]

Does your family business have a succession plan?

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Find out how to make a succession plan in a family business.

Molson – a Canadian family business success story

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Note: This post was originally published on July 31, 2010. We’ve updated it with more recent statistics and information family-owned business and the Molson family. At GoForth Institute, we love talking about family businesses. After all, about 80% of all firms in Canada are family-owned. Family-owned businesses are also responsible for approximately 60% of Canada’s GDP […]

6 facts about Canadian family businesses

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Learn some facts about family businesses in Canada.

The perks and snags of family business

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

We’re sharing the perks and snags of starting a family-run small business.