In order to qualify as a small business, a company needs to be incorporated, have filed a tax return with the Canadian Revenue Agency within the last three years and have 1-99 employees. In comparison, medium-sized businesses have 100-499 paid employees while a large business has 500 or more. Now on the …

Oct 17, 2011 – How many Canadians work for small businesses? 5,137,147 (48.3 per cent of Canada's total workforce). In 2005, 41 per cent of employed Canadians worked for businesses with fewer than 20 employees. (Source: Industry Canada calculations using data from Statistics Canada) …

Dec 3, 2014 – According to the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDBC), there are 1.1 million small businesses in the country. Technically, 98.2 percent of all business in Canada falls into this category, with 87 percent of all small businesses comprised of fewer than 20 employees.

Apr 25, 2017 – Published annually since 2014, Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers is an editorial competition that recognizes the best SME workplaces in Canada. Published each year in The Globe and Mail. Discover why this year's winners were chosen and search current job postings.

Small business is big in Canada: 98.2% of all businesses have fewer than 100 employees. When you add in medium-sized businesses (100 to 499 employees), the percentage rises to 99.8%. They are the engine of the economy and their success is vital to Canada's prosperity. Here are 10 things you probably didn't know …

Statistics on Small Business in Canada. Small businesses are the backbone of Canada's economy. Startup Canada has compiled some of the big numbers behind small businesses in Canada. What is the definition of a small business in Canada? • 1 to 4 employees: Micro-‐enterprise. • 5 to 100: Small business. • 101 to …