In 2013, Canada exported goods totalling $420 billion, of which $106 billion (25.2 percent) was exported by SMEs. In 2014, 73,000 SMEs (11.8 percent) exported goods and services. In 2014, small businesses contributed an average of 30 percent to the gross domestic product (GDP) of their province.

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%. … Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and …

Oct 17, 2011 – Small businesses are often touted as the backbone of Canada's economy, but how much do they actually contribute to the country's gross domestic product? How many small businesses are there, and how many do they employ across the country? And what exactly is a small business, anyway? To mark …

Oct 25, 2016 – Small businesses account for between 60-80% of all jobs created in Canada. On average, small businesses with fewer than 100 employees contribute about 51% to Canada's GDP. Stu.s show that entrepreneurs with education in entrepreneurship, or previous entrepreneurship experience, have an …