Dec 24, 2017 – Here's a list of the best small business opportunities to start businesses for long-term profit based on current trends. … If it seems like catering to seniors is a perennial best small business opportunity consider the following statistics: according to Canadian Census data, by 2031 the proportion of seniors in …

Jan 17, 2017 – Growth in Service Based Businesses. According to Statistics Canada, 80 per cent of BC small businesses are service-based, up 10 per cent from 15 years ago. And in keeping with provincial trends, they dominate the types of businesses that we help start at Small Business BC. As technology and …

Key Small Business Statistics provides statistical data on the business sector in Canada, focusing on small and medium-sized …. As of December 2015, there were 1.17 million employer businesses in Canada, as shown in Table 1.1-1. Of these, 1.14 million (97.9 ….. In 2010, this trend changed with more than 847,400 net …

Key Small Business Statistics — June 2016 edition includes data on the number of businesses in Canada, job creation, firm births ands, the share of high-growth firms, firm financing, the number of firms that innovate and export, the small businesses contribution to each province's gross domestic product as well as on …

Sep 2, 2006 – X Small business activity is highly cyclical, usually outpacing the overall economy during periods of an economic recovery, and under-performing the economy during periods of economic weakness. The economic expansion of the past few years was accompanied by an impressive rebound in small …