Celebrate small biz week with clients

By Staff | October 15, 2012 | Last updated on October 15, 2012
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As small business week kicks off (October 14 – October 20), Ernst & Young is reminding everyone how important entrepreneurs are when it comes to stimulating economic growth in Canada.

“Small businesses and entrepreneurs generate the big ideas that drive innovation and growth,” says Colleen McMorrow, Ernst & Young’s Canadian leader of entrepreneurial services.

Read: Self-employment booming in Canada

She adds, “They take risks that help create jobs and generate wealth. They push the economy forward. And they invest in communities across the country.”

Last month, there was an uptick in small business owner confidence, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

Read: Small business owners more optimistic

The Business Barometer index increased to 62.0, from 60.0 in August. This comes after five months of continuous decline.

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The staff of Advisor.ca have been covering news for financial advisors since 1998.