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May 17, 2019

Are you a frontier firm?

When we think of ‘frontier firms’ we often think of large companies that have offices and warehouses all over the world, globally positioned to grab opportunity in any market.    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) defines a ‘frontier firm’ as “[a] firm at the global productivity frontier – defined as the most productive [...]
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May 15, 2019

Quebec’s economic future tied to successful business transfer

Business transfer represents a major challenge for the future of Quebec – from maintaining its workforce in the regions to safeguarding important services provided by entrepreneurs that sustain a community’s vitality. Many Quebec small and medium enterprise (SME) owners are thinking about their future beyond their current situation. A new benchmark portrait offers insights into [...]
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April 17, 2019

Enhancing Economic Activity on Quebec’s Lower North Shore

March, CEDEC joined Coasters Association in St. Paul’s River, QC to celebrate our respective 20th and 30th anniversaries and highlight how our organizations have worked together and leveraged each other's work during this time.  Over three decades, the English-speaking communities along the Lower North Shore coast have weathered changing times and economic tides and today [...]
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February 21, 2019

5 tips for getting back (and staying) on track

It’s easy to get lost in the weeds and the rush of the everyday to-do list.  Or, maybe, we get lost in the excitement of a project and lose our original focus.  And sometimes we’ve just been plugging away for so many years that we forget why we started our business and before you know it, we’ve [...]
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February 5, 2019

CEDEC and Place aux jeunes en région partner to support business development across Quebec

CEDEC and Place aux jeunes en région (PAJR) announced a new partnership to support entrepreneurs to build and expand businesses and generate economic development in the regions of Quebec.  This announcement took place in Montreal as part of the Semaine des régionsorganized by PAJR. “CEDEC is pleased to directly enhance the efforts of Place aux [...]
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