Tag: Canada

  • Beekeeping in Canada.

    Beekeeping in Canada.

    Companies offering goods and services to the beekeeping sector may find opportunities in the Canadian market. Beekeeping is an important agricultural industry in Canada, producing honey and other hive products, and delivering valuable pollination services to farmers of orchard fruits, many berries, vegetables, forage, and the production of hybrid canola seed. In 2021, Agriculture and…

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  • What’s on in November.

    What’s on in November.

    Every month we present a list of trade (and consumer) events happening across Canada. We do this because they’re an excellent entry point into a new market; they allow visitors and exhibitors a chance to make connections, find new products/services, and learn about trends in an industry. Below is a list of events scheduled for…

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  • A note about ‘grey market’ products.

    A note about ‘grey market’ products.

    An infiltration of non-compliant – or, grey market – confectionary products poses risks to convenience stores and their customers. Canada Convenience Store News lays out the problems involved with these products. While they’re not to be confused with black market (stolen or counterfeit) goods, they often fail to meet Canadian packaging and/or labelling requirements, including…

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  • Floriculture in Canada

    Floriculture in Canada

    Greenhouse floriculture is a major contributor to the Canadian agricultural landscape – and the wider economy, as per Flowers Canada. Mordor Intelligence counted 1,840 total nurseries in 2021, and more than 1,550 specialized flower production greenhouses. The industry directly employs over 14,000 people, with many more in secondary industries that serve greenhouse floriculture. The Government…

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  • How the USMCA benefits small businesses.

    How the USMCA benefits small businesses.

    Everyone knows that there’s a trade agreement between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, but many people don’t know how this agreement can benefit small businesses. The United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA, or CUSMA as it’s known in Canada) replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and came into effect on July 1, 2020.…

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  • Doing business with the Canadian government.

    Doing business with the Canadian government.

    You’ll need to update your bookmarks if you’re interested in doing business with the Canadian government. CanadaBuys is now “the home for doing business with the Government of Canada.” It is a SAP Ariba-based platform where current and potential suppliers can view and/or bid on tender opportunities with the federal government or the broader Canadian…

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