News in Short: Canada triggers 'entrepreneurial revival,' Google tops employee attractiveness poll

by Knowlton Thomas | Startups


Canada triggers 'entrepreneurial revival'

The Business Development Bank of Canada revealed the results of a national survey this week, and found that Canada's economic recovery has triggered an "entrepreneurial revival." More than 10% of respondents said they plan to start their own business within the next year, up significantly from last year.

Western Canada is the most entrepreneurially ambitious, with 17 percent of respondents wanting to initiate a startup soon.

Google tops employee attractiveness poll 

Universum recently released a report that saw Google as the top-ranked company for its employee attractiveness category. Not for the first time, Google is ranked highly for being one of the world's best companies for employees to work at. Sharpen up your resumes, folks!

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. As a first step to fulfilling that mission, Google's founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin developed a new approach to online search that took root in a Stanford University dorm room and quickly spread to information seekers around the globe. Google is now widely recognized as the world's... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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