According to Statistics Canada, 98% of Canadian businesses are considered small, and they employ close to half the country's private sector workforce. Given that metric, it's obvious that a healthy and vibrant small business sector is essential to Canada's economic growth.
To further this movement towards, "Google and The Globe and Mail launches an online resource "Web Strateg" to help Canadian small business owners and entrepreneurs expand their Web presence and use Internet to boost sales and long-term growth. Web Strategy section on The Globe and Mail website will bring together Google's knowledge of business in an online environment with The Globe and Mail's insight into strategy and economic issues. The site will feature information and stories for small businesses, as well as provide tutorials about how to get started with Google's many business tools, including Google Places and AdWords," informs Google.
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