Business Acquisitions: A Powerful Strategy for Growth

Author: Khurrum Khan, MBA, is a leader of BDC’s mid – large business team in Meadowvale, Mississauga Entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to acquisition as a growth strategy amid the booming M&A market. Business acquisitions have rebounded strongly since the lockdown

Getting Parents to Accept Help: 10 Tips

Author: Lucie Shaw, MBOT Chair & Owner of Nurse Next Door Mississauga Seek the advice of a trusted professional. A Physician can be your best ally in getting your parents to accept help. We find that an outside expert opinion

Five Facts To Convince Your Boss To Hire A Co-op Student

Author: Gonenc Fenton, Business Developer, GTA West, University of Waterloo Between artificial intelligence, automation, hybrid or remote work, and the downsizing of office spaces, the way we work has rapidly changed over the past two years. While experts had long

The Political Round Up

Local & Regional The Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) is the voice of business at the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel orders of government. COVID19 Response Given the situation that the COVID19 pandemic is essentially over, operations at

Houselife Services

Author: Heather Johnson, Owner of HouseLife Services When asked “What is HouseLife?”, the easiest answer has always been “We take care of stuff” – Your stuff, your client’s stuff, your parents’ stuff, your grandparents’ stuff, your kids’ stuff. HouseLife offers

Working Remotely Creates Risks, but There are Solutions

Author: Nick Johnston Program Coordinator of the Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences Degree at Sheridan College More people are working from home than ever before, and cybercriminals are trying to cash in. According to Statistics Canada, 42 per cent

Identify What You Can Change. Prepare for What You Cannot.

Author: Trevor McPherson MBOT President and CEO The onset of the spring season brings with it a sense of renewed optimism.  Restaurant patios have reopened (please support local), the aroma from a neighbour’s grill fills the air, and our days

Springing Forward

Author: Lucie Shaw, MBOT Chair & Owner of Nurse Next Door Mississauga It’s been just over two years since the pandemic was declared.  Little did we understand the magnitude of what that meant and how long it would take to