Choosing a Strong Trademark – Spectrum of Distinctiveness

Author: Ahmed Bulbulia, Pallett Valo LLP When considering a possible trademark for your business, product or service, the strongest trademarks are highly distinctive trademarks that distinguish your business, product or service from others in the marketplace. Strong trademarks are registerable

Your Business Pays for Rain – Here’s How to Pay Less

Author: Deborah Kenley, Senior Coordinator, Green Corporate Grounds, Credit Valley Conservation It’s now even easier for Mississauga businesses to qualify for a credit on their stormwater charge. Credit Valley Conservation’s Greening Corporate Grounds program works with you to identify the

Embracing Fall in Mississauga’s Business Community

Author: Steve Rhone, 2023 MBOT Chair, President & CEO, Weston Forest As we bid farewell to the warm embrace of summer and welcome the changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and shorter days of fall, it is a fitting time to reflect

Nurturing Economic Growth: The Vital Role of Small Businesses

Author: Trevor McPherson, President & CEO, Mississauga of Board of Trade In the hustle and bustle of Mississauga, where multinational corporations often steal the spotlight, it is easy to overlook the quiet heroes of our economy – small businesses. These

Home Care or Retirement Home—What’s Best for my Senior Loved Ones?

Author: Vyta Home care or retirement home—What’s best for my senior loved ones? When researching living arrangements for your senior loved ones, you’ll likely find two main options: 1) retirement homes, and 2) the one most older adults prefer—aging in

The Pandemic, Canadian Businesses, and the Government’s Response

Author: J D Factors The financial burdens which the COVID-19 pandemic put upon Canadians was especially felt by Canadian businesses and their owners. The unprecedented level of decreased revenue led many business owners to consider the stark possibility of closing

“Good” Names that make for “Bad” Trademarks

Author: Avery Lee, Associate & Trademark Agent, KMB Law Notes Keep it short and similar format Minimalistic Distinctive Customer knowing your product; suggestive See presentation today and article Whether you are part of a startup or an expanding business, it’s

Understanding the Road Ahead

Author: Canadian Western Bank Automotive dealers face an industry turbocharged for change – your bank should understand the road ahead. Today’s fast-evolving business landscape makes it more important than ever for Canadian auto dealers to have a flexible financial partner

Changin’ Times Demand Creative and Innovative Thinking

Author: Nathaniel Barr, Sheridan College For the times they are a-changin’. That classic phrase rings as true today as when Bob Dylan first sang it nearly six decades ago — particularly in the business world, where the Fourth Industrial Revolution,

Less is More: 5 Tips to Save Time, Money, and the Planet

Author: Deborah Kenley, Senior Coordinator, Green Corporate Grounds, Credit Valley Conservation If you own, rent, or operate a commercial property, the choices you make around landscape management directly impact the environmental sustainability and the public image of your business. Here’s