Small Business Week across Canada is celebrated the third week of October and this year Quinte Business Week will run from October 19-23.
Small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) make up 99.7 per cent of the companies in Canada and employ close to 90 per cent of all private sector workers. Every year the Business Development Bank of Canada takes a lead role in promoting this event and this year they have themed the whole week “Forging the Way Forward.”
This has been an incredibly difficult year for many businesses as they navigate through the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The purpose of the week is to highlight the importance of small and medium sized companies to the Canadian and local economies and this year it is more vital than ever. This year in the Quinte Region the three local Chambers of Commerce from Belleville, Prince Edward County and
(Bloomberg Businessweek) — In a Fox News interview on Sunday, President Trump made a provocative claim. “Just like last time,” he said, alluding to the 2016 election, “Bernie Sanders’s people are going to vote for me because of what I’ve done on trade.”
Trump’s contention that he’ll attract Sanders voters is based on the notion that he’s an economic populist and that voters on the left will overlook his record on race, immigration, and women, and spurn Joe Biden at the polls. The idea that Trump could win over a meaningful percentage of Sanders voters and left populists first originated with former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, who put this theory into action with disastrous results that led to his ouster from the White House.
Unbowed, Trump has revived it. So is he really poised to attract Sanders voters?
In a word: no. According to a tracking poll from