29 min

S2 Ep. 03: Supporting the Future of Small Business and Entrepreneurs through Skills Development FSC Podcast

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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are an important part of the Canadian economy and the workplace of many Canadians. But these businesses face steep difficulties in the coming years as COVID-19 government supports end. How can SMEs tackle challenges, such as skill and labour shortages, to flourish as businesses and employers?
In this episode we speak to three guests about the economic trends and opportunities facing SMEs in their region, from remote-first small businesses to new jobs in the green economy. They discuss the skills, roles, and supports needed to take advantage of these opportunities.
Speakers
Guests
Jason Rasevych, Partner, National Indigenous Client Services Lead, Deloitte Canada; President, Anishnawbe Business Professional Association
Dorinda So, Executive Director, pointA
Patrick Sullivan, President and CEO, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Host
Linda Nazareth
 Links
Future Skills Centre Homepage: https://fsc-ccf.ca/
Future Skills Centre Twitter: https://twitter.com/fsc_ccf_en
The Conference Board of Canada Homepage: https://www.conferenceboard.ca/
The Conference Board of Canada Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConfBoardofCda 
The Conference Board of Canada Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConferenceBoardofCanada/ 
pointA https://pointa.ca/
Halifax Chamber of Commerce https://halifaxchamber.com/ 
Anishnawbe Business Professional Association https://www.anishnawbebusiness.com/ 

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are an important part of the Canadian economy and the workplace of many Canadians. But these businesses face steep difficulties in the coming years as COVID-19 government supports end. How can SMEs tackle challenges, such as skill and labour shortages, to flourish as businesses and employers?
In this episode we speak to three guests about the economic trends and opportunities facing SMEs in their region, from remote-first small businesses to new jobs in the green economy. They discuss the skills, roles, and supports needed to take advantage of these opportunities.
Speakers
Guests
Jason Rasevych, Partner, National Indigenous Client Services Lead, Deloitte Canada; President, Anishnawbe Business Professional Association
Dorinda So, Executive Director, pointA
Patrick Sullivan, President and CEO, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Host
Linda Nazareth
 Links
Future Skills Centre Homepage: https://fsc-ccf.ca/
Future Skills Centre Twitter: https://twitter.com/fsc_ccf_en
The Conference Board of Canada Homepage: https://www.conferenceboard.ca/
The Conference Board of Canada Twitter: https://twitter.com/ConfBoardofCda 
The Conference Board of Canada Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConferenceBoardofCanada/ 
pointA https://pointa.ca/
Halifax Chamber of Commerce https://halifaxchamber.com/ 
Anishnawbe Business Professional Association https://www.anishnawbebusiness.com/ 

29 min