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Digital Transformation in Canadian SMEs: Insights from Xero’s Faye Pang

In a recent dialogue with CanadianSME Small Business Magazine, Faye Pang, the Canada Country Manager for Xero, shared enlightening perspectives on Xero’s essential role within the Canadian SME landscape. Emphasizing Xero’s mission to simplify, smarten, and improve the lives of small businesses and their advisors globally, Faye Pang detailed the mutual benefits derived from Xero’s longstanding partnership with CanadianSME.
This collaboration, particularly highlighted by Xero’s sponsorship of significant small business awards, underscores a shared commitment to fostering the growth and recognition of small businesses across Canada.
Digital Transformation in Canadian SMEs: Insights from Xero's Faye Pang

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Business Woman of the Month: Geena Jackson

Uplifting the Indigenous community in Canada has been on the agenda of many human rights leaders and entrepreneurs. This is, in fact, the reason why women entrepreneurs like Geena Jackson are breaking the stereotypes and bridging gaps between opportunities and common people. In the fields of media and Indigenous economic development, Geena Jackson is a huge influence and a force for change.
Geena Jackson, a dedicated supporter of Indigenous rights and the Creator and Executive Producer of Bears’ Lair TV, has a significant influence that transcends the confines of her Shishalh Nation (Sechelt) community in British Columbia.
Business Woman of the Month: Geena Jackson

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6 Indigenous Business Women to Celebrate on International Women’s Day

As the year 2024 gears up for tremendous economic changes, the Canadian business landscape is fast changing with every passing day. And though low on numbers, women entrepreneurs have made significant contributions to the Canadian economy without a shadow of a doubt! However, one community of women stands out amongst the broad ethnicities and backgrounds – the Canadian Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs.
From having to grapple a genocide to fighting for their fundamental rights, these formidable Indigenous women have definitely come a long to stand where they are today.
6 Indigenous Business Women to Celebrate on International Women’s Day

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Carol Anne Hilton

Founder & CEO of The Indigenomics Institute
Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO and founder of the Indigenomics Institute and the Global Center of Indigenomics. Carol Anne is a dynamic national Indigenous business leader, author, speaker and senior adviser with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England.

Small Business

Building a Future with Indigenous Values in Business: The Journey of Kaeden Merasty

In this episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we were honored to welcome Kaeden Merasty, Founder and CEO of The Indigenous Marketing Company (IMC) and a proud member of Flying Dust First Nation. A visionary leader with a background in marketing and international business from the University of Manitoba.

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