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Sen. Cantwell, head of small business committee, targets gender gap in small business lending

canadianbusiness.com — NEW YORK, N.Y. - Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.
Aug 27, 2014

Nuts: Until 1988, U.S. law required female entrepreneurs to have a male family member co-sign a loan canadianbusiness.com/business-news/…

Aug 27, 2014

Nice: New U.S. legislation aims to make it easier for women entrepreneurs to get small business loans canadianbusiness.com/business-news/…

A timeline of the Tim Hortons-Wendy's merger

canadianbusiness.com — It all started so promisingly. Two folksy brands, Canadian coffee mainstay Tim Hortons and U.S. burger slinger Wendy's International joined hands in 1995 to form the continent's third-largest fast-food conglomerate. But after just over a decade of being bound together, Tim's was spun off and the relationship ended.
Aug 25, 2014

What can Tim Horton's learn from its previous merger with Wendy's? Plenty, it turns out: canadianbusiness.com/companies-and-…