BNN's Small Business Week Transforms Canada, One Idea at a Time, Oct. 15-19

BNN's Small Business Week Transforms Canada, One Idea at a Time, Oct. 15-19 
- Canada's Business News Network launches Bell's Salute to Small Business 
Contest - 
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TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - This week, Business News Network features 
innovative Canadian small businesses, and addresses the challenges they face 
to be a success. With 48% of Canadians employed by companies with 100 or fewer 
employees, small businesses mean big business to the Canadian economy. BNN and 
co-sponsor Bell salute these 1.1 million Canadian businesses with a week of 
features during SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, beginning today and airing throughout the 
week, October 15-19 at 4:40 p.m. ET on BNN. 
BNN's SMALL BUSINESS WEEK captures the key steps of the entrepreneurial 
journey, telling the stories of both seasoned and budding companies. Viewers 
will learn about these smaller operations, will be able to ask questions, and 
learn from one another's mistakes in the small business marketplace. 
"Not only do small Canadian businesses create jobs for Canadians, but they 
also capture the entrepreneurial spirit that has helped build this country," 
said Jack Fleischmann, General Manager, BNN. "The 1.1 million small businesses 
in Canada are a fundamental part of the Canadian economy." 
Beginning on SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, small businesses can get a boost with Bell's 
Salute to Small Business Contest - a chance for businesses to win $25,000 in 
services to help their business grow. Small business owners, employees and 
customers can visit bell.ca/wesalutesmallbiz for more details on this contest, 
and to enter or nominate a business. 
"Bell supports small businesses in Canada not just during SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, 
but every week of the year," said Heather Tulk, Senior Vice President Bell 
Business Markets. "Bell is committed to helping small businesses grow and our 
Salute to Small Business Contest is just one way that we hope to be able to 
achieve that objective." 
Social Media Links:
Twitter: @BNN @Bell_SmallBiz 
About BNN 
BNN - Business News Network is Canada's only television service devoted 
exclusively to business and finance news with wall-to-wall coverage of the 
markets. The network features the only televised stock ticker with real-time 
data from the TSX, NYSE and NASDAQ. BNN provides Canadian investors with the 
latest business news, newsmaker interviews and stock market analyses. BNN is a 
division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's 
largest communications company. For more information about BNN, visit 
www.bnn.ca. 
About Bell 
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and 
business with solutions to all their communications needs: Bell Mobility 
wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell Satellite TV and Bell Fibe TV, Bell 
Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and 
information and communications technology (ICT) services. Bell Media is 
Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio 
and digital media, including CTV, Canada's #1 television network, and the 
country's most-watched specialty channels. 
The Bell Mental Health Initiative is a multi-year charitable program that 
promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma 
campaign and support for community care, research and workplace best 
practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk. 
Bell is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For Bell product and 
service information, please visit Bell.ca. For Bell Media, please visit 
BellMedia.ca. For BCE corporate information, please visit BCE.ca. 
Renee Dupuis, BNN, 416.384.3154 orrenee.dupuis@bellmedia.ca Shannon 
Gallagher, BNN, 416.384.4623 orshannon.gallagher@bellmedia.ca 
SOURCE: BNN - Business News Network 
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