Is it legal to do business in home country while working in USA on a visa?

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the U.S. with a TN visa. I am planning to start a Canadian business part time with a partner in Canada (also a Canadian citizen). I've read that starting a U.S. business is not allowed while I'm working in the States with a TN visa, but I cannot find sufficient information online about whether I can operate a Canadian business part time while I am in the states as a Canadian citizen.

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If there is no connection with the USA and the business is conducted totally outside the USA you can certainly work out. More

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