We want to ensure you have full access to all available business resources. Both Small Business BC and Canada Business are an excellent source for these free resources!
Small Business BC
Small Business BC is British Columbia's premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services.
Their core activities are supported by funds from Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. Through their ongoing operations and private sector partnerships, Small Business BC has been able to offer additional products and services to the small business community.
Products and services
Small Business BC offers a variety of products and services to assist you at every stage of your business.
From one-on-one advisory sessions and seminars to business books and kits; all their products and services are tailored to meet your business needs.
Small Business BC also offers information packed seminars and workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs across BC.
With experienced industry experts delivering on over 50 seminar subjects, Small Business BC offers quality education on a wide range of topics, including: business planning, marketing, legal and import/export. You'll find everything you need to start, grow and exit your business.
Small Business insights
The Small Business BC website has plenty of insightful articles and other free resources that your business can benefit from.
Canada Business - British Columbia
Are you looking to start or expand a business? Make your business ideas come to life. Click, Call or Visit Canada Business - British Columbia for all your business information needs. You can ask them about business planning, exporting, franchising, inventions, marketing, suppliers, financing programs, and more.
Click: Visit Canada Business website to access provincial and federal information on business-related programs, services and regulations.
Here you will find information on:
- Government grants and financing for your business.
- Permits and licences and your business obligations.
- Blogs about valuable business topics.
- BC Site Selection Tool which can help you find the best location to set up or expand your business.
Call: Canada Business British Columbia is also available by telephone, toll-free at 1-800-667-2272. There you can speak with a business information officer.
Need help with your market research? They have access to multiple specialized databases that provide you with results relevant to your business project.
Visit: You can visit Small Business BC and Canada Business in Vancouver at 601 West Cordova Street. Here they have a business reference collection in their library of government and non-government information, business-related publications, directories and business information databases.