Here are some useful resources for your small business. We’ve organized these into sections so you can easily find what you’re looking for quickly. Please check back often as this page will be updated continuously.

Small Business Organizations

Small Business BC – Business Resources – The Small Business BC website is an excellent resource for small businesses. Find a great wealth of articles, products and services (including corporate registry services), as well as a host of seminars to help you on a variety of topics for your small business.

Check it out at Small Business BC.

Canadian Federation of Independent Business – The CFIB website is the voice for small businesses across Canada, on a variety of topics such as taxes, labour laws, and more.

Check it out at CFIB.

Retail Council of Canada – The Retail Council of Canada is a not-for-profit association and is an advocate for retailers in Canada.

Check it out at Retail Council of Canada.

Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus – The Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus website has a listing of all the Better Business Bureau locations across Canada, as well as information about how to become a member, and more.

Check it out at Canadian Council of Better Business Bureaus.

Canada Business – Government Services for Entrepreneurs – The Canada Business website is maintained by the Government of Canada and has information on topics including starting a business, grants and finances, growth and innovation, taxes, export/import, and more.

Check it out at Canada Business.

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs – The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs is a great resource for all those who are entrepreneurially-minded, offering tools, education, and support to all entrepreneurs. They have three types of membership – including one for students and male entrepreneurs.

Check it out at Forum for Women Entrepreneurs.

Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

Women’s Enterprise Centre – The Women’s Enterprise Centre is BC’s leading resource for women entrepreneurs. It offers valuable information on skills development, business loans, professional guidance, mentoring, and more!

Check it out at Women’s Enterprise Centre.

Shes Connected – Social Network for Women – The Shes Connected site is a vast resource for the “today’s busy woman” and gives the user the ability to create both a personal and professional profile. It also boasts a large articles section on a variety of topics and offers many different networking opportunities.

Check it out at Shes Connected.

Women’s Enterprise Initiative – The Women’s Enterprise Initiative site is a source for business information and support for women in today’s business environment, including training and networking opportunities as well as business loans and much more.

Check out the site for your local area at Women’s Enterprise Initiative.


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