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Business Start-up Resources

Canada Business - Services for entrepreneurs
This site covers - government information, a business plan guide, checklists for going into business and feasibility checklists for starting a small business.

Ministry of Consumer and Business Services
An Ontario Government site for business registration, consumer protection and land registry information.

Registering a Business Name
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Register or renew your business, change your business information, apply for provincial and federal programs.

Business Development Bank of Canada
BDC delivers financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small business. Business startup, expansion and exports.

A directory of Canadian financial providers, a powerful search engine of financial providers, information on different types of financing and financial providers, and tips to help you secure financing.

Canada Customs & Revenue Agency
Filing income tax, self employed tax specific information.


Business & Financial Plans

Create a Business Plan
Many banks offer a step by step guide to preparing a business plan.


Becoming an Employer

Human Resources Development
Information available on hiring, training, compensation, termination and guidelines for current labour laws.

Salary Centre
Information available on wages and benefits.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Employers will find valuable answers and information about Workplace Safety Insurance.


Advertising Resources

Internet Advertising Bureau of Canada
Marketing and advertising standards of the Internet.


Information on Exporting

Canada Border Services Agency

A step by step guide to exporting produced by the Government of Canada.

Ontario Exports Inc.
Information about programs assisting Ontario exporters.


Online Workshops

Government of Canada