How do I write a business plan?

Everything you need to know about developing a business plan. The site includes sample plans as well: Government of Canada Business Planning

How do I register a business?

One Stop provides entrepreneurs the ‘A, B, C’s’ to obtaining a business name and registering a business. The name says it all! BC Onestop Business Registry

Do I need licenses or permits to operate my business?

Bizpal is a service provided by federal, provincial, and municipal governments to streamline your businesses permit and licensing experience.

Where do I go to learn about business? (Other than Community Futures)

Small Business BC is British Columbia’s resource centre for learning about all aspects of owning and operating a business.

Export Navigator. Exporting can help your business access new markets and untapped potential


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