Small Business Resources
Name Type Details
Canada Business - Government services for entrepreneurs

Government Contains comprehensive information on starting a business in Canada and covers provincial requirements. Includes extensive links to other government websites. Areas covered include grants and financing, taxes, regulations, licences and permits, import/export regulations, HR regulations, Hiring and wage subsidies, market research and statistics (contains links to appropriate government of Canada websites such as Industry Canada, HR & Skills Development Canada, Canada Revenue Agency etc).

Service Canada

Government Government services for starting a small business in Canada including financing, IP, seed capital, women’s enterprise centres with links to forms to be filled on-line.
Industry Canada Government Canadian Industry information by sector including specific information for businesses such as links to sector company directories and regulations etc.
Service Ontario - ONe-Source

Government An Ontario government portal providing guidance to government services, forms and information needed to start and operate a business. Ability to search by business type and locate resources from many levels of government.
Western Economic Diversification Canada

Government Services for Businesses in Western Canada.
Small Business Finance Centre

Private A one stop source to access all federal and provincial assistance programs (grants and loans) for small businesses.

Private Canadian small business news, events, articles and information