Focuses on sources of information of interest to Aboriginal entrepreneurs
such as Aboriginal business directories, professional and industry
association listings, information on financing, business start-up, maps
locating the reserves in Canada, etc.
Guide to Small Business: Canada
Susan Ward, The About Network
This is an amazing resource of
information and links. If you're a Canadian running your own small
business or thinking of starting one, Small Business: Canada will give you
all the business resources, contacts, financial sources, and tools that
you need to be a successful entrepreneur.
Business Start-up Assistant
Thinking of starting a business? Let the Business Start-up Assistant help
you become a successful entrepreneur. This Web site, organized by topic
and province, provides reliable information on market research, business
name and structure, preparing a business plan, financing, taxation, hiring
employees, doing business on the Internet and much more!
Businesswomen in Trade
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Includes: Online assessment of export
readiness, Success stories, Exporter preparation and much more.
Business Plan Pro Canadian Version
View sample business plans online.
Canada Business Service Centres
Single window access to information on provincial and federal programs &
services available for small businesses
CanadaOne is an online publication for Canadian businesses with articles,
resources, promotional tools, a free directory for Canadian companies,
links, reviews, and more.
Especially look at the News Release
Builder, Search Engine Submitter. as well as the Magazine.
Canadian Business Map
Industry Canada's pathfinder to national, provincial and municipal
information for business that is available on the internet. Includes
sections on Industry Statistics, Company Directories, Exporting from
Canada, Legislation & Regulations, Research & Development, Provincial &
Territorial information and Interactive Business Tools.
Canadian Management Network
Search a comprehensive directory of Canadian companies that support small
business. Access helpful links to a variety of websites with information
on tax resources, entrepreneur awards, and advices on business start-up
Community Futures Development
Association - Western Canada
This web site links you to over 90
CFDCs in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. CFDC provide a range of
business financing and business training programs for entrepreneurs
operating businesses in rural communities. The Western Canada CFDC Web
Page focuses on serving the needs of entrepreneurs operating businesses in
rural Western Canada.
The Knowledge Portal for Small Business. A collection of QUALITY sources
of information on small business, finance, international trade,
entrepreneurship, enterprise development and the economy.
Global Focus Consulting
Group home of The Import Export Coach
The Import Export Coach assists entrepreneurs and small business owners to
Go Global by providing international business start-up and development
tips, tools, links, resources, trade leads, and original articles, written
by a Certified International Trade Consultant. FREE Eye on the World Ezine.
Advice, advocacy, information, inspiration, news, discussion, free
directory listings, marketing support, networking opportunities, and goods
and services for home-based and micro business people.
Homepreneur Biz Buzz newsletter provides
quick and easy advice on running a business. What makes this periodical
significant is the content to specifically targeted to micro businesses
and home-based businesses.
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
The InfoExport Web site is designed to help Canadian companies in their
efforts to export.
Interactive Business Planner
Canada/British Columbia Business Service Centre. (1998)
The IBP is the first business planning software product designed
specifically to operate on the World Wide Web. The IBP uses the
capabilities of the Internet to assist entrepreneurs prepare a 3 year
business plan for their new or existing business.
My Project: Starting A Business
Business Development Bank of Canada
Includes: 7 key factors for a
successful start-up, Startup financing, The art of finding your niche.
The nVision website has collected together a series of articles,
references and tools of interest to Canadian entrepreneurs. Resources
include: Canadian Business Start-Up Guide, Q&A: Business to Internet,
General Business Resources etc. Well worth a visit!
Small Business Workshop
BC Canada Small Business Centre
[Includes sections on evaluating you business idea, cash flow forecasting,
business plans, marketing basics, financing your business and more!]
Includes article, links and quizzes
of interest to Canadian entrepreneurs
A new resource with links to various
Programs, Helpful Articles for Women, Magazines and Newsletters,
Organisations, Women's Business Help Offices, Women Search Directories,
Helpful Sites and Success Stories.
Resources That Help
BENNETT GOLD, Chartered Accountants
Articles for Early Start-Up
Businesses and Start-Up Businesses
Royal Bank: Small Business &
Topics covered include Start ups, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Managing
People, Developing Networks, & Customer Service, Business Plans etc.
Small Business Canada Magazine
This Canadian magazine is dedicated to small business. Their web site
includes selected articles from their publication as well as some features
that are only available on-line.
Small Business Loans Administration
Small Business Page -
Information for Small Business
$ources of Financing
Industry Canada. The $ources of Financing site offers a searchable
database of financial services to meet your specific business needs. $ources
is the new generation financial services tool on Strategis -- offering all
Start-Up Guide on
How to successfully begin a home-based business in Canada
This guidebook has been produced to support the efforts
of ordinary Canadians who are interested in how to start-up and
successfully run a home operation based on sound business principles and
Strategis Guide to Starting a Business
Includes: Small Business Guide to Federal Incorporation, The Electronic
Filing Centre, Lease or Buy Calculator, Information Kits and
Your Guide to
Government of Canada Services and Support for Small Business