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Aboriginal Business Canada (ABC)
Program information. ABC provides financial and non-funded support to aboriginal businesses active in every sector of the Canadian economy.

Aboriginal Business Map
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.

About 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 Plus
This site provides advice of writing a business plan.  Make sure you click on "test your business" to take two quick tests to determine the viability of your business and of yourself (as an entrepreneur)


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 and management.


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 Network
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.


Info Export
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.


nVision Online
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!


On-line 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!]


Profit Magazine

Includes article, links and quizzes of interest to Canadian entrepreneurs


Resources for Business Women
Industry Canada

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 Entrepreneurs Grow
BENNETT GOLD, Chartered Accountants

Articles for Early Start-Up Businesses and Start-Up Businesses


Royal Bank: Small Business & Entrepreneurs
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 Guidelines
Small Business Loans Administration


Small Business Page - Information for Small Business
Revenue Canada


$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 the functionality.


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 solid advice.


Strategis Guide to Starting a Business
Includes: Small Business Guide to Federal Incorporation, The Electronic Filing Centre, Lease or Buy Calculator, Information Kits and Administrative Forms


Your Guide to Government of Canada Services and Support for Small Business

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