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Build something big.

At Small Business BC, we provide the building blocks to help entrepreneurs like you start and grow successful businesses.

How We Help

Education

Business Education

Business theory is one thing. Applying it is another. We teach practical skills and knowledge you can use in the real world.

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Expert Advice

Expert Advice & Help

Bouncing ideas off of friends and family can be helpful, but it's no substitute for talking to a qualified expert.

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Resources

Registration Services

We can help you register your business and its name, as well as register for GST/PST and prepare it importing and exporting.

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Resources

Resources & Tools

Small Business BC offers dozens of free checklists, resources and tools designed to help save you time and money.

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Here to Help at Every Step

Starting a Business

Just Starting Out?

You have an idea that could change your industry. Or, at least, your life. At Small Business BC, we can help you make that happen.

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Growing a Business

Already Growing?

Have a established, growing business? Our team is here to support you at any stage with affordable education and advice.

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Exiting a Business

Planning to Exit?

If you're getting ready to exit your business, we'll help you access the tools to develop a succession plan or sell your business.

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Success Story

Throw everything else aside and commit. It’s an all-or-nothing approach that isn’t for everyone, but it certainly paid off for Reid Hemsing, the Founder of Two Wheel Gear. His outdoor lifestyle brand of cycling bags was snapped up by Mountain Equipment Co-op stores across Canada after only one year of […]

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If you’re wondering whether you can start a business in British Columbia if you’re not Canadian, you’re not alone. It can be difficult to sort through government regulations to find the answer to this frequently asked question. But it’s essential you know what you can and cannot do when it […]

Summer is the perfect time get an edge over the competition. Be confident that you have the business advantage by taking our great seminars this August. With over 20 free, favourite and returning seminars and webinars to choose from, you’re sure to find the right tools and resources for your […]