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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


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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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 & 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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Soil Mate Founder Matt Gomez - SBBC Awards 2 FILTER Meet Matt Gomez, Soil Mate

Success Story

Matt Gomez’s resume is full of surprises, from running an international airport to teaching English to rainforest inhabitants and Buddhist monks. His latest venture is just as unexpected. As Soil Mate’s Founder, Matt created a comprehensive online resource that connects consumers with local food and drink producers and the restaurants […]

Latest Articles

Taxes can be complicated, especially if you are an entrepreneur or small business owner. Businesses are have to face different filing deadlines, tax credits and payments than individuals. But the tax man will not accept confusion as an excuse during an audit. It’s essential that you understand the taxes that […]

You have a great idea for a business and the support of all your friends and family. But before you invest your time, capital and resources, you need to figure out whether it’s a viable business venture. Viability measures your business’ ability to start, grow and survive. It factors in target […]