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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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Bill beside Indonesia Marine Police Patrol Boat Meet Bill English, Xanatos Marine Ltd

Success Story

Everything changed for Bill English in the mid-’90s after a close call between two vessels off the West Coast, caused by a lack of technology.

Latest Articles

The ten top small businesses in BC were announced last night as the winners of the 12th Annual Small Business BC Awards, at the Pan Pacific Vancouver. The competition was fierce, and the winners had to prove their excellence among a group of over 460 nominated businesses. The winners were […]

Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone out there who could show you the ropes to owning a small business? If you get a small business mentor, this can be a reality. However 84 per cent of small business owners are unaware about how to find a mentor in British Columbia according to a recent study by MentorshipBC.