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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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Valkyrie Launch Portrait Meet Courtney Rice and Kaja Sadowski, Valkyrie Western Martial Arts Assembly

Success Story

Boxing, wrestling, swordplay and history probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think about martial arts, but that’s part of what makes Valkyrie Western Martial Arts Assembly stand out – and standing out is exactly what Co-Founders, Courtney Rice and Kaja Sadowski, do. These female entrepreneurs […]

Latest Articles

The food industry is considered one of the most challenging and high risk spaces to enter as a business. However, there’s no shortage of appetite amongst entrepreneurs wanting to enter the market. In fact, the food retail and service industry in Canada is currently a $200 billion industry and shows […]

Summer is the perfect time to turn your good idea into a small business venture or start preparing for your next phase of growth.  Make sure you’re equipped with the tools and resources you need by taking advantage of over 20 Small Business BC seminars and webinars happening this month. […]