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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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Success Story

When an award-winning entrepreneur of three decades tells you something, you listen – even if they’re quoting Star Wars. This uniqueness is what has set Arran Stephens, CEO and Co-Founder of Nature’s Path and his company apart in the billion dollar North American organic food movement. Arran transformed a dream […]

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Celebrate Small Business Month in Surrey with Vancity and Small Business BC’s Good Money Talks™ Small Business series. Join us at Surrey City Hall on October 29, 2015 from 8:30 am to 12:30pm for the first in four free half-day of seminars tailored for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Doors open […]

Are you a business owner with an amazing story to tell? Or know a small business that you think deserves to be recognized in your community? Get them noticed by nominating them in any of 10 different award categories for the 13th Annual Small Business BC Awards between October 1 […]