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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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Scott and Barry in front of truck - landscape Meet Barry Hartman and Scott Foran, 505-Junk

Success Story

Barry Hartman’s path of life could have been very different. The former professional snowboarder, who travelled the world representing a variety of sponsors, broke his ankle off the slopes while playing soccer. He therefore turned his attention to a marketing and management course at Kwantlen Polytechnic University when he met […]

Latest Articles

“Being an entrepreneur is like eating glass and staring into the abyss of death,” said Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our generation. Although erring on the side of the dramatic, it’s a statement that many entrepreneurs can identify with. As a […]

July is about celebrating everything it means to be Canadian. Did you know that there are more than 2.3 million entrepreneurs in Canada, which employ 48 per cent of Canada’s workforce, account for 25 per cent of total exports, and provide 30 per cent of Canada’s total GDP? Now that’s […]