AccessAbility Week at SBBC

National AccessAbility Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote the benefits of inclusion and diversity within the workforce. That’s why Small Business BC is thrilled to announce our inaugural AccessAbility Week! In conjunction with National AccessAbility Week, and in partnership with the […]

What’s Happening in April 2020 at Small Business BC

Small Business BC’s top priority is the health and safety of our clients and staff. As a result, we are making some changes to how our services are delivered. Our offices are now closed to the public until May 1, when we will reassess. All of our seminars and advisory […]

How to Support Your Favourite Small Business During COVID-19

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced COVID-19 was now considered a global pandemic. Since then, entrepreneurs across British Columbia have been grappling with a rapidly shifting business landscape. As we often like to say, small business is big business in BC. It makes up 98 per cent of […]

What’s Happening in March 2020 at Small Business BC?

The green shoots of spring are starting to appear across our province meaning winter is at an end. Why not use this transformational time to review where your small business could use a refresh? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade off your marketing plan; maybe it’s time to consider incorporation or […]

Programs Available Through Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development Initiative Trust works with local governments, First Nations, not-for-profits and independent businesses to build a stronger north by investing in economic development in Central and Northern B.C. The Trust offers a range of business programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities. The following grant programs […]

January is Accessibility Month at SBBC

Small Business BC is excited to announce our inaugural Accessibility Month. Are you looking to start or grow your own business? Join us for Accessibility Month in January 2020 featuring over 20 seminars and webinars, all with in-person ASL interpretation. A variety of topics will be covered, from business planning […]

Government Grants: Set Your Business Up for Success

Have you seen big companies in the news awarded for millions of dollars and feel that access to these funding opportunities are out of reach for your business? You’re not alone. I see this all the time when I speak to businesses. The reality is that grant programs are often […]