Canada Post Announces GROW Burnaby Event

In a recently released report, Canada Post revealed the average number of online purchases made by Canadians increased 58 per cent between 2016 and 2018. Is your business ready to take advantage of this rapidly growing shift to online? Learn the strategies and tips you need to succeed at […]

EDC Unveils Women in Trade Investments Program

Despite advances in recent years, women entrepreneurs remain underrepresented in Canada. In fact, only 16 per cent of all small- and medium-sized businesses in our country are helmed by women. Of this figure, just 11 per cent of them are active in markets outside Canada. Export Development Canada (EDC) is […]

What’s Happening in May 2019 at Small Business BC?

This May, we’re gearing up for a busy summer season with a packed slate of educational options at Small Business BC. As usual, there’s plenty of hustle and bustle at the station headlined by our monthly meetup event on May 23, Waterfront Chats. This month, we’re focusing on start-up […]

Export Navigator Program Expanded to Support Regional Exporters

Small Business BC, alongside our partners at the Province of B.C., Western Economic Diversification and Community Futures is pleased to announce the expansion of the Export Navigator Program. In 2018, total British Columbia goods exported worldwide were valued at $46 billion. The Export Navigator Program helps rural business owners […]

What’s Happening in March 2019 at Small Business BC?

Temperatures are rising, the days are getting longer and it’s time to pack away the snow shovels for another year. Spring is almost here and it’s the perfect time to refresh your small business knowhow with one of the informative and educational seminars on offer at Small Business BC. It’s […]

What’s Happening in November 2018 at Small Business BC?

With the weather taking a turn for the chilly, November represents the perfect time to polish your holiday season strategy or get your small business off the ground. This month, our educational calendar is stacked with a mix of 30 new and returning seminars, Talk to an Expert consultations and […]

Export Navigator Pilot Program

If you’re located in the Cariboo, Central Vancouver Island, Kootenays, North Okanagan, or Pacific Northwest, Export Navigator can help your business grow! The Export Navigator pilot offers businesses access to community-based export specialists who can provide a personalized, step-by-step approach to exporting.