CIAP Offers a Fantastic Opportunity for Female Entrepreneurs

Are you a female entrepreneur looking for an exciting new opportunity in the tech field? The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is currently looking for applicants for an exciting new program. Centred at Carleton University in Ottawa, CIAP empowers female entrepreneurs to avail of the exciting possibilities available in India. You […]

Join Small Business BC for INSPIRE 2018 on October 1

Entrepreneurship exists where intelligence and creativity meet. All that’s needed is a little inspiration. Luckily, we’ve got just the right event for you! Small Business BC is thrilled to announce the return of INSPIRE, an event featuring an evening of networking, celebration and education taking place October 1, 2018 […]

The Five Step Approach to Boosting Business Growth

In today’s pursuit of success, companies seem to be continuously revamping their brand, with key messages and strategies becoming overwhelmingly focused on growth and innovation. According to PWC’s 2018 Global CEO Survey, Canadian CEOs expressed a record level of confidence in the global economy (72%) and their own company’s […]

Help Us Serve You Better – Take Our Survey

Entrepreneurs know the value of market research. That’s why we’re enlisting your help to improve our products and services. Small Business BC exists to support and inspire British Columbia’s small business community. We want to learn more about your small business and how we can serve you more efficiently. You […]

How to Start a Tourism Business in BC

British Columbia’s tourism industry is linked directly to over 133,000 jobs across our province. And, the good news is, business is currently booming. In 2017 alone over 20.6 million overnight visitors arrived. This represents an increase of 3.3 per cent over 2016’s figures, or 181,700 extra visitors. Impact on the […]

Interested in a Tofino Coworking Space?

Known for its rugged natural beauty and world class surfing, Tofino has long been considered a ‘must-visit’ on Vancouver Island’s pristine west coast. In the coming months, this picturesque village could take a leap into the 21st century with the creation of a potential Tofino coworking space. The Tofino-Long […]

Cannabis Legalization Info for Small Business

Once Bill C-45 comes into force, B.C. consumers aged 19 and up will be able to purchase Cannabis legally. There will be two methods of purchasing cannabis: in stores, through provincially controlled or licensed retailers; or online, directly from a federally or provincially operated online platform. Cannabis legalization will […]