Do I Have to be Canadian to Start a Business in BC?

The short answer is No. But you will have to meet important legal requirements. Requirements for starting a business vary across provinces and for the country as a whole, so there is some confusion whether non-residents can start a business in Canada.

The Corporate Shield: Absolute or Limited Protection

People tend to believe that a corporation will protect them personally from all types of liability. But what degree of protection does it really offer?

Beyond the Flash – Protecting Your Work

Beyond taking photographs, photographers need to know about licensing their work and how to properly prepare contract agreements.  While there are some basic terms relating to licensing, there are as many different licensing situations as there are photographs. Understanding the legal considerations will help you be aware of more complex […]

Top 10 Tips for When it’s Best to Use a Lawyer

If you’re uncertain what to do, don’t do it alone! You should consult a lawyer before you make any legal decisions. Here are some tips from Simply Legal for when to seek legal advice.

How to Exit Your Business: Your Legal Requirements

You need to be aware of the legal implications of exiting your business. Here’s information on what to consider when relinquishing ownership.

How to Comply With New Laws as You Grow

Youll likely be making more legal decisions as your business matures. Find information on the laws youll need to be aware of as you enter new territory.

The Legal Requirements to Start a Business

You want to start your business off on the right legal footing. Here’s a checklist of the basic legal requirements to start your small business.