Canada Business App Provides Easy Access to Government Services

As part of their continuing efforts to help small business owners, the Government of Canada has announced the launch of the Canada Business App. Available for Apple and Android devices, the Canada Business App allows small- and medium-sized businesses to easily navigate government services, receive recommendations tailored to their business, […]

New Transparency Obligations Affect Canadian Business

Have you heard? Big changes have come to the information collection and disclosure obligations of federal companies and their shareholders, and similar obligations will soon be imposed respecting British Columbia companies too.  If you are director, officer, or shareholder of a Canadian corporation, you’ll want to read this. On June […]

Government Announces Canadian Experiences Fund

During the unveiling of Budget 2019, The Government of Canada announced the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF), a national program geared toward supporting communities across our country as they create, improve or enhance tourism products, facilities and experiences. How it Works The Canadian Experiences Fund is delivered in British Columbia by […]

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 […]

The 10 Step Guide to Starting a Business

Starting a business? Make sure to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your Business Checklist. Download Now British Columbia is home to over 500,000 small business. In fact, a remarkable 98 per cent of all businesses in our province are small businesses. They employ over one million people, accounting […]

Emergency Preparedness Week in British Columbia

Emergencies happen. Depending on where you’re based in our province, there are several dangers you could be exposed to at any time. This is why it’s so important to be prepared. This week marks Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada. This annual event presents an opportunity to encourage Canadians to […]

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 business […]

Benefits of Having a Blog on Your Website

Looking for ways to market your business in a cost-effective way? A regularly updated blog on your site is considering the gold standard for increasing your visibility and generating more leads for your business. In this article we’re going to discuss the benefits of having a blog on your website. […]