Catch up with SBBC’s Free COVID-19 Webinars

As our community continues to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small Business BC is here to help. Over the past few weeks, we have held several free webinars geared at equipping businesses in our province with the skills and knowledge they need to survive the new realities […]

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 […]

Frequently Asked Questions Relating to COVID-19 and Small Business

Small Business BC is here to help British Columbia’s entrepreneurs navigate the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. Our team have been hard at work via phone and email responding to client questions on a wide range of subjects relating to the impact on small businesses. With the rapidly shifting landscape, […]

An Update on COVID-19’s Impact on BC’s Small Business Community

On March 13, alongside our partners at The BC Chamber of Commerce, BC Economic Development Association, and Community Futures BC, Small Business BC launched a survey to understand the specific impacts businesses in our province are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We were blown away by the response we […]

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 […]

CIRC – Allowing Small Business to Compete with Big Business

Running a small business is not easy! Entrepreneurs have to navigate through many hurdles, prioritize efforts and take risks. All of this at a breakneck pace and on a shoe string budget. Among the most significant barriers is competition from large enterprise, which has deeper pockets and seasoned teams. In […]

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 […]

2020 Business Trends to Watch

2020 is here, ushering in a decade brimming with potential for small business owners. Whether your focus is local, provincial or national, we live in a changing (and challenging) landscape for business. It’s also one that should be embraced as an opportunity for growth. Keeping an eye to the future […]

What’s Happening in December 2019 at Small Business BC

It’s December and preparations for the big day are well underway at the North Pole. In this time of giving, why not give the gift of education to your small business? This month at the station we’re decking the halls with a packed educational calendar aimed at helping your business […]

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 […]