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 […]

SBBC Launches Make it Happen: A Business Goal Setting Workshop

Unsure of how to achieve your business goals? Entrepreneurs, caught up in the day-to-day running of their business, can lack the time to set business goals. Our Business Goal Setting Workshop will help participants to dedicate time to set goals, provide tools to develop targeted goals and define the actions […]

Introducing the New and Improved Small Business BC Website

It’s a big day here at the Small Business BC office as we finally unveil our new and improved website. This project is the culmination of years of planning and hard work that touched upon most of our staff and we couldn’t be more appreciative of their efforts. With a […]

Nominations Open for the 2020 SBBC Awards and OFB Awards

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – nominations are now open for the 2020 Small Business BC Awards! For the last 17 years, the Small Business BC Awards have recognized the invaluable contributions and achievements of BC small business owners. In our province, small businesses are an essential […]

How to Set the Right Example for Young Workers

Between 2014 and 2018 around 18 young workers were injured daily on the job in B.C. But, a proactive approach from employers is trying to turn the tide. It starts by setting the right example for young workers. Work can be intimidating for young people, especially when they’re new to […]