What’s Happening in November 2018 at Small Business BC?

With the weather taking a turn for the chilly, November represents the perfect time to polish your holiday season strategy or get your small business off the ground. This month, our educational calendar is stacked with a mix of 30 new and returning seminars, Talk to an Expert consultations and […]

Government of Canada Launches Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

The Government of Canada has announced increased funding and action around female entrepreneurship. Titled the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, this comprehensive plan will help women grow their business through increased access to financing, talent, networks and mentorship. The Benefits of a Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Despite recent advances, gender inequality is still […]

How to Identify the Correct Small Business Insurance

Running your own small business can be an exciting but daunting adventure, no matter what kind of business you have. With so much on the go, you’ll be exposed to various risks that could have a huge impact on your day-to-day operations, not to mention your bottom line. With all […]

Explaining Small Business Tax Audits

Few things are more likely to send a shiver down the spine of small business owners than a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) notifying them of an audit. According to estimates, approximately 30,000 audit letters were sent out in 2017. There’s no sure way to avoid being audited, […]

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 […]

7 Things to Consider Before Starting a Small Business

Starting a small business? Make sure to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your Business Checklist. Download Now Entrepreneurs continue to be the driving force behind the economy of British Columbia. Small business represents a remarkable 98 per cent of all business in the province, employing over one million […]

What’s Happening in September 2018 at Small Business BC?

Summer may be drawing to a close, but things are heating up this September at Small Business BC with a packed calendar of education and events. On Thursday, September 6th we play host to our monthly meetup – Growing Global | Importing Success. Come along, network with fellow entrepreneurs and […]

The Biggest Fear of Selling Your Business

You will be hard-pressed to find a business owner who doesn’t love what they do. It’s a remarkable feeling to immerse yourself in an industry that you’re passionate about. Those feelings of pride are only enhanced when you turn that passion into a solid cash flow. However, being a business […]