OrgBook BC Transforms Data Sharing Between Business and Government

The Government of British Columbia has announced the creation of OrgBook BC, a new service aimed at smoothing the sharing of verifiable business information online. Designed to help reduce paperwork, OrgBook BC allows businesses to digitally share trusted information with government, suppliers, banks and other partners, significantly improving their […]

What’s Happening in February 2019 at Small Business BC?

While February is known as a time to show love to those around us, don’t forget to show some love to your small business this month. Small Business BC is here to help, with a wide selection of new and returning seminars in our education centre. While it may be […]

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 […]

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, […]

Government of British Columbia Introduces New Procurement Strategy

The Government of British Columbia is open for business. Each year, the province spends over $6 billion procuring a wide variety of goods and services for British Columbians and their communities; many of which come from small and medium enterprises. Procurement Transformed A new procurement strategy is being introduced to […]