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 […]

EDC Unveils Women in Trade Investments Program

Despite advances in recent years, women entrepreneurs remain underrepresented in Canada. In fact, only 16 per cent of all small- and medium-sized businesses in our country are helmed by women. Of this figure, just 11 per cent of them are active in markets outside Canada. Export Development Canada (EDC) is […]

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 […]

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 […]

SBBC Returns to Surrey for Build. Grow. Thrive.

Small Business BC, in association with our partners Envision Financial, is thrilled to announce we’ll be hitting the road again this spring. Join us Wednesday, May 1 at Surrey City Hall for Build. Grow. Thrive. a day of education that connects entrepreneurs with the province’s leading tools and resources. […]

5 Business Start-up Mistakes to Avoid

Starting a business? Make sure to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your Business Checklist. Download Now When entrepreneurs come up with an idea for a business it’s an exciting time. They’re fired up and they want to share their vision with the world. At this time, it’s vital […]

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

Temperatures are rising, the days are getting longer and it’s time to pack away the snow shovels for another year. Spring is almost here and it’s the perfect time to refresh your small business knowhow with one of the informative and educational seminars on offer at Small Business BC. It’s […]