Small business resources
Business plan essentials
From writing a business plan to ensuring that you understand what is needed in each section of that business plan. This is a much-needed and invaluable resource.
How to start a business in 15 steps
This website will walk you through the 15 critical steps that are required when starting a business.
BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) helpful resources
Find an array of articles that discuss how to tackle many of the challenges that businesses are facing today, such as strategy, marketing/sales, operations, technology, and employees.
Here, you will find an assortment of articles to help you start and grow your business. It covers topics such as starting your business, business structure, regulatory requirements, and funding sources.
Search through a variety of articles that cover popular business topics such as money & taxes, legal & insurance, and inventions & innovation.
Canada Business - Government Services for Canadian Entrepreneurs
Business grants and financing options that are vital to many emerging businesses can be found here.
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario oversees practicing accountants to ensure the public’s trust and in Ontario CPAs.
Canadian Public Accountability Board
CPAB oversees auditors and inspects audit files to ensure that they meet quality standards and that stakeholders demand. They are an excellent resource for anyone who wants to be confident in the integrity of the financial reporting of public companies.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has connected businesses of all sizes, sectors and regions to advocate for public policies that will foster a robust, competitive economic environment that benefits businesses, communities and families across Canada.
Canadian Association of Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (CAWEE)
CAWEE connects Canadian businesswomen and provides opportunities to build your contacts, share resources, acquire referrals, and develop skills and knowledge that promote business growth.
Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB)
CFIB is Canada’s largest non-profit organization devoted to creating and supporting an environment where your business can succeed.
Canadian Marketing Association (CMA)
CMA can help you grow your business, increase your team’s marketing knowledge and safeguard your industry marketplace.