Small Business Links


Local Government Links


District of Mission

Provides all local information on Mission.

http://www.mission.ca/

District of Mission Permits

If you need a local permit, then use this link.

http://www.mission.ca/work/building-bylaw-enforcement/building/permits/

District of Mission Business Licenses

If you need a local business license, then use this link.

http://www.mission.ca/work/building-bylaw-enforcement/licensing/business-licensing/


Provincial Government Links


Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation

A BC Ministry website with information and news pertaining to jobs, tourism, and innovation.

www.gov.bc.ca/jti/

Economic Indicators

An online resource for current information regarding economic indicators such as sales information, employment information, inflation rate in BC, wages in BC, etc.

http://www.gov.bc.ca/keyinitiatives/economic_indicators.html

Welcome BC

WelcomeBC.ca is a no-nonsense, one-stop website for newcomers, the agencies that serve them, and the communities they select as home.

http://www.welcomebc.ca/wbc/index.page

Small Business BC

Small Business BC provides entrepreneurs with the information and guidance necessary to build a solid foundation for their business. Through a wide range of products, services, education and resources, there's a piece that fits with every business. No matter what stage or what skill level, when an entrepreneur finds themselves asking "How do I...?" Small Business BC is the one to call. Visit www.smallbusinessbc.ca

One Stop Business Registration

A do-it-yourself business name request, business registration, business incorporation or business information website.  Lost? Give us a call or drop by the office and we will do the work for you. All this plus, upon your request, we will set you up with our free business counseling service.

http://www.bcbusinessregistry.ca/introduction/index.htm

Small Business Solver

Small Business Solver provides a way to save small business owners time and money by automating solutions to common small nosiness problems.

https://www.smallbusinesssolver.com/

 Ministry of Finance

A BC Ministry website that provides tax information.

http://www.fin.gov.bc.ca/rev.htm

Rural BC

Rural BC provides access to funding and assistance programs for rural communities.

http://www.ruralbc.gov.bc.ca/

ASPECT Small Business Employee Training Program

ASPECT is an Employee Training Program provided by Bowman Employment Services Inc.

http://www.aspect.bc.ca/

SOCAN

If you use music, live or recorded, in your business or for your event SOCAN will provide you with information on licensing as it is Federal Copyright Law.

http://www.socan.ca/


Federal Government Links


Canada Business Network

The Canada Business Network provides information and assistance in starting your venture, managing operations, persevering through adverse times and growing your business.

http://www.CanadaBusiness.ca

Canada Small Business Financing Program

Need financing? The Canada Small Business Financing Program makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders.

http://www.ic.gc.ca/csbfa

Industrial Research Assistance Program

The National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) provides technical and business advisory services and potential financing to Canadian SMEs engaged in science and technology projects.

http://www.nrc.ca/irap

BizPaL

BizPaL is an online service that benefits Canadian businesses by helping them identify which permits and licenses are required from all levels of government and how to obtain them.

http://www.BizPaL.ca

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office grants, registers, and administers intellectual property rights. Intellectual property – patents, trade-marks, copyrights and industrial designs – enables creators and innovators to increase the value of their products and services.

http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca

Small Business Internship Program

How can you benefit from e-business?
The Small Business Internship Program offers financial support to small and medium-sized businesses to hire a student-intern to help improve the use of information and communications technologies.

http://www.ic.gc.ca/sbip

Corporations Canada

Are you thinking of incorporating?
Corporations Canada provides leading-edge resources, tools and information designed to make it easy for entrepreneurs to file for federal incorporation.

http://www.corporationscanada.ic.gc.ca

Competition Bureau

The Competition Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency that contributes to the prosperity of Canadians by protecting and promoting competitive markets and enabling informed consumer choice.

http://www.cb-bc.gc.ca

Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy

Whether you are a debtor (you owe money) or a creditor (you are owed money), the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy wants to help you understand the bankruptcy and insolvency process and provide you with the information you need to best manage your situation.

http://www.osb.ic.gc.ca