Starting a Business
Thinking about starting your own business? Here's a great place to get started!
The Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs – Canada provides support, resources, and education for students interested in business ownership.
The Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre website has information about planning, launching and growing your business.
The eBusiness Connection website provides information about online business and information technology.
The Canadian Youth Business Foundation website helps young Canadians who have business ideas to get help and financing.
The Entrepreneurship Centre helps people develop business in the Ottawa region.
The Canada Revenue Agency has a Guide for Canadian Small Businesses.
The Mazemaster Self Employment site covers the 8 basic areas you need to consider when starting your own business. You'll find information, resources, and hot links. You can also do a business plan and cashflow forecast right on-line.
Ontario's Small Business Enterprise Centres help start-up and small businesses during their initial years of development and operation.
The ServiceOntario website provides detailed information about starting a business in Ontario.
Summer Company provides hands-on business training and mentoring – together with awards of up to $3,000 – to help enterprising young people start up and run their own summer business.The Ministry of Small Business and Consumer Services website provides advice on what to do before, during and after you launch a business.