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 Business Ontario 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.

Ontario's Growing Your Business 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 Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs website provides advice on what to do before, during and after you launch a business.