Business Planning Resources

These business planning resources will help you work through the areas you need to address as you compile your business plan so you can create a business that’s right for you.

The Canada Revenue Agency’s website provides electronic access to the majority of the Agency’s public information holdings, including forms, publications, and guides.  This website provides information, services, and applications that help promote compliance with Canada’s tax, trade, and border legislation and regulations.

Date: 2011/02/11

The Worker’s Compensation Board of BC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of BC. Education is available for employers and workers to monitor compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.  In the event of work-related injuries or diseases, WorkSafeBC works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work […]

Date: 2011/02/11

The Consumer Taxation Branch administers the province’s hotel room tax, municipal and regional district tax, tobacco tax, designated property, motor fuel tax, and horse racing tax.  It also provides important information about how these taxes may apply to you or your business.

Date: 2010/11/08

Small Business BC has a long list of articles and blogs that you may find helpful in starting your own business.

Date: 2010/11/08

The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is a national association comprised of over 1,700 members from Canada and abroad.  IPIC is the only professional association in Canada to which nearly all patent agents, trade-mark agents, and lawyers specializing in intellectual property belong.

Date: 2010/11/08

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO’s areas of activity include patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, and integrated circuit topographies.

Date: 2010/11/08