Canada Business Network Blog
Start your business Canada! Find the permits and licences you need
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn how to find the permits and licences that apply to your business.
Start your business Canada! Set up a business in four steps
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn about four basic steps to starting a new business.
Feasibility study vs business plan
Conduct a feasibility study to look objectively at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of your proposed business venture.
Starting a side business? Minipreneurs still need to plan
Learn more about minipreneurs, a new trend in entrepreneurship, and what to do if you're planning to become one.
Start-up funding: Borrowing from friends and family
Borrowing from family or friends may be a good way to get the money you need to get your business started.
Licences, permits and regulations: simplifying the process
Know how to find the licences and permits you need, and the government regulations to follow, in order to make sure your business is compliant.
Who's the right investor for my business?
Learn how to pick the right investor for your business.
Why start a co-operative?
See if a co-operative is the right business structure for you.
The advantages of buying a business
Do you want to run your own business? Find out the advantages of buying an existing one over starting one up.
Young entrepreneurs: Turn your daydream into your dream job
If you're a young person thinking about harnessing your passion and energy into a money-making venture, a plan of action could help you start your own business.