How to Start a Business in Canada?

We will guide you on How to start a Business in Canada? Information for businesses on tax and tariff requirements, permits and regulations, intellectual property and copyright, and how to fund or incorporate a business, hire employees or sell to government.

Starting a business

Information on what to consider before starting a business, including registration, business plan templates, regulations and incorporation

Hiring and managing employees

Information on payroll, wages and other human resources obligations and advice on recruiting, training and managing employees.

Business grants and financing

Grants, loans, private and public sector financing and leveraging personal assets.

International trade and investment

Export, import and invest in Canada and foreign markets

Permits, licences and regulations

Information about the permits, licences and regulations that apply to your business

Business taxes

Income tax, GST/HST, payroll, business numbers and customs rates.

Intellectual property and copyright

Information on how to protect your intellectual property (IP) and gain competitive intelligence.

Doing business with government

Selling to the federal government, selling to other governments, buying from the government.

Protect your business

Information on insurance, risk, legal issues and security to help protect your employees, business and shareholders.

Research and development (R&D) and innovation

Access resources to help fuel your R&D and innovation projects. Find out about funding, collaboration opportunities, commercialization and licensing, technologies, innovative solutions and more.

Research and business intelligence

Key economic indicators for sectors of the Canadian economy, tools to help you gain the competitive edge and the latest statistics and labour market information.

Maintain, grow and improve your business

Maintain your corporation, business operations, marketing, management leadership, corporate social responsibility and more. Find out what you need to do to help your business thrive and remain in good standing.


Business Development Bank of Canada

Business Development bank in canada is the only bank devoted to Entrepreneurs. So, we will guide you in your business and how you can invest in canada.

As the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, BDC’s mission is to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses become stronger and more profitable

Build in Canada Innovation Program

the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market. BCIP provides you information on How to start Business with Government of Canada.

The Build in Canada Innovation Program has made major changes to better serve Canadian innovators and testing partners.

Licensing someone else’s product

Licensing is a way to get the rights to make, sell, use or improve on a product that is copyrighted or protected. Product licensing offers you the opportunity to maximize the market potential

Licensing can help you access new and better products. It allows you to leverage ideas generated outside of your own development team.