Starting or Growing a Business

Planning your Business

A complete and thoughtful business plan is vital to your business’ success. Before you start writing your plan, check out the links below:

Business Finances

Your business’ financial health is paramount to longevity. These links will help you plan and manage your business finances at every stage. 

Registering your Business

The following links will help you register your business, get a business number and all applicable tax information for you to start selling today.

Provincial Tax Information

Get information on provincial tax benefits and find out how to collect sales tax from your local and out-of-province customers.

Hiring and Managing Employees

For all of your Human Resources needs, visit the following links:

Workplace Health and Safety

As an employer, you are obligated to ensure the health and safety of all of your employees while they are working. This requires that you comply with certain regulations and standards for the safety of your workplace.

Additional Resources


Contact the Economic Development Department at: 
613-443-3066 x2346