Business Resources Listed below is a series of business resources to help you run and understand your business: Aboriginal Business Service Network: the ABSN is a collective of Indigenous business service providers in British Columbia who enhance access to business information and resources. Address Change BC: the online service to change address quickly and easy. BC Job Plans: a list of different job plans available in British Columbia. BC Online: the Internet access to e-government services for Legal, Business, Government and Professionals. BCBid: access British Columbia’s public sector bid opportunities. wBizPaL: find permits and licenses you may require when starting or operating a business. Business Development Bank of Canada: access news and resources of one of Canada’s top federal bank. Canada Business Network: services and information about the Canadian business network. Canada Revenue Agency: the CRA website will help you administer any type of tax, payroll and payables. Canadian Company Capabilities Database: database of different industries in the Canadian economy. Canadian Franchise Association: discover the organization that will help you grow your business through the franchise model. Canadian Intellectual Property Office: the CIPO is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. Community Futures British Columbia: get in touch with the community organization that contributes to social and economic improvement in British Columbia. Corporate Online: access the online filing centre for your business in British Columbia. Corporations Canada: government agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development responsible for the incorporation of Canadian businesses. Employers’ Advisers Office: government office that helps you with business registration and workers’ compensation. Employment Standards Branch: the sets standards for payment, compensation and work conditions in most workplaces in BC. FrontCounter BC: the government agency that helps in the process for individuals and medium-small natural resources businesses that are starting up or are already running their business. Futurpreneur: non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools for young entrepreneurs. Industry Training Authority: the ITA leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades systems. Investment Capital Programs: look up to programs that will help your business gain access to capital. Mentorship BC: connect with small business mentors and find mentoring programs near you. Ministry of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction: get support and services that will help you grow your small business. OneStop Business Registry: OneStop will help you to apply and complete registrations for a new or existing business with local, provincial and federal governments. Province of British Columbia: access all live news happening in British Columbia. Service BC: look for many of the hundreds programs and services the provincial government offers to residents, businesses and visitors. Small Business BC: premier resource centre for entrepreneurs and small businesses in British Columbia. Small Business Profile Highlights: short breakdown stats of small businesses in British Columbia. Starting a Restaurant in BC: online guide that provides you with the requirements for starting a restaurant in BC. Starting a Small Business Guide: a guide that will help you start your own small business. Trade and Invest British Columbia: agency that promotes business between BC’s and international enterprises. Western Economic Diversification Canada: learn more about programs and services that help businesses, non-profits and communities grow strong and diverse. Women’s Enterprise Centre BC: non-profit organization that helps women start, lead and grow their own business. WorkBC.ca: the provincial government’s access point to the world of work in British Columbia. WorkBC Employment Services Centres: support centre that will help you find a job and keep it. WorkSafeBC: government agency that supports, provides and preserves a safe work environment in British Columbia.