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.

The New Westminster Chamber of Commerce acknowledges that we are situated on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples and specifically of the QayQayt (qiqéyt) First Nations