Canada Business Network Blog
Temporary retail: how to make your business pop!
Whether you’re in business for a single day or an entire season, a pop-up store may be the answer to your temporary retail needs.
Start your business Canada! Get help with intellectual property and market research
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn how to find information about intellectual property and market research that applies to your business.
Applying for a small business loan? Score high with a healthy credit rating
Learn how to improve your credit rating.
Start your business Canada! Find government grants and financing
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn how to find the government grants and financing available to your business.
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.