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Are you thinking of starting a new business, or looking to grow your existing one? We offer a number of resources to help you get your business off the ground! 

From the basics on starting a business, to writing a business plan and information on benefits, we have a number of great registered programs to help you get started. We’ve also put together business-related book lists for you to browse and continue your learning. 

Visit our Business page for more great resources. 

Business Programs

Business Plan Basics – Part 1
Thursday, April 8, 2-3:15pm  |  Thursday, May 6, 10-11:15am  |  Thursday, June 3, 2-3:15pm
Whether you’re seeking start-up capital, or just want a solid road map to guide you through the early years of your business, a workable small business plan will help you work toward your goals. Part 1 of this 2 part series will cover an introduction to planning, the contents of your business plan, and go over various market research tools that we offer. 

Business Plan Basics – Part 2
Thursday, April 29, 23:15pm  |  Thursday, May 13, 10-11:15am  |  Thursday, June 10, 2-3:15pm
This course is recommended as a follow up after completing Part 1. In Part 2, we cover Operations, Financials, Critical Path, and other library resources that can assist you with your business plan. 

Starting Your Business Basics
Tuesday, April 20, 2-4pm  |  Tuesday, May 4 & 18, 2-4pm  |   Tuesday, June 1 & 15, 2-4pm
Thinking about starting your own business but not sure where to start? If you’re considering becoming an entrepreneur, this course is perfect for you. You’ll learn about financing, marketing, taxation, regulation and permits, market research and more. 

Benefit from Benefits: Learning Lab
Wednesday, April 21, 10-11am 
Business owners are often too busy building their business to think about being hit with a serious injury or illness. Join us as our panelists from Service Canada and Sun Life speak to both private and public-sector considerations related to benefits. 

Business Reading Lists

Check out our book lists to help you in your business ventures!








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