Innovate BC

Innovate BC delivers programs that address difficult aspects of operating a business in BC, whether that is attracting new talent, building employee and entrepreneurial skill sets, helping SMEs demonstrate applications of their technology, and other resources set to enhance the province’s business ecosystem.

Economic Development & Innovation

Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) works with Canadians Nationwide to bolster investment conditions, increase Canada’s innovation, expand global trade participation and establish a sustainable and efficient marketplace across the country.

Ministry of Jobs

The Ministry of Jobs is dedicated to supporting small businesses and innovation, facilitating economic development, and promoting ‘In BC’ investments. Their services encompass providing grants, funding, economic activity data and statistics, networking, and other resources set to bolster economic growth and innovation in British Columbia.

Small Business BC

Small Business BC (SBBC) helps British Columbia’s entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, easy-to-use free resources and engaging community events.

Women’s Enterprise Centre

WeBC, a nonprofit organization, has supported entrepreneurial women looking to start their own businesses. They provide business loans, training, workshops, peer support networking opportunities, and other such resources to secure a prosperous future for new businesses.

Trade & Invest British Columbia

Trade and Invest British Columbia (TIBC) provides information on how businesses can begin exporting goods, financial support, export guides, market research, tariff and trade information, and help assess export readiness for a business.

Small Business BC Import/Export Advisory Services

Small Business BC Import (SBBC) specializes in offering small businesses a range of services to help register their import and export status and offer specialized programs that help small businesses compete on the global stage.