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Additional Resources

Small Business resources that provide the building blocks to help entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses.

Grants & Loans

Canada Small Business Financing Program

Canada Small Business Financing Program - Up to a maximum of $1 million for any one borrower, of which no more than $350,000 can be used for purchasing leasehold improvements or improving leased property and purchasing or improving new or used equipment.


A Government of Canada program that offers free, customized advice to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), connecting them to funding and support programs that will help them grow their business

The Funding Portal

The Funding Portal - Canada's bilingual one-window gateway to improve access to 7000+ sources of government funding and private financing for business.

Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Information on how the Ontario Government can help you start and grow you small business.

Export Market Access

A Global Expansion Program (EMA) is designed to assist small to medium size organizations (SMEs) to access and expand their growth in new foreign markets that are beyond the U.S.

General Information

Export Wise is a must. It has timely articles on export opportunities, analyses of key markets and emerging opportunities, how-to guides, and profiles of successful exporters.

Profit Guide is the online archive containing more than a dozen years of articles from Profit.


Want answers or resources from a global community of entrepreneurs? Expect fast responses from, a bulletin board of questions and answers from community members (known as “redditors”).


CanadaOne is a free just-in-time business resource for small businesses in Canada, with over 900 articles on how to start-up and grow a Canadian business.