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Accelerate your business growth with our curated selection of resources.

New Business Registration

Licenses, Permits, & Registry

Service Ontario

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Description

Service Canada's business services online provides for a variety of resources, including registering a business name.

Key Features

  • Register a business name
  • Proprietorship & partnerships
  • Online or in-person
  • Fees & resources

Government of Canada

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Description

Resources from the Government of Canada about everything you need to create and operate a corporation.

Key Features

  • Information on process
  • Incorporation
  • Online or in-person
  • Fees & resources

Description

Bizpal is a streamlined service that assists in understanding what you need in permits and licensing in your area.

Key Features

  • Permits
  • Licenses
  • New businesses
  • Free online resource

Canada Revenue

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Description

Administrating tax laws for the Government of Canada. Key business registrations with the federal government. 

Key Features

  • Business number
  • Tax account
  • New businesses
  • CRA programs

Getting Started Guides

Guides & Information

Canada Business

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Description

Information on starting a business from taxes, permits, and regulations, to intellectual property.

Key Features

  • Permits & regulations
  • Intellectual property
  • Business support
  • Government resources

Description

Ontario’s economy and how to do business here; from tax credits for business to the Ontario Budget.

Key Features

  • Start-up
  • Economic development
  • Export & trade
  • Finances

E-business Toolkit

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Description

Ontario resources to help you harness the power of the internet and profit from e-business.

Key Features

  • Online
  • E-business
  • Start-up
  • Resources

FedDev Ontario

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Description

Small Business Services (SBS) helps Ontario entrepreneurs access government business information and services.

Key Features

  • Online
  • Start-up
  • Business support
  • Government resources

Local Business Resources

Guelph-Wellington Support

Grow Guelph

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Description

Guelph's Business Retention and Expansion Program (BR+E) which aims to create a strong local economy.

Key Features

  • Resources
  • Start-up
  • Business support
  • Finances

Innovation Guelph

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Description

Mentorship and business support programs to help innovative enterprises grow and thrive.

Key Features

  • Existing businesses
  • Mentorship
  • Resources
  • Innovation

Guelph Chamber

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Description

The Chamber of Commerce focuses on advocating, connecting and convening to grow the local economy.

Key Features

  • Business advocacy
  • Growing Guelph
  • Partnership
  • Connections

Description

10C Shared Space is a hub for community changemakers in Guelph focused on social enterprise and collaboration.

Key Features

  • Shared space
  • Collaborative work
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Innovation

Downtown Guelph BIA

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Description

An association of downtown businesses who work with the City to create safe and thriving business areas.

Key Features

  • Downtown Guelph
  • Business improvement area
  • Resources
  • Business Association

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