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Free online resources


Consult our practical guides and our free resources to clearly understand legal structures and how to register a company in Quebec before setting up your business.

Competition Bureau Canada

  • 50 Victoria Street, Room C-114
  • Gatineau, Québec
  • K1A 0C9
  • 819 997-3301, 1 800 348-5358

Services offered:  CA Identification Number - Enforcement of the law that protects competition

Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)

  • 140 O’Connor Street, L’Esplanade Laurier, 6th Floor, East Tower
  • Gatineau, Québec
  • K1A 0R5

Services offered:  Standards development - Certification and qualification programs - Management systems programs - Federal government procurement and materiel management community certification program

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

  • 33 Milton Street, Suite 500
  • Montréal, Québec
  • H2X 1V1
  • 1 800 797-6226, 514 844-8377

Services offered:  Licensing - Rights management - International royalties - Promotion and defense of its members' rights

Association de la construction du Québec

  • 9200, Métropolitain boulevard East
  • Montreal, Québec
  • H1K 4L2

Services offered:  Coaching - Growth - Start-up - Sustainable Development - Training - Management - Mentoring - Networking - Consulting Services - RBQ License Training - Technical services

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

  • 979 Bank Street, Suite 400
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • K1S 5K5
  • 1 877 860-1411

Services offered:  Domain names registration

Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ)

  • 1201 Crémazie Blvd. East, Suite 1.210
  • Montréal, Québec
  • H2M 0A6

Services offered:  Standards development - Certification - Laboratory assessment - Verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions claims - Verification of claims (AGRO-COM) - Water Treatment Technology Validation - ASI standards

Quebec Law Network

  • 75, Des Châteaux Blvd., Suite 102
  • Blainville, Québec
  • J7B 2A4

Services offered:  Consulting services - Legal documents - Lawyer directory - Telephone consultations with a lawyer - Legal store

Registraire des entreprises du Québec

  • 2050 de Bleury Street, RC 10
  • Montréal, Québec
  • 1 800 644-0075

Services offered:  Business registration

Corporations Canada

  • 235, Queen Street
  • Ottawa, Ontario
  • K1A 0H5
  • 1 866 333-5556

Services offered:  Registration - Incorporation

Charities Directorate

  • 1 888 892-5667

Services offered:  Registration

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ)

  • 1 888 222-6272

Services offered:  Financing - Sustainable development - R&D and innovation - Permits - Agri-environment - Agrotourism - Farm registration - Mandatory health and safety training - Food inspection - Animal health - Agricultural property taxes

Office des professions du Québec

  • 800 Place D’Youville, 10th Floor
  • Québec, Québec
  • G1R 5Z3
  • 418 643-6912, 1 800 643-6912
  • Fax: 418 643-0973

Services offered:  Registration - Regulations

Young Bar Association of Montreal - Legal consults for businesses

  • 445 Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Suite RC-03
  • Montréal, Québec
  • H2Y 3T8

Services offered:  Copyright - Consulting services - Intellectual property - Regulations

Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité - Lévis office

  • 1500 Métivier Street, Suite 210
  • Lévis, Québec
  • G6V 0P6

Services offered:  Support for the development of cooperative and mutualist skills - Coaching - Financing - Training - Young COOP Program - Networking

Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité - Montreal office

  • 7000 du Parc Avenue, Suite 302
  • Montréal, Québec
  • H3N 1X1

Services offered:  Support for the development of cooperative and mutualist skills - Coaching - Financing - Training - Young COOP Program - Networking

First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission (FNQLEDC)

  • 265 Place Chef Michel Laveau, suite 200
  • Wendake, Québec
  • G0A 4V0

Services offered:  Coaching - Growth - Startup - Sustainable development - Busines plan - Training - Managing - Marketing and sales - Mentoring - Business plan - Networking

Lavery Go inc.

  • 514 871-1522, 418 688-5000, 819 346-5058, 819 373-7000

Services offered:  Legal support program for startups

  • Businesses video gallery 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    Find tax information for business owners. View a selection of online videos offered by the Canada Revenue Agency or register for other information sessions and seminars.

  • Centralized professional services ePortal 

    ​public Services and Procurement Canada
    ​If you are a professional or a specialist, you can register your company in this database to conduct business with the Government of Canada.

  • Quebec Business Transfer Fund 

    Centre de transfert d'entreprise du Québec
    Get specific business transfer funding to promote entrepreneurial growth and succession of existing businesses.

  • Registering for charitable status 

    ​Canada Revenue Agency
    ​Find out whether your organization meets the criteria needed for you to register it as a charity.


    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Do you have a construction, architectural or engineering services business? Register in this database to become an approved supplier to the Government of Canada.

  • E-services for businesses 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    You could save time and paper by using electronic services to handle tax filing and payment.

  • Business number registration 

    ​Canada Revenue Agency
    ​Your Business Number is your single account number for dealing with the government regarding GST/HST, payroll, import/export and other activities.

  • Federal incorporation 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Corporations Canada
    Access convenient online or paper methods of incorporating your business federally.

  • Not-for-profit corporations 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Discover how to incorporate and run your not-for-profit organization at the federal level.

  • Business succession 

    ​Fonds de solidarité FTQ
    ​Get coaching and financing to help you buy or sell a business.

  • NUANS Corporate name search 

    ​Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Compare your proposed business name to the names of existing businesses to see if it is unique.