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  • Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program 

    The Martin Family Initiative
    If you are an entrepreneurial aboriginal student, you could learn how to create a product-based and service-driven business from experienced business mentors.

  • Accelerated Growth Service 

    ​Innovation, Science and economic Development Canada
    ​Does your company have annual sales of at least $5 million and show promising growth? You may be eligible for the CED support program.

  • Accélérer la relance des entrepreneures (in French only)

    Réseau des femmes d'affaires du Québec (RFAQ)
    Get coaching in the form of workshops, access to a call for tenders platform and training to accelerate your growth, your revenues and the profitability of your business owned by at least 25% by women.

  • Advance rulings for tariff classification 

    ​Canada Border Services Agency
    Get confirmation on the rate of duty that will apply to goods you plan to import.

  • Alberta Purchasing Connection 

    Alberta Government
    Find opportunities to sell your products or services to the Government of Alberta and to other agencies.

  • Alternate work arrangements and work hour reduction 

    Emploi Québec
    Get expert advice and a contribution of up to 50% of expenses relating to implementing a work hour reduction plan for your business.

  • Applying as a business immigrant 

    Immigration, Francisation et Intégration
    Find all the information you need if you wish to immigrate to Quebec in order to develop your business projects.

  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card 

    ​Canada Border Services Agency
    ​You can use this card to help you cross the border faster when you travel for business to participating countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • BDC Advisory Services 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Connect with highly experienced specialists who can help you better manage your business, increase revenues and optimize operations.

  • BDC Advisory Services — Certifications 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    ​Get advice to achieve international certifications, to pass an audit in quality management, to information security and environmental management, using proven methodology, employee engagement and coaching support.

  • BDC Advisory Services — E-commerce 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get guidance to help launch or optimize your digital presence through knowledge sharing, coaching and support.

  • BDC Advisory Services — Financial Management 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get advice on helping you and your team master the principles of financial management through practical tools, plans, coaching and support.

  • BDC Advisory Services — Leadership and Management 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get advice from experienced specialists on structured approaches focused on business management, coaching and support, and effective tools to improve your management practices.

  • BDC Advisory Services — Operational Efficiency 

    ​Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get guidance on a structured approach that will help you fix your most pressing operational issues, boost your bottom line and set the stage for continuous improvements through practical tools, plan, virtual on site workshops, coaching and support.

  • BDC Advisory Services — Sales and marketing 

    ​Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get advice on action oriented approaches focused on developing and implementing a strategy plan to increase your sales through knowledge sharing, coaching and support.

  • BDC Technology Consulting 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get fee-based consulting services to help you maximize your information and communication technology (ICT) investments.

  • BDC Webinars 

    ​Business Development Bank of Canada
    Watch free webinars delivered by BDC experts to help you make better business decisions and achieve your business goals.

  • Business Opportunities: Development and Humanitarian Aid Markets 

    ​Trade Commissioner Service
    ​Learn about export opportunities in international humanitarian and aid markets.

  • Business immigration programs 

    Immigration and citizenship
    ​Interested in moving to Canada to start a business? Find out if you can immigrate as a self-employed individual or receive a start-up visa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Buyandsell.gc.ca — Procurement Assistance Canada Coaching Service 

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Receive one-on-one personalized assistance for your business who has had limited success bidding on federal government opportunities.

  • Buyandsell.gc.ca — Register as a supplier 

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Register your business to get a Procurement Business Number, and search for active tenders so you can bid on contracts and sell your goods and services to the federal government.

  • Buyandsell.gc.ca — Tenders 

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Access information on tenders issued by the Government of Canada.

  • CANPASS 

    ​Canada Border Services Agency
    ​If you are a frequent and low-risk traveller, you can apply for access to speedier and easier entry into Canada.

  • CDL - Montreal Artificial Intelligence 

    ​Creative Destruction Lab - Montreal
    Get mentoring and coaching for the implementation of artificial intelligence solutions for the development of products, services and processes.

  • CDL - Montreal Supply Chain 

    ​Creative Destruction Lab - Montreal
    Get mentoring and coaching on implementing artificial intelligence solutions for supply chain visibility, optimization and improvement.

  • CGLCC - Supplier Diversity 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    If your business is at least 51% LGBT+-owned, controlled, and operated, you could get help to leverage your position as a diverse supplier to other businesses.

  • CGLCC - Training 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    Get access to courses and workshops to learn how to engage with your LGBT+ employees, business opportunities or customers.

  • CGLCC- Global 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    Get connected with LGBT+ chambers of commerce and partnership opportunities around the world and leverage their expertise to help you do business abroad.

  • COREX Program 

    Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec
    Get an export diagnostic and business plan, as well as help choosing trade corridors, finding suppliers and trading partners, and establishing your business.

  • COVID-19 and Your Business newsletter 

    Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada
    Subscribe to receive timely information from the federal government on keeping your workers safe, receiving your vaccine and finding the support you need.

  • COVID-19: Waiving tariffs on certain medical goods 

    Canada Border Services Agency
    If your business imported certain medical items into Canada on or after May 5, 2020, including PPE (masks, gloves, garments, sterilization products), you will not have to pay tariffs on those items.

  • CRA BizApp 

    ​Canada Revenue Agency
    Get quick access to your business accounts via the CRA mobile web application.

  • Calling all manufacturers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    ​Government of Canada
    If you are a Canadian manufacturer or a business that can help Canada meet the need for medical supplies, we need your help.

  • CanCOVID 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    If your organization is working directly on solutions for the COVID-19 crisis, you could access facilities, R&D collaborations and more by joining this rapid-response network that brings health, science and policy researchers together.

  • Canada Consumer Product Safety Act 

    ​Government of Canada
    ​If you manufacture, import, distribute or sell products, find out what you need to do to ensure that your products are safe.

  • Canada Tariff Finder 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Get up-to-date tariff information for specific products and countries where Canada has a Free Trade Agreement. Compare rates for multiple products or countries to improve your cost forecasting and identify your best options.

  • Canada's anti-spam legislation 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Get information on Canada's new Anti-Spam Law and how it affects your business

  • Canadian Commercial Corporation 

    Canadian Commercial Corporation
    Connect with foreign government buyers and the Canadian government when pursuing government procurement leads in another country.

  • Canadian Technology Accelerators 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Get  mentoring, workspace in foreign markets and introductions to potential  partners, investors and customers in the clean-tech, information and  communications technology (ICT) and life sciences sectors.

  • Canadian Trade Commissioner Service 

    Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Help to prepare your business for international markets, assess your organization’s potential, find contacts and resolve problems.

  • 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.

  • Circuit 4 0 (in French only)

    ​PME MTL
    Get personalized coaching and training to plan and succeed in your digital transformation.

  • Civic Incubator 

    Maison de l'innovation sociale
    Get free coaching to mature your ideas for social and environmental impact projects.

  • Clean Growth Hub 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada / Natural Resources Canada
    Get advice from a team of experts from across government that can help you find and understand what programs and services may be right for you.

  • Closing CRA program accounts 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    When closing your business, remember to complete the required Canada Revenue Agency forms.

  • Coaching and strategic advice 

    Investissement Québec
    Take advantage of this free program and receive support on management, marketing, finances, human resources, technology, export, production and more.

  • Connexion CA (in French only)

    ​Culture Montérégie
    Recruit business people to the board of directors or an advisory committee of your non-profit organization (NPO) with this networking program for the cultural and social economy sectors

  • Contract Services 

    ​Department of Highways and Public Works
    ​You can access information on Government of Yukon's contracting process and find out about current and anticipated tenders.

  • Corporations Canada: Dissolving a corporation 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Learn the steps to take and what forms are needed to obtain approval for the legal termination of your corporation under the Canada Business Corporations Act.

  • Current Tenders — Nova Scotia 

    Procurement Services
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Customized Products and Services 

    Statistics Canada
    Get all the data your business needs with custom surveys and data, maps, research and analysis, consulting services, statistical training and more.

  • CyberSecure Canada certification mark 

    ​Innovation, Science and Economic Development
    Get certification from the federal government for complying with baseline cyber security controls, such as having an incident response plan, securely configured devices and software, and employee awareness training. The certification mark lets your customers, investors, partners and suppliers know that you have decreased the risk of cyber threats to your business.

  • Datapreneur (in French only)

    Centre d'entrepreneuriat Poly-UdeM
    Join an eight-month journey to turn your megadata-related discoveries in artificial intelligence and data science into real-world applications.

  • Developmental Licences Playbook 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Apply for a developmental licence that provides access to wireless spectrum to test and validate innovative solutions in health care, transportation, smart cities, manufacturing, agriculture, public safety and more.

  • Direct deposit 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    You can sign up to receive tax and payroll refunds in a more timely and convenient manner.

  • Doing Business with the Government — British Columbia 

    Procurement Services
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • E-services for businesses 

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

  • EDC Trade Advisor 

    Export Development Canada
    Looking to grow internationally or diversify into new markets? A trade advisor can help you navigate a variety of options, providing you with market information, connecting you with other experts, and helping you start exporting quickly.

  • EDC — Company InSight 

    Export Development Canada
    Get expert help and access data-driven insights to support your research and help you make informed decisions about doing business in international markets with agents, buyers, customers, distributors and partners.

  • EDC — Export Help 

    Export Development Canada
    Get export information, referrals to relevant business partners and answers to your questions about going global from a Trade Advisor. Advisors draw on their expertise and market know-how to help you find the resources best suited to your business to help you succeed abroad.

  • EDC — Export Help Hub 

    Export Development Canada
    Find the trade information you need from export advisors, in order to grow your business in new markets such as the U.S., European Union and Mexico. Get answers to questions about customs, financing, paying taxes and more.

  • EDC — Select Credit Insurance 

    ​Export Development Canada
    Get fast short-term solutions to cover up to 90% of your insured losses, if your customer doesn't pay.

  • ENERGY STAR certification 

    ​Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)
    ​If your business produces or supports energy efficient products and systems, you could qualify for ENERGY STAR certification.

  • Entreprendre Ensemble (in French only)

    ​Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (RJCCQ)
    Are you a young self-employed worker, freelancer or Aboriginal entrepreneur in Montreal? Get coaching to develop your skills and accelerate your entrepreneurial process.

  • Environmental technology verification 

    ​ETV CanadaI
    Find out how you can get your new environmental technology accepted, both nationally and internationally.

  • Essential Services Contingency Reserve 

    ​Public Services and Procurement Canada
    If you’re an essential business and can’t get personal protective equipment for your workers through other means, you can purchase from Canada’s reserve on a cost-recovery basis.

  • ExploreIP 

    Science and Economic Development Canada
    Search by technology, expertise, location or related patents to find Canadian-owned licensable patents.

  • Export Distribution Centre Program 

    ​Canada Revenue Agency
    ​If your non-manufacturing business adds limited value to goods destined for export, you could be exempt from paying GST/HST on certain imports.

  • Exporter Solutions 

    ​Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
    Connect with Trade Commissioners for assistance and advice for a wide range of export and international business-related topics such as preparing for international markets, assessing potential markets, finding qualified contacts and resolving business problems.

  • Exporters of Processing Services Program 

    Department of Finance Canada
    Your Canadian manufacturing service company may qualify to import certain goods without paying GST or HST if those goods are later exported.

  • Express Entry 

    Immigration and citizenship
    Express Entry aims to facilitate matches between Canadian businesses and skilled immigrants who wish to work in Canada permanently.

  • FULL Business and Entrepreneurship Skills Training BEST 

    The Canadian Centre for Aboriginal Entrepreneurship
    Access training in proposal writing, strategic planning, financial literacy, leadership, and more.

  • Federal incorporation 

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

  • Find a Licensed Insolvency Trustee 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Connect with a federally licensed professional who can help you restructure your business, file a proposal, or file for bankruptcy.

  • Free and Secure Trade 

    Canada Border Services Agency
    Get pre-approved to move low-risk goods faster through the Canada-U.S. border.

  • Funded Networks of Centres of Excellence 

    Networks of Centres of Excellence
    Canada’s brightest research, development and entrepreneurial talent have come together to address industry challenges – and you can leverage the results.

  • GO Talent 

    Information and Communications Technology Council
    Use the e-Talent Canada platform to recruit qualified internationally educated IT professionals who are within days, weeks or months of arriving in Canada as permanent residents.

  • Global Bid Opportunity Finder 

    ​Canadian Commercial Corporation
    Use this web-based application, exclusive to Canadian companies, to search through, evaluate and bid on opportunities from around the world.

  • Government procurement - Quebec 

    ​Secrétariat du Conseil du trésor
    ​Find the information you need to do business with the Government of Quebec and benefit from Quebec government contracts.

  • Group benefits plan for SMEs 

    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal 
    The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal invites SMEs to take advantage of the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan, the largest group of its kind in Canada.

  • Hire a worker without an LMIA 

    Immigration and citizenship
    Hire a temporary worker without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

  • Human resources management support 

    Emploi Québec
    Get expertise on human resources management, including an assessment, coaching, consultation, and management support.

  • Hypercroissance Québec 

    ​Startup Montréal
    Develop your innovative, fast-growing Quebec company by increasing your exports and accelerating your growth.

  • INNO-CENTRE – IndiceF 

    ​Inno-Cnetre
    If your business is managed or owned by women, you can get access to complimentary advice and expertise to support its growth and performance objectives.

  • IP for Business 

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Access a selection of free online and in-person seminars, tools and resource materials or speak with an expert to help you protect your intellectual property and use it as a strategic asset for your business.

  • Incubation 3737 

    ​Groupe 3737
    Get support through this incubation program to advance your entrepreneurial project.

  • Indigenous Women’s Entrepreneur Program 

    ​National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
    Access training, tools and resources for developing your Aboriginal women's business.

  • Industrial Designs 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about and search for industrial designs or apply for registration to protect the original visual features of a product.

  • Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) — Advisory Services 

    National Research Council Canada
    Get expert advice from concept to commercialization in areas like patent searches, strategic intelligence and technology.

  • Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) — Financial Assistance 

    National Research Council Canada
    Get a non-repayable contribution to develop, adopt or adapt new or improved technologies at any stage of innovation.

  • Innovation Canada — Innovation Advisors in Quebec 

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    If you're developing a new product, technology or process, an Innovation Advisor can provide you with free, one-on-one assistance to help you find the government supports that are right for your business. Our advisors are former entrepreneurs with established networks in both private and public sectors, and can help put you in touch with specialists in finance, technical advice and foreign market expertise, to help your business grow from here. Innovation Advisors help companies that are incorporated for profit in Canada. Is this you?

  • Intellectual property licensing 

    National Research Council Canada
    You can partner with R&D experts to commercialize their existing patented technologies.

  • International trade and investment 

    ​Business and industry Canada
    ​Find resources to help support your trade activities, especially if you are new to importing or exporting.

  • Job Bank 

    Service Canada
    Post jobs in the Job Bank and find qualified candidates to fill positions.

  • Le français, ça compte! 

    ​Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
    ​Does your company have 50 employees or less? Le français, ça compte! program offers practical tools and relevant references to help you successfully make the digital shift to French.

  • Let’s Start Up Program 

    ​Lise Watier Foundation
    Take advantage of free coaching to help you launch your business.

  • Liaison Officer Service 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    Request in-person support and guidance at key moments in your business’ life cycle to help you understand and meet your tax obligations.

  • MERX — Canadian Public Tenders 

    ​Public Services and Procurement Canada
    ​Find opportunities to sell your products or services to provincial governments and other organizations using the MERX system.

  • Magnet — Export Growth Portal 

    Magnet
    Use this free export business portal to match your business with relevant events and opportunities based on your export readiness, sector, location and goals. Get timely email updates about resources and services from export experts, and access a customizable dashboard.

  • Magnet — Talent Acquisition 

    Magnet<
    Find talent with the right skills and qualifications by using a specialized recruitment model that promotes diversity and supports bias-free recruitment strategies. Build top talent funnels for your medium to long-term needs.

  • Make your business a model of sustainable mobility 

    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
    Get mentoring to help develop sustainable mobility measures and benefit from positive exposure for your business and increased employee productivity.

  • Managing my business 

    ​Entrepreneuriat Québec
    ​Leverage this training and develop your skills in finance, marketing, sales, time management and human resources.

  • Mon entreprise, Notre bien-être (in French only)

    ​SAJE
    Access a psychological health training pathway to support your employees with the challenges of the pandemic.

  • Mortgage Payment Deferral 

    ​Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
    If you have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for deferred payments on your insured home mortgage, for a specified amount of time, through your lender.

  • NEXUS 

    ​Canada Border Services Agency
    You can use this card to help you cross the Canada-U.S. border faster when you travel for business.

  • NRC Research Facilities 

    National Research Council Canada
    Test and improve your innovative products and technologies by reserving time in these research facilities and with industry experts.

  • 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.

  • National Research Counsil Canada Programs 

    National Research Council Canada
    If you are looking for ways to commercialize your R&D, learn about a variety of collaborative research opportunities with the National Research Council.

  • National workplace accessibility 

    Government of Canada
    Get resources through community organizations to help improve workplace accessibility, work-from-home arrangements for employees, and online training opportunities in response to COVID-19.

  • Next AI 

    ​Executive education
    Get coaching and training to improve your technical and entrepreneurial skills to take you from ideation to prototyping and market validation of your innovative project.

  • 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.

  • OSME — Help for Small and Medium Enterprises 

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Want to understand how to sell to the Government of Canada? Access free seminars and webinars, or speak with an expert about the contracting process and how to find opportunities.

  • OVHcloud Startup Program (in French only)

    ​OVHcloud
    Access up to 20 hours of coaching, networking and potential partners to launch your entrepreneurial project and develop your business.

  • Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada 

    ​Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    ​If you are considering declaring bankruptcy or are a creditor, get the information you need to best manage your situation.

  • PAC — Help for Small and Medium Enterprises 

    ​Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Want to understand how to sell to the Government of Canada? Access free seminars and webinars, or speak with an expert about the contracting process and how to find opportunities.

  • PPE Supply Hub 

    ​Government of Canada
    Whether you’re selling personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic, or looking for PPE to protect your workers, you can use this hub that connects buyers and sellers.

  • Palette Skills — Hire Faster, Hire Better 

    ​Palette Skills
    Your growing company can access pre-vetted, talented and highly skilled alumni. You can help build programs to ensure participants have the skills you're hiring for.

  • Partnerships in Innovation and Technology (PIVOT) Program 

    ​Bank of Canada
    ​You could grow your business by partnering with a central bank to find innovative solutions to unique challenges, using digital tools and technology.

  • Patent 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about, search for or apply for registration of a patent, which gives you exclusive rights over products and processes that you invent.

  • Patent Prosecution Highway 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Fast-track your patent application in a participating country once another participating country's IP office has approved your claim.

  • People Outside Safely Together (POST) Promise 

    ​POST Promise Corporation
    Get specialized training and a communication toolkit to help ensure the safety of your business for customers and employees as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Display the POST Promise logo to show your commitment to the cause.

  • Prince's Operation Entrepreneur 

    Prince's Trust Canada
    Free one-day Introduction to Entrepreneurship workshops designed to help transitioning military personnel, veterans and their spouses learn about starting a business.

  • Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business 

    Indigenous Services Canada
    Register as an Indigenous supplier and get access to procurement opportunities specifically for Indigenous businesses.

  • Productivity innovation – Support (in French only)

    Investissement Québec
    ​Do you have a Quebec business and want to put in place innovative initiatives to drive competitiveness and accelerate growth? You could receive support from Investissement Québec to implement them.

  • Programme Floraison (in French only)

    ​La Serre
    Get strategic direction and a marketing plan for your business launch project.

  • Programme Pollinisation (in French only)

    ​La Serre
    Get help with your web marketing strategy and accounting for your business launch project.

  • Programme Traction (in French only)

    ​Le Camp
    Get personalized support to get your innovative project off the ground.

  • Programme Trans Num (in French only)

    ​ADRIQ
    Get support for your digital transformation.

  • Programme Virage Vert (in French only)

    ​Réseau des SADC et CAE
    Get support to improve your environmental and economic performance.

  • Programme d'aide à l'entrepreneuriat (PAEN) (in French only)

    Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation
    Get support for the development of your entrepreneurial project no matter what stage it is in.

  • Programme Éclosion (in French only)

    ​La Serre
    Get coaching to validate your business model and market analysis for your business launch.

  • Quebec International — International recruiting 

    Québec International
    Access a network of experts to help you hire international talent for your business. Attend workshops, networking events and recruiting missions.

  • Quebec International — Selling and Exporting: Set your sights on the world 

    Québec International
    Get personalized coaching and expertise in marketing, e-commerce and exporting in Canada and abroad to increase your sales opportunities and reduce risks.

  • Quebec International — Set up or expand a business 

    Québec International
    Get advice to set up or expand a business in Québec City, from experts with knowledge of the regional economy.

  • Quebec International — Starting a business and making it grow 

    Québec International
    Access entrepreneurship training activities and networks of incubators and accelerators to help grow your startup business.

  • Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web) 

    Employment and Social Development Canada.
    ​Use this secure application to create, submit and print Records of Employment (ROEs) via the Internet in preparation for the interruption of employee earnings

  • Regional development agencies: COVID-19 support 

    ​Government of Canada
    If the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting your operations, contact your local Regional Development Agency office to get a review of your situation and guidance on getting funding, support and/or flexible arrangements, on a case-by-case basis.

  • Regional export promotion organizations (ORPEX) 

    Investissement Québec
    Regional organizations provide export coaching, training and assistance.<

  • Registering for charitable status 

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

  • Request for Tenders/Proposals — Nunavut 

    Department of Community and Government Services
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Research Facilities Navigator 

    Canada Foundation for Innovation
    Access a directory of research facilities in universities, colleges, hospitals, and federal institutions across Canada where businesses can access specialized equipment, research services and expertise.

  • Revenu Québec : Assistance program for SMEs 

    Revenu Québec
    Personalized support to answer your questions about tax returns, source deductions, consumption taxes and income taxes.

  • Rise — Youth Small Business Program 

    ​Rise
    Join a free 10-week virtual skill-building program that will help develop your ideas and business plan, and get access to resources such as coaching, financing, and equipment.

  • SOCCA – Support and coaching 

    Native Commercial Credit Corporation
    If you’re an Indigenous business owner, you can access loans, consulting services, and help with developing a project through the Native Commercial Credit Corporation.

  • SSHRC Business Partners 

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
    Find potential partners in social sciences and humanities research to develop cutting-edge ideas and solutions to enhance your products and services, expand your markets and increase your productivity.

  • SaskTenders 

    Ministry of Central Services
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Sector Gateway 

    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
    ​Do you have a business in the Greater Montreal area and are looking for workers? Take advantage of a professional match with talent from diverse backgrounds.

  • Selling to the Manitoba Government 

    Manitoba Infrastructure
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Small Business Deduction 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    Get a reduced tax rate if you own a Canadian-controlled private corporation with revenues of less than $500,000.

  • Solutions for Small Business — Direct Mail Savings 

    Canada Post
    Response rates to direct mail are 30X greater than email. Save up to 15% and get your promotional materials quickly and easily into the mailboxes of Canadians.

  • Solutions for Small Business — Shipping Discounts 

    Canada Post
    Save up to 34% on business shipping expenses and get next-day delivery on domestic and international shipping.

  • Starting a business program 

    Entrepreneuriat Québec
    Interested in starting a business? If so, take advantage of flexible training to hone your skills and entrepreneurial know-how.

  • Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative 

    ​Groupe 3737
    Get support for strengthening your black organization's operations.

  • Symbiose agroalimentaire Montérégie (in French only)

    CRE Montérégie
    Get a four-step support to improve the economic, environmental and social performance of your company by implementing an industrial symbiosis.

  • Temporary Foreign Worker Program 

    Employment and Social Development Canada
    Learn how you can hire a foreign worker on a temporary basis when Canadian citizens and permanent residents are not available to do the job.

  • Tenders Online — New Brunswick Opportunities Network 

    Service New Brunswick
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Tenders — Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 

    Public Procurement Agency
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Tenders — Prince Edward Island Tenders 

    Department of Finance
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • The Deep Space Food Challenge 

    ​Impact Canada
    Participate in a challenge to create novel food production technologies or systems. You'll need to design something that requires minimal inputs to produce safe, nutritious, and palatable food for long-duration space missions, and which also have potential to benefit people on Earth.

  • The Palais Non-Profits Program (POP) 

    Palais des congrès de Montréal
    Get free access to the rooms of the Palais des congrès de Montréal for the activities of your non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged populations.

  • Trade Accelerator Program 

    World Trade Centre Toronto
    Access to Canada’s top exporting advisors, resources and contacts, as well as the opportunity to work with industry leaders to build and implement a comprehensive export plan.

  • Trade and investment agreements 

    Global Affairs Canada​
    Learn about the agreements that can help protect your investments abroad.

  • Trademarks 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office<
    Learn about, search or apply for the registration or renewal of a trademark to distinctly identify your business and protect your intellectual property in Canada and abroad.

  • Un emploi en sol québécois (in French only)

    Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec
    Get support for hiring newcomers for your jobs in the region.

  • Voluntary Disclosures Program 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    ​Have you made mistakes on past tax forms? If you come forward voluntarily, you may avoid being penalized or prosecuted.

  • Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub 

    ​Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    Join a national resource platform and get access to financing, talent, networks and expertise to help start or grow your business.

  • Work Force Reduction program due to downsizing 

    Employment and Socila Development Canada
    Learn about employment insurance options for employees who voluntarily leave your business to preserve the jobs of co-workers.

  • Work-Sharing program 

    ​Employment and social Development Canada
    If your employees are eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, and your business is suffering a downturn, you can apply for a work-sharing agreement. The agreement would allow your employees to work a temporarily reduced work week while receiving EI benefits.

  • Workplace screening of employees 

    ​Government of Canada
    Get free rapid tests to help identify employees who may be infected with COVID-19 but have no symptoms. Rapid tests are safe, easy to administer and provide results in 15 minutes.

  • Yukon bids&tenders 

    Department of Highways and Public Works
    Access open tenders for goods and services to find opportunities that your company is qualified for.

  • Économie circulaire Centre-du-Québec (in French only)

    ​Corporation du développement durable
    Get free coaching to grow your business from the circular economy.

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

  • Agricultural Technology Transfer and Licencing 

    Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
    Intellectual property in environmental technology, crops, bioproducts and bioprocesses is available to be commercialized.

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Research and Development Centre Industrial Program (in French only)

    Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole
    Do you have an agri-food business and want to test food processing methods and techniques? You could take advantage of the Centre’s facilities.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Dairy Innovation Program (DIP) 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Benefit from continued access to the milk you need to produce innovative dairy products without affecting your existing provincial milk supply allotment.

  • Farm Debt Mediation Service 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Are you a farmer having trouble meeting financial obligations? Access free and confidential mediation services where you and your creditor(s) meet together with a neutral third party who can help you reach a mutually acceptable solution.

  • MontréalCulteurs (in French only)

    ​Laboratoire sur l’agriculture urbaine (AU/LAB)
    Take advantage of a coaching, incubation and networking program to facilitate the establishment of a commercial urban farm and social economy in Montreal.

  • Price Pooling Program 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Protection against declines in market prices for agricultural goods.

  • Special Milk Class Permit Program 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Milk at a discounted price for Canadian food processors who use dairy ingredients in their products.

  • Évolution Program (in French only)

    Mycélium Incubateur Alimentaire
    Get coaching to re-evaluate your challenges, develop a personalized growth strategy and consolidate your business model to advance your entrepreneurial project in the food industry.

Arts, entertainment and recreation

  • CGLCC- Tourism 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    Get access to workshops and seminars on how to market to this lucrative demographic by creating safe spaces and meaningful experiences.

  • COVID-19: Support for tourism operators (Parks Canada) 

    ​Government of Canada
    If you’re operating within the tourism industry in a Canadian national park, historic site, or marine conservation area, you could defer your payments on commercial leases or licences of occupation until September 1, 2020.

  • Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit 

    Canada Revenue Agency
    Refundable tax credit of 25% of qualified Canadian labour expenses on Canadian film and video production.

  • Canadian Signature Experiences 

    Destination Canada
    Your tourism business can apply to have a signature experience package promoted around the world.

  • Copyright 

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about, search or apply for registration for copyright for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations.

  • Destination Canada Resources 

    Destination Canada
    Get valuable insights on Canadian branding, developing content and working with the media to promote your Canadian tourism products.

  • Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit 

    Canadian Heritage
    Tax credit of 16% on salaries and wages paid to Canadian residents working on a film or video production in Canada.

  • Image FR 

    Commerces MTL
    Get a free graphic design service to adapt the visuals of your Montreal business.

  • Tourism toolkits 

    Destination Canada
    Use these free toolkits to grow and market your Canadian tourism business.

  • emerit tourism training and certification 

    Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council
    Find online training focused on the best practices and standards in various roles within the tourism industry.

Other services except public administration

  • R&D collaboration with the CRC 

    ​Communications Research Centre Canada
    You could license communication technologies that are ready for commercial exploitation and take advantage of collaboration opportunities.

Retail trade

  • Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    International market intelligence, in-market trade expertise, international trade shows and other assistance to help agri-food exporters.

  • Calling all suppliers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19? We need items such as masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, and services such as security, nursing, food, laundry, accommodation maintenance and IT support.

  • Image FR 

    Commerces MTL
    Get a free graphic design service to adapt the visuals of your Montreal business.

  • Mozzarella used in restaurant pizza 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Canadian pizza restaurants can apply to obtain mozzarella for pizzas at a discounted price from distributors and/or manufacturers of mozzarella.

  • My online business (in French only)

    ​Association québécoise des technologies et École des entrepreneurs du Québec
    Take advantage of a personalized diagnosis, expert support and customized training to accelerate the digital transformation of your company.

Wholesale trade

  • Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    International market intelligence, in-market trade expertise, international trade shows and other assistance to help agri-food exporters.

  • Calling all suppliers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19? We need items such as masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, and services such as security, nursing, food, laundry, accommodation maintenance and IT support.

  • Mozzarella used in restaurant pizza 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Canadian pizza restaurants can apply to obtain mozzarella for pizzas at a discounted price from distributors and/or manufacturers of mozzarella.

Construction

  • Agreement for construction sector labour mobility Ontario - Québec 

    Ministère du Travail
    Under this agreement, you are ensured equal treatment when bidding or working on construction projects in Ontario and Quebec.

  • Cleantech Global 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Attend a workshop to learn about government programs and services that will help you capitalize on growing global market opportunities.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Programme pour la formation des femmes en entreprise (in French only)

    ​Fiers et Copétents
    Benefit from a structured training plan on integrating women into a work team, become more competitive and improve your brand image.

  • SELECT 

    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.

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction Professional, scientific and technical services

  • Cleantech Global 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Attend a workshop to learn about government programs and services that will help you capitalize on growing global market opportunities.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

Manufacturing

  • Calling all suppliers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19? We need items such as masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, and services such as security, nursing, food, laundry, accommodation maintenance and IT support.

  • Cleantech Global 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Attend a workshop to learn about government programs and services that will help you capitalize on growing global market opportunities.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Dairy Innovation Program (DIP) 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Benefit from continued access to the milk you need to produce innovative dairy products without affecting your existing provincial milk supply allotment.

  • Integrated Circuit Topographies 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about or apply for registration for your integrated circuit topographies.

  • Podium Manufacturier (in French only)

    STIQ
    Do you have a manufacturing SME in Quebec? You could benefit from state-of-the-art support to make your company more competitive.

  • Special Milk Class Permit Program 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Milk at a discounted price for Canadian food processors who use dairy ingredients in their products.

  • Support for Montréal’s SMEs (in French only)

    ​STIQ
    Manufacturing SMEs on the island of Montréal could benefit from the STIQ’s support for their maintenance and recovery activities during the pandemic.

  • Évolution Program (in French only)

    Mycélium Incubateur Alimentaire
    Get coaching to re-evaluate your challenges, develop a personalized growth strategy and consolidate your business model to advance your entrepreneurial project in the food industry.

Finance and insurance

  • ASPIRE work-integrated learning initiative 

    ​Toronto Finance International
    Access a job-matching platform where you can promote your financial services internships to post-secondary students, and where they can access exclusive business skills development resources that help them transition into your workplace.

  • CSA Regulatory Sandbox 

    Canadian Securities Administrators
    Your innovative fintech business could be eligible for an expedited process to test your products, services, or applications in the market.

  • Station FinTech Montréal Accelerator 

    Station FinTech Montréal
    Get personalized support for your fintech and insurtech start-up.

Information and cultural industries

  • CGLCC- Tourism 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    Get access to workshops and seminars on how to market to this lucrative demographic by creating safe spaces and meaningful experiences.

  • Copyright 

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about, search or apply for registration for copyright for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) 

    CANARIE
    Tech entrepreneurs can get one year of free cloud-based resources for development, testing and trials.

  • Integrated Circuit Topographies 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about or apply for registration for your integrated circuit topographies.

  • Listen, Hear Our Voices — Large projects 

    Library and Archives Canada
    Build the skills, knowledge and resources needed to digitize and preserve documentary heritage related to Indigenous languages and cultures.

  • Listen, Hear Our Voices — Small projects 

    Library and Archives Canada
    Build the skills, knowledge and resources needed to digitize and preserve documentary heritage related to Indigenous languages and cultures.

  • R&D collaboration with the CRC 

    ​Communications Research Centre Canada
    You could license communication technologies that are ready for commercial exploitation and take advantage of collaboration opportunities.

  • Relief for broadcasters 

    ​Government of Canada
    If you are a radio or television broadcaster in Canada, you will not be required to pay Part I licence fees for the 2020–21 fiscal year. These charges are being waived due to COVID-19, and the CRTC will receive an equivalent amount to the waived fees from the federal government in order to support CRTC’s operations.

  • Tourism toolkits 

    Destination Canada
    Use these free toolkits to grow and market your Canadian tourism business.

Accommodation and food services

  • CGLCC- Tourism 

    Canadian LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce ( CGLCC )
    Get access to workshops and seminars on how to market to this lucrative demographic by creating safe spaces and meaningful experiences.

  • Canadian Signature Experiences 

    Destination Canada
    Your tourism business can apply to have a signature experience package promoted around the world.

  • Destination Canada Resources 

    Destination Canada
    Get valuable insights on Canadian branding, developing content and working with the media to promote your Canadian tourism products.

  • Dialogue FR 

    ​Commerces MTL
    Get free French language coaching for your Montreal restaurant employees.

  • Image FR 

    Commerces MTL
    Get a free graphic design service to adapt the visuals of your Montreal business.

  • Mozzarella used in restaurant pizza 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Canadian pizza restaurants can apply to obtain mozzarella for pizzas at a discounted price from distributors and/or manufacturers of mozzarella.

  • Special Milk Class Permit Program 

    Canadian Dairy Commission
    Milk at a discounted price for Canadian food processors who use dairy ingredients in their products.

  • Tourism toolkits 

    Destination Canada
    Use these free toolkits to grow and market your Canadian tourism business.

  • emerit tourism training and certification 

    Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council
    Find online training focused on the best practices and standards in various roles within the tourism industry.

  • Évolution Program (in French only)

    Mycélium Incubateur Alimentaire
    Get coaching to re-evaluate your challenges, develop a personalized growth strategy and consolidate your business model to advance your entrepreneurial project in the food industry.

Professional, scientific and technical services

  • Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    International market intelligence, in-market trade expertise, international trade shows and other assistance to help agri-food exporters.

  • Agricultural Technology Transfer and Licencing 

    Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
    Intellectual property in environmental technology, crops, bioproducts and bioprocesses is available to be commercialized.

  • AquaEntrepreneur 

    ​AquaAction
    Get support to accelerate the deployment of your advanced water technology solutions that address environmental issues related to freshwater in Canada.

  • COVID-19 – Sponsoring clinical trials 

    Government of Canada
    Do you have medication, medical instruments or natural health products that could effectively treat or screen for COVID-19? You could be asked to take part.

  • Calling all suppliers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19? We need items such as masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, and services such as security, nursing, food, laundry, accommodation maintenance and IT support.

  • Cleantech Global 

    ​Global Affairs Canada, Trade Commissioner Service
    Attend a workshop to learn about government programs and services that will help you capitalize on growing global market opportunities.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Integrated Circuit Topographies 

    ​Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    Learn about or apply for registration for your integrated circuit topographies.

  • Partnerships Options for Companies 

    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    You could get help with your Canadian research and development projects in natural sciences or engineering from colleges and universities in Canada.

  • Station FinTech Montréal Accelerator 

    Station FinTech Montréal
    Get personalized support for your fintech and insurtech start-up.

Health care and social assistance

  • Calling all suppliers to support COVID-19 efforts 

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19? We need items such as masks, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, and services such as security, nursing, food, laundry, accommodation maintenance and IT support.

  • Support for Montréal’s SMEs (in French only)

    ​STIQ
    Manufacturing SMEs on the island of Montréal could benefit from the STIQ’s support for their maintenance and recovery activities during the pandemic.

Transportation and warehousing

  • Canadian Signature Experiences 

    Destination Canada
    Your tourism business can apply to have a signature experience package promoted around the world.

  • Customs Self Assessment Program 

    Canada Border Services Agency
    Importers, carriers and registered drivers may be able to reduce the time and cost of doing business with the Canada Border Services Agency.

  • DRDC Defence Research Partnerships 

    Defence Research and Development Canada
    Collaboration opportunities internationally and in Canada, research contracts, facilities and technology licensing for defence research and technology.

  • Destination Canada Resources 

    Destination Canada
    Get valuable insights on Canadian branding, developing content and working with the media to promote your Canadian tourism products.

  • Greening Freight Programs 

    Natural Resources Canada
    Find out how to make your fleet or trucking business more productive and how to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

  • Podium Transport (in French only)

    ​STIQ
    ​Does your business operate in the land transportation sector? If so, you could benefit from a support program designed to accelerate its growth.

  • Support for Montréal’s SMEs (in French only)

    ​STIQ
    Manufacturing SMEs on the island of Montréal could benefit from the STIQ’s support for their maintenance and recovery activities during the pandemic.

  • Tourism toolkits 

    Destination Canada
    Use these free toolkits to grow and market your Canadian tourism business.

  • emerit tourism training and certification 

    Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council
    Find online training focused on the best practices and standards in various roles within the tourism industry.

Other resources

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