Explore Your Topic: Business

Our librarians have handpicked the most helpful resources on this topic from the Library collection and online.

Library Databases

BC Stats

Full text of many statistical reports from BC Stats. 

On the Web

This website site brings together resources for businesses: writing a business plan, researching markets, finding suppliers, plus BC economic statistics.

A comprehensive government website that covers everything from starting, planning and financing a business, to managing and growing a business. Also includes information on exporting and importing, charts, portfolio tools, the latest news and recommendations.

All the forms you need to set up your business in BC, including name registration, incorporation, GST, payroll taxes, business licenses and more.

The official site that provides access to most public securities documents and information filed by public companies and investment funds with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA). For American companies, try EDGAR.

Created by the experts at UBC Library, the Small Business Accelerator offers quality vetted resources that will enable BC entrepreneurs to answer challenging market research questions. Use the free tools on this website to structure your market research, grow your business, gage potential market size or learn the latest industry trends.

Small Business BC is a non-profit organization that provides one-to-one advice to people wanting to start their own business. This website has guides, forms, publications, interactive business planner, trade show information and import/export information.