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

BC Stats is the provincial government's leader in statistical and economic research, information and analysis. BC Stats can help you increase overall business performance by providing the information you need to make effective decisions.

The Canadian Business Network's goal is to provide your business with the resources it needs to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations. The Canada Business Network promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, and provides assistance through an organized network of service centres across Canada. There is a centre in each province and territory working with partners in many communities across their region, providing you with numerous service access points.

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.