Small Business BC

Small Business BC helps British Columbia’s entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, easy-to-use free resources and engaging community events.

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Export Navigator

Exporting allows you to expand the horizons of your small business beyond the local market. Export Navigator’s community-based advisors provide FREE support and ongoing guidance to help your business grow outside of B.C. Whether you need export advice or help with developing export strategies and researching new markets, we are standing by to connect you with expert guidance.

Our advisors offer:

  • An export readiness assessment
  • A business readiness assessment
  • Market entry strategy support
  • Market tools and information
  • Streamlined service connections to support services

The Export Navigator program is supported by the Province of B.C. and Western Economic  Diversification Canada and delivered by Small Business BC, and Community Futures.

Visit the Export Navigator website

Venture Connect

List your business for sale for free! Venture Connects mission is to maintain strong communities in British Columbia through business retention. They help businesses find new owners, and buyers find the right businesses.

The Venture Connect program is supported by the Province of B.C., BC Economic Atlas and Community Futures and delivered by Small Business BC.

Visit the Venture Connect website.

Community Futures

For over 30 years, Community Futures been fostering entrepreneurship in rural BC. They offer small business loans, business counseling and specialized services to help you start or grow a business, and to help communities become more resilient and dynamic.

Visit the Community Futures website.

What's New
Jan 02, 2020 2019 Year-in-Review
Nov 01, 2018 New marine habitat
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!