Already a business owner and looking for opportunities for growth?  Or thinking of starting a small business but not sure where to start? ​Regardless of your stage in business, the following resources will help guide you in the right direction.

Managing a Business

With the many steps and processes associated with business management, the following will guide you in the right direction managing your business in British Columbia.

Not-for-Profit Organizations

Not all organizations are driven by profit. British Columbia is home to a diverse range of not-for-profit organizations – also known as societies.

Small Business

We aim to support small business, improve investment readiness and encourage economic development and competitiveness through the development of programs, initiatives, publications and resources designed to break down barriers to doing business in British Columbia.

International Business

As part of growing your business, you may be considering exporting, importing and investing. Find out what this means for you and your business.

Social Innovation

Find out how we're working with others to create better social outcomes through social innovation. Government, business and communities all play a role.

Liquor Regulation & Licensing

The Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB) regulates restaurants, bars, pubs, liquor retailers, manufacturers and special events. We encourage voluntary compliance to enable a vibrant liquor industry while minimizing health and social harms. 

Security Services

Security services help keep British Columbians safe from harm. The province regulates and licenses security services industries to ensure they operate under the highest standards of conduct and accountability.