Business and industry

Business and industry

Business taxes, permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support and how to sell to government.


Services and information

Maintaining your business

Managing your business operations, strategic and financial planning, marketing, growth and more

Starting a business

The steps to consider before operating a business in Canada

Protecting your business

Emergency planning, risk management, insurance, legal issues and more

Business grants and financing

Grants, loans, private and public sector financing and leveraging personal assets

Business taxes

Income tax, GST/HST, payroll, business numbers and customs rates

Federal corporations

Incorporating or making changes to a business corporation, not-for-profit, cooperative or board of trade

Hiring and managing employees

Payroll, wages and other resources for recruiting, training and managing employees

International trade and investment

Exporting, importing and investing in Canada and foreign markets

Permits, licences and regulations

The permits, licences and regulations that apply to your business

Doing business with government

Selling to the federal government, buying from the government and selling to other governments

R&D and innovation

Funding, collaboration, commercialization and licensing resources to help fuel innovation

Research and business intelligence

Industry sector data, financial benchmarks, labour trends and business statistics

Intellectual property and copyright

Protecting your intellectual property, trademarks, copyright and using IP as a business tool

Insolvency for business

Help for businesses when filing for bankruptcy or making a proposal

Managing your business during the COVID-19 outbreak

Financial help and how to reopen your business safely


Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a 5-year, $3.5 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen and grow the agriculture and agri-food sector.

Canada Digital Adoption Program

Take advantage of new digital technologies to give your business an edge. Find out what grants are available.

Canada’s Business Benefits Finder

Find government programs to help grow your business.

The 50 – 30 Challenge | The What Works Toolkit

Find tools and resources to help reach your organization's diversity goals.

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