Federally regulated business activities
Business Number registration, federal incorporation, advertising and competition, labelling, measurement accuracy, import and export permits, human resources regulations, privacy and personal information protection, environment, accessibility, health and safety and more.
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Your Business Number is your single account number for dealing with the federal government regarding GST/HST, payroll, import/export and other activities.
Access everything you need to incorporate federally and to maintain and update your corporation.
Fair competition is good for both consumers and businesses. Learn about ensuring truth in advertising, investigation of cartels, preventing abuse of market power, reviewing mergers, ensuring corporate compliance, and regulating promotional contests.
Learn about the requirements for labels on consumer packaging, food, textiles, precious metals and pharmaceutical drugs.
Get measurement right! Learn about the requirements for selling measured goods, access technical documents, and find out about device approval, standards calibration, inspections and registration to sell electricity or gas.
Import controls, permits and licences, compliance requirements, sanctions and prohibited goods.
Export controls and requirements, certificates and permits, excise taxes, sanctions and prohibited goods.
It is important to understand your obligations and responsibilities as an employer. Following these rules will help ensure that your employees are treated fairly and kept safe while at work.
If you collect, use or disclose personal information about individuals, you need to understand your privacy obligations.
Learn about federal acts, regulations and agreements to protect the environment today and for future generations and learn what your business needs to do to comply.
Find out how to make your business accessible to persons with disabilities.
Learn about the regulations and standards that relate to the safety of your products, your services, and your workplace.
Proposals, bankruptcy and arrangements for businesses, and how to find help.
Protecting your intellectual property, trademarks, copyright and using IP as a business tool.
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