Protecting your business

Information on insurance, risk, legal issues and security to help protect your employees, business and shareholders.

Services and information

Emergency and disaster planning

Review these 8 steps to setting up your emergency and disaster plan and access templates to write your plan.

Business continuity planning

When an emergency strikes, are you prepared to keep serving your customers? Find out what you can do to keep your business up and running after a natural disaster, sabotage, power disruption, environmental disaster or cyber attack.

E-business security, privacy and legal requirements

Information about privacy, legal requirements and security to help reduce the risks you and your customers face when doing business online.

Cyber safety for business

Educating yourself and your employees on the potential threats is key to avoiding an unexpected, and costly, cyber attack.

Anti-spam information for business

Find out how Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation applies to your business and learn what to do to protect your interests, employees and customers from electronic threats.

FACT: Fraud awareness for commercial targets

Get the facts necessary to prevent your business from becoming a victim of fraud, which costs Canadian businesses millions of dollars annually.‎

File a competition related complaint

Learn about the criteria for submitting complaints to the Competition Bureau, find out how to file a complaint, and read about the Bureau's procedure for handling complaints.

Small business insurance

The different types of insurance available to protect you and your business from potential liability.

Legal issues for small business

Information on when to hire a lawyer and how you can reduce potential legal costs.

Workplace hazardous materials

Information about the labelling of controlled products and worker education and training programs.

Risk management

Be aware of the risks your business faces and have a strategy to minimize and manage them.

Anti-dumping and countervailing

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) provides help to Canadian producers who face unfair foreign competition in the Canadian marketplace.

Privacy and personal information protection

If you collect, use or disclose personal information about individuals, you need to understand your privacy obligations.

Intellectual property as a business tool

How to develop your IP strategy, protect your IP internationally and use competitive intelligence.

Agricultural Business Management

Find resources and support in managing your farming operations to stay competitive and prepared for unforeseen situations.

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