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BizPal - BizPal is an online service that simplifies the business permit and license process for entrepreneurs, governments, and third party business service providers. www.bizpal.ca
Saskbiz - This site provides comprehensive economic and quality of life information for communities and regions in Saskatchewan. www.saskbiz.ca
Canada-Saskatchewan Business Service Centre – The Canada Saskatchewan Business Infocentre is a government initiative that provides entrepreneurs with a comprehensive set of tools and information to navigate the business environment. www.canadabusiness.ca/sask
Canadian Youth Business Foundation - CYBF is a national charity that invests in people 18-34 who want to start their own businesses.www.cybf.ca
Entrepreneurial Foundation of Saskatchewan - EFS supports small to medium sized businesses seeking commercial investment capital www.efsk.ca
SYPE – Saskatchewan Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs – Sype is a learning and networking site for young professionals and entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan. www.sype.ca
Communities Futures (CFS)- CFS provides a variety of community economic development initiatives and entrepreneurial programs, including: business counselling, loan programs and business information to communities. There are two Communities Futures in our region:
Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan - If you're a woman looking for help starting or operating a business, WE offers a wide range of programs and services and is also a great place to network with other women in business.www.womenentrepreneurs.sk.ca
Saskatchewan Economic Development Association - SEDA – SEDA is a non-profit association for those engaged in community economic development throughout Saskatchewan www.seda.sk.ca
Check Domain.com – The Check Domain .com site allows users to check the availability of a domain name for almost every country in the world from any location in the world. www.checkdomain.com
Government of Saskatchewan Corporations Branch – For forms to register your business go to www.corporations.justice.gov.sk.ca
Canada Business Service Center – CBSC. Org is a government information service for businesses and start-up entrepreneurs in Canada. www.cbsc.org
Workers Compensation Board – The WCB site is a no-fault system that protects employers and workers against the result of work injuries www.wcbsask.com
Statistics Canada – Statscan produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture www.statscan.gc.ca
Industry Canada – The Industry Canada site provides information on all areas of industry throughout Canada www.ic.gc.ca
The Canadian Economy Online – For a one-stop guide to the national economy: statistics and federal government information including economic concepts and events go to www.statcan.gc.ca.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce – The Chamber of Commerce is the largest Canadian business association which offers a directory of is many local organizations www.chamber.ca
Marketing Magazine – Check out the Marketing Magazine for great examples of advertising campaigns and ideas currently being used to market your products www.marketingmag.ca
Canada Post – For information on postal tracks for direct mailings, check out www.canadapost.ca .
Advanced Education Employment and Labour – For a one-stop shop for information regarding the labour market and its standards in Saskatchewan, check out www.labour.gov.sk.ca.
Canada One – Canada One is an online business magazine focusing on Canadian businesses and the tools needed to succeed. www.canadaone.com
CFIB – Canadian Federation of Independent Business – The CFIB lobbies for small- and medium-sized businesses at the federal, provincial and local levels of government. This site is a major source of information about issues effecting entrepreneurs. www.cfib.ca
Canada Revenue Agency – For an information resource on managing business funds and those that need to be remitted to the government of Canada, go to www.cra-arc.gc.ca .
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada – The Human Resources department is concerned with training and employment. It has various programs that support entrepreneurship and provide training assistance to small businesses. www.hrsdc.gc.ca
EDC – Export Development Canada - Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business. www.edc.ca
NRC – National Research Council Canada - NRC is the Government of Canada's leading resource for research, development and technology-based innovation. Got a new idea? www.nrc.ca
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada – The INAC is one of the federal government departments responsible for meeting the Government of Canada's obligations and commitments to First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Check out Aboriginal Business under the Economic Development section. www.ainc-inac.gc.ca
Equifax – Equifax is used for consumer and business credit intelligence, portfolio management, fraud detection, deciding technology, marketing tools, and much more. It empowers individual consumers to manage their personal credit information, protect their identity, and maximize their financial well-being. Want a copy of your credit report? www.equifax.ca
BDC – The Business Development Bank of Canada - The BDC provides Canadian businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. They work with entrepreneurs in all industries, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), through all economic cycles and help businesses in their development projects, both local and global. www.bdc.ca
Enterprise Saskatchewan - Enterprise Saskatchewan will be the focal point for establishing broad partnerships involving all levels of government, industry, labour, Aboriginal people, post-secondary institutions and other stakeholders dedicated to the goal of sustained economic growth. www.enterprisesaskatchewan.ca
Parkland Regional College – For information regarding course listings and opportunities in the area, go to www.parklandcollege.sk.ca .
Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP) - Operating as a government/industry partnership, STEP champions the province’s export industry and assists provincial businesses in realizing global marketing opportunities while finding custom solutions for Saskatchewan exporters.www.saskexports.com
Your Voice – Saskatchewan Regulations - Your Voice is an initiative supported by the Enterprise Saskatchewan to make it easier for the citizens of Saskatchewan to interact with government by providing a communication line so we can work together to create a more inclusive regulatory proposal. www.yourvoice.gov.sk.ca