Strategis - The “flagship” business information site operated by the Government of Canada. Strategies contain information on virtually all topics related to conducting business in Canada or abroad.
Canada Business Service Centres (CBSCs) - Your gateway to government information for business. CBSCs provide a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations and are there to answer your questions about starting a new business or improving an existing one.
Western Diversification - Information for businesses on startup, financing, exporting and other topics for businesses in Western Canada.
Market Research - Provides on-line listings of industry and market research reports.
Euromonitor International - Euromonitor International is an internationally recognized provider of global business intelligence and strategic market analysis.
United Nations - Official web site of the United Nations includes demographic and social statistics for many countries.
World Bank - Official site of the World Bank Group of Agencies includes statistics on more than 130 countries.
MediaFinder - Publishes a wide range of media-related directories.
American Marketing Association - Website of the American Marketing Association includes comprehensive resources (information on books, publications, courses, and software for market research).
Financing & Support
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation - Agriculture Financial Services Corporation is a provincial crown corporation with a private sector Board of Directors that provides farmers, agribusinesses and other small businesses loans, crop insurance and farm income disaster assistance.
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs - Fuelling the entrepreneurial spirit of Alberta's women business owners, the Alberta Women's Entrepreneurs’ (AWE) interactive events and workshops, business advising and loans are designed to help you take action to grow your business.
Export Development Canada - Provides Canadian exporters with financing, insurance and bonding services as well as foreign market expertise.
Canadian Commercial Corporation - Canada's export contracting agency, the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) brings buyers and Canadian exporters together through contracts built on the best possible terms and conditions. Since our inception, we've provided assistance to thousands of companies from across Canada, helping them close more than $30 billion in win-win deals with foreign governments and private sector buyers.