Here are a few good websites for you to visit for your business or for you personally. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
BDC - Business plan templates
Good website for planning for starting or growing your business.
Royal Bank- managing your business
A great site for any business looking to grow their business.
Community Futures Dev Corp of South Fraser
Very good local (Abbotsford & Chilliwack) organization that provides loans to businesses, business training to self-employed people, and other business support.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.
The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
The Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
The Globe and Mail
National, international and business news.
MCC - Recommended charity
If you are looking for an excellent charity to trust, look into the Mennonite Central Committee. I have been on the BC board for over 10 years. MCC does excellent work all around the world.
Canlearn - Student financing
Useful site for students looking for scholarships.
Red Seal program-apprenticeship
Good source for information regarding government assistance for apprentices.
Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce
Local business chamber website.