BC Purchasing Commission

Find information on procurement services within the province of B.C. plus other helpful tips and information.

BizPal - Permits & Regulations

BizPaL is a web-based service that allows business clients to easily generate a customized list of the permits and licenses they require from three levels of government – local, provincial and federal – by answering some simple, generic questions about the business.

Business Development Bank of Canada

BDC helps create and develop Canadian businesses through financing, venture capital and consulting services, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Community Futures – Thompson Country (CFTC)

CFTC’s mission is to promote community economic development by pursuing the goals of (1) Providing relevant and quality business services to entrepreneurs and businesses (2) Promoting general skills development for communities (3) Providing community economic development support to all communities and community groups and (4) Ensuring accountability of our actions to the community and stakeholders.

Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce provides three main services (1) Marketing and networking opportunities (2) Member benefits and (3) Advocate for businesses to all levels of government.

OneStop Business Services

The OneStop Business Registry is a public sector partnership offering integrated Business Registration, Business Address Change and Liquor Licensing services based on the Business Number.

Small Business BC

Small Business BC is British Columbia’s premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services. Their core activities are supported by funds from Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training. Through ongoing operations and private sector partnerships, they are able to offer additional products and services to the small business community.

Women’s Enterprise Development Society

Established in 1995 by Western Economic Diversification Canada, to assist women in starting and growing businesses in British Columbia. They’ve grown to become the leading business resource centre in the province for women starting, purchasing or growing a small business. They provide essential business services and resources, as well as referrals to many resources and other business service providers throughout the province.