Every business has to start someplace, so why not now? TBC has the tools, funds, and resources to help you learn the ins-and-outs of getting your idea off the ground. All for free!


Starter Company Plus

Whether you’re starting from scratch or expanding your existing enterprise, TBC is here to get you going with this free program! We recognize entrepreneurs, while focused across many industries, still have a handful of things in common.

2 Day Crash Course

Creating a business plan is one of the most important steps for running your business. It is a living document that will help keep you and your business operations on track to ensure your venture is sustainable, efficient, and is able to hit and surpass its goals. A business plan is also the key to open countless doors that lead to opportunities for your business. While it may seem daunting, this free program is here to assist you through the process of creating your own business plan.

The Coaching for Success Program

The Coaching for Success Program is a structured business coaching program that has been developed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses grow, expand, and reach their next level of success. Industry experts will help you by sharing their ideas and insightful perspectives throughout the business coaching process.

TBC Development Fund

The purpose of the program is to provide individual business owners with the opportunity to access funding in an attempt to start and/or grow their business. It will be the responsibility of The Business Centre Board Loan Review Committee to assess each application on an individual basis and determine who will receive funding. The program will also provide business owners with professional expertise and advice in addition to financial assistance.

High School Entrepreneurial Outreach Program (HSEOP)

The High School Entrepreneurial Outreach Program introduces high school students to the concepts of entrepreneurship and allows them to explore their ideas as potential solutions for problems that may one day be incorporated into a business venture.

Business Planning


Business Plan Overview

This overview will provide you with an outline of what is involved in creating a business plan, what information is required and some tips and tricks to assist you. A full Business Plan Guide is available at your request at TBC.

Quick Facts Guide

This guide will provide you with information when starting a business including business structures, insurance, HST, licenses, employees, and more and also includes important contact information.

Your Guide to Small Business

This guide is designed to help you start and grow your business and will provide information on a number of business topics from becoming an entrepreneur to understanding tax requirements.

Incorporation Overview and Facts

This guide covers the basics of incorporating including types of corporations, choosing a corporate name, advantages and disadvantages of incorporating and important contacts.