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Business Resources

 

Whether you are looking to start your own business or to support and grow your existing business, these resources should help.

Stay tuned for more Economic Development resources coming soon, including a how-to manual for entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Business Licenses

If you are conducting business within the Village of Clinton, you require a business license. More information regarding Business Licenses and the Village of Clinton Business License Bylaw can be found here

 

Business Directory

Please follow this link to fill out the contact form to have your business or organization added to the Business Directory. Any images or logos can be emailed to cdc@village.clinton.bc.ca.

The Business Directory can be viewed here.

 

Community Development eNewsletter

Contact Meghan at cdc@village.clinton.bc.ca to join the community e-newsletter for information on current economic development projects and resources.

 

Love Clinton

The Love Clinton program, part of the larger "Love Northern BC" funded by the Northern Development Initiative Trust, is an online marketing program promoting locally owned, independent businesses in Clinton. It is designed to help locally-owned, independent businesses strengthen their competitiveness with an online presence and help retain dollars in the local economy. 

By joining the program, locally-owned independent businesses receive their own webpage on the site along with professional photographs of their goods or services and a professional write-up for a one-time $100 fee. 

Local businesses interested in joining can complete their application online here or emailing cdc@village.clinton.bc.ca for more information. 

Learn more about your eligibility here

REGIONAL RESOURCES

Community Futures Sun Country

Community Futures provides services and program supports to small- and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs living in rural areas with services including:

  • A variety of small business loans
  • Business planning support
  • Small business training
  • One-on-one start-up or expansion consulting
  • Support in gaining access to other small business supports, information, and access to capital
  • Facility rentals to local groups and small businesses

 

Northern Development Initiative Trust - Business Development Resources

NDIT offers a range of business development programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia including:

  • Competitive Consulting Rebate
  • Small Business Recovery Consulting Rebate
  • Love Northern BC
  • Business Facade Improvement Program
  • Northern Industries Innovation Fund

 

PROVINCIAL RESOURCES

BC Bid - Province of BC

BC Bid lets you access, create, browse and compete on public sector business opportunities.

 

Destination BC 

Destination BC is the destination marketing organization for B.C. and has a variety of regularly updated resources available to businesses in the tourism industry.

 

Innovate BC

BC agency that connects entrepreneurs to funding, resources, and support. Innovate BC supports all size companies, across all sectors, all over the province.

 

Small Business BC - Province of BC

Small Business BC provides comprehensive business information and planning resources for starting and growing a business in British Columbia.

 

Support Local BC

Support Local BC is an online gift certificate marketplace with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the business owners. It’s free for eligible, small, independently-owned businesses to sign up.

 

Women's Enterprise Centre

Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women start, lead and grow their own business.

 

Work BC

Work BC provides a wide range of services, programs, and resources for workers. Some of their services include:

Most of Work BC's resources are available online but there are also Work BC Offices located nearby in the communities of Ashcroft and 100 Mile House. 

 
 

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Futurpreneur Canada

Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring, and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. They have an internationally recognized mentoring program that matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.

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