One of the most often
asked questions of the Chamber is what programs does the government have
to assist my business? The Ontario Government has launched the
Ontario Business Program Guide http://www.ontario.ca/en/business_program/index.htm
to help businesses find information about government tax credits,
incentives and programs for business. The guide is a centralized online
directory of information on business resources and services from 11
different ministries. It provides business with one window to support
programs and services that were previously housed on several different
The Ontario Business
Program Guide offers something for businesses of every type: start-ups,
established entrepreneurs, large businesses, and even youth. The Guide
provides links to other to business sources, such as ServiceOntario’s
gateway for business and Canada-Business
Ontario. It is updated regularly.
In addition, the Ontario government and
Industry Canada have introduced a single business telephone number for
the province. Now both contact centres share one toll-free telephone
number – 1-888-745-8888 – to business callers to information about
frequently used federal, provincial, and municipal government programs
and services. In total, agents can connect callers to over 80 programs
consisting of hundreds of services to business.
Another resource available to small
businesses that require additional assistance is the Caledon Chamber of
Commerce Business Centre
Business plan templates, and samples
Marketing and sales
Grants and loans
Business Guide - "How to Start"
Business Guide - "Business Information Guide", starting financing etc.
Free market Research Serivces
Centre for women in business
Ontario Business Program Guide for
information on tax credits, incentives and programs for business,
resources, and services from 11 different ministries.
Contact Canada Business
To speak to a business information officers who can provide information
on your business questions.
Services related to incorporation