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Self - Employment

Self Employment & Small Business Resources

The following links are some resources available to assist those looking into self-employment as an option.  Please contact any one of our locations to book an appointment with a case manager or initial needs assessor if you are interested in finding out more about the self-employment supports funded by WorkBC.

General Information & Resources

Statistics, Labour & Industry Information

  • BC Statistics
    Excellent provincial resource for finding statistics to assist with market research as well as developing or reviewing a business plan
    http://www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca
  • Statistics Canada
    National statistics helpful for research and development
    http://www.statcan.gc.ca
  • Industry Canada
    Large resource for a variety of topics including statisitcs, information on starting a business etc.
    http://www.strategis.ic.gc.ca
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada
    http://www.wd.gc.ca
  • Canada Council on Social Development (CCSD)
    Uses HRDC stats to tabulate income security, jobs
    http://www.ccsd.ca

Human Resources & Employment Standards

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