Business Source Premier — Articles from more than 8,800 top business magazines. Detailed company profiles averaging 100 pages in length for the 5000 largest companies in the world. Need more information?
Business Plans Handbook — Collection of hundreds of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
Regional Business News — Articles from 75 American business journals, newspapers and newswires.
Reference Canada — Database of 1.5 million Canadian businesses and 12 million households - great for market research and job hunting. Search by name, industry, location, business size, phone, etc. (up to 5 users at a time)
JobFreeway — Search job postings in BC. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries branches.
BC Stats Releases — Up-to-date business and economic indicators such as the Consumer Price Index, Earnings & Employment Trends, Small Business Quarterly, etc. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries branches.
Canada Small Business Financing Program From Industry Canada, this program makes it easier for small businesses to obtain loans by sharing the risk with lenders.
The Small Business Accelerator A gateway to business information for small firms and entrepreneurs in BC. Accelerator guides provide detailed guides to help with your business planning research.
Small Business BC Business resources and small business guides, as well as news and events, from this non-profit resource centre.
Small Business Profile Trends and key statistics for small business in British Columbia, including Growth, Employment, Gross Domestic Product, Women Entrepreneurs, Exports, and more.
Asia Pacific Business A service of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Provides small and medium-sized businesses with financing, consulting services and venture capital.
Business license renewal online City of Surrey.
Canada Business Network Exporting help from the Government of Canada. Information and practical tools for new and experienced exporters.
Canada Business Services for Entrepreneurs From the Government of Canada, information for people considering going into business. Includes an Interactive Business Plan and Business Information Guides providing a blueprint for developing various kinds of enterprises.
Importers Database Canadian importers data from Industry Canada.
Industry Canada A source on Canadian companies, products, business opportunities, importing, exporting, laws and regulations governing the marketplace, statistics, foreign investment, and more.
International Trade Canada From the Government of Canada, services for business, information on countries and regions.
Merx Government business tendering opportunities.
OneStop BC Business Registry. Online business registration and business address changes, with other resources.
Starting and Growing Your Business in Surrey If you are interested in starting a business use the tools and resources provided to help you create a business plan for a successful business.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce Association advocating for Canadian business, with information on issues relevant to business, and policy information.
Bank of Canada Review Quarterly publication containing economic commentary and feature articles.
Business Source Premier Articles from more than 8,800 top business magazines. (Library card required)
Financial Post Investing, money rates, market watch and special reports.
Report on Business From the Globe and Mail. Includes links to ROB magazine and Globeinvestor.
Reel West Film, video and multimedia production in western Canada, with Film Lists of movies being produced locally.
Canadian Trade Index An online version (partial). The complete published Canadian Trade Index directory is available at either the Guildford or Ocean Park libraries.
Fraser's Canadian Industrial Supply Directory Provides supplier information for industrial manufacturers and distributors in Canada. Requires one time free registration for full searching
Industry Canada Find companies and industries by sector.
SEDAR Public Companies and mutual funds (the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval) used for electronically filing securities-related information with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.
EuroPages The European Business Directory
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers Directory of industrial products and services in the US and Canada. Free membership required to search directory.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office From Industry Canada.
Canadian Patents Database From Industry Canada.
Canada Wealth Net Investment information including mutual funds, financial news, stock quotes, etc.
Global Investor News & research for all types of investors from around the world
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Formerly Investment Dealers Association of Canada, a national trade association and self regulatory body for the Canadian investment industry
Market Watch Coverage of commodities markets.
MorningStar Stock quotes.
Smart Money Reports covering hot stock picks & tips
Stock Charts Financial charts with market best investing opportunities
TSE Toronto Stock Exchange, with link to the TSX Venture Exchange
Wall Street Journal Markets Markets Data Centre online