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How To Search An Existing Business Within Canada

When a business is incorporated, registered or trademarked within any jurisdiction within Canada, the government within that jurisdiction maintains a public record of the business which is accessible to anyone who wishes to obtain details of that business. 

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Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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How To Set Up A Sports/Athletic Club In Ontario

An athletic club is one of the most common Not-For-Profit incorporations registered in Ontario.

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Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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How To Set Up A Not For Profit/Non Profit Corporation In Ontario

A not for profit corporation has a similar formation as a profit corporation benefits of being a separate legal entity from its members. A not for profit corporation is established to benefit the community.

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Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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Incorporating In Canada

A federal or Canada corporation is completed through the federal government instead of any of the Provincial incorporations available across Canada.

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Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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Do You Want To Make Changes To Your Existing Ontario Corporation?

Often people don’t realize how important it is to keep corporate records up to date with the Province of Ontario by filing a Notice of Change (form 1). It is the responsibility of the director/s of either a profit or not for profit corporation to update the record with the Province of Ontario any time there is a change.

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Laura Bio Headshot

Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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Incorporating In Ontario

We have been assisting individuals to incorporate in the Province of Ontario for over 20 years. In speaking with clients everyday, we hear entrepreneurs common questions about incorporating and the incorporation process. We offer the information below to help you understand and get you on your way to business ownership.

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Laura Bio Headshot

Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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What Is A NUANS Report?

If you are looking at starting a business, you may have heard of the word Nuans stated as (‘New-ons’) and wondering if you are required to obtain a Nuans report for you new business.

A Nuans report is a 6 page computerized databank listing of existing corporate, business and trademark names that may be similar to your proposed business name.

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Laura Bio Headshot

Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.

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Master Business Licence Vs Incorporating

A question that I am asked frequently is, what is the difference between registering a Master Business Licence and Incorporating. First of all, congratulations on embarking on this new phase of your life. Being an entrepreneur can be one of the most exciting adventures of life.

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Laura Bio Headshot

Laura Harvey is an entrepreneur herself as the owner of Ontario Business Central Inc. Her passion has always been about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and advancement within Canada.

Laura authors in-depth blogs for Ontario Business Central assisting entrepreneurs and business owners to start, manage and grow their businesses. She has almost 30 years of expertise as a corporate specialist and 25 years of being an entrepreneur. Laura has the unique position of supporting a community that she also belongs to. She walks the walk right along with you.

You can find Laura on Linkedin and Twitter using the links below.