Cannabis British Columbia

Cannabis and British Columbia

In response to the Canada-wide legalization of non-medical cannabis, the Province of British Columbia has created legislation to allow for the safe, legal and controlled access to non-medical cannabis throughout the Province. Included in...
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How to Protect My Business Name

There is a common misconception that when you register a business, the business name automatically has name protection. This is not true. If you register a Master Business Licence, Sole Proprietorship, General Partnership, Partnership...
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How to incorporate in British Columbia

British Columbia is one of the only jurisdictions in Canada offering the availability to Non-Residents of Canada to incorporate as a sole director, officer and shareholder of a Corporation in Canada. In most other...
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How to Start a Construction Business in Canada

The construction business is booming and the demand for skilled entrepreneurs within this industry is incredible. One of the most commonly asked questions we have here at Ontario Business Central is "How do I...
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Where to Incorporate?

The jurisdiction you incorporate within, is based on where your business will operate. If you operate your business in Alberta, you have two choices to either incorporate in the Province of Alberta or Incorporate...
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How to Change From A Sole Proprietorship to a Corporation

We are often asked how to change from an existing Sole Proprietorship to an Incorporated company. First, congratulations. Your business has most likely grown or changed to a point where incorporation is a potentially better...
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What are Articles of Incorporation?

The Articles of Incorporation are a legal document submitted to the Provincial, Territorial or Federal Government within Canada which establishes a business within Canada. This formation of a business structure is a separate entity...

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