At the Centre For Business, we offer many resources that entrepreneurs require to get their business started.
What is a Master Business Licence?
A Master Business Licence (MBL) is an official proof of your business name registration. The MBL can be used as proof of business name registration at financial institutions, and to facilitate other business-related transactions with the Ontario Government.
If you have access to high-speed internet, you can register, renew or search a business in Ontario right from home at www.serviceontario.ca. (Click here for more details)
No high speed? No problem. The Centre For Business has an internet-based self-help workstation for electronic applications pertaining to business registration, business name searches, Retail Sales Tax and Vendor permits and Employer Health Tax and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. If you do not have access to high-speed internet, contact the Centre For Business to set up an appointment at the workstation.
At the Centre For Business office we have a comprehensive collection of business information.
Here’s a list of quick links to put the information you need now at your fingertips:
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One of the best support systems you can use to drive your business development, is to have a mentor. In fact, “I’ve discovered that most top executives have mentors,” says Faye Ego, local entrepreneur and member of The Centre For Business Mentoring Program.
The Centre For Business offers loans up to $150,000 to eligible clients who have been unsuccessful in getting a loan from traditional lending institutions.
We're a high tech business that manufactures acoustic sensors for the aerospace, defense and medical industries...The Centre gave us the support and capital we needed." – Eswar Prasad Sensor Technology Ltd., Collingwood.