Entrepreneur's toolkit

Business tools to help you successfully manage, grow and promote your business

To succeed today you need to have sound business sense and a set of practical tools. We offer several free resources including eBooks, webinars and business templates that will be useful whether your business is just starting out or is already well established.

Templates & business guides

Our guides and business templates are designed to help you set your business on the right path and increase your chance of success.



Buying commercial real estate

Get your step-by-step guide to purchasing a place of business so you can understand whether it’s the right move for your company, who can steer you through the process to avoid common pitfalls, and what you can do to budget, negotiate and finance your purchase effectively.


Newsletter and Economic letter

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Purposeful entrepreneurs: A new species?

Zita Cobb and Ross McCloed are examples of a new kind of Canadian entrepreneurs that put purpose at the heart of their business. Discover their stories!

Facility layout: What is it and why should I care?

Proper facility layout can help improve your efficiency and reduce costs. Here’s what you need to know to get there.

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