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Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
BDC is owned by the Government of Canada and has been serving Canadian entrepreneurs for more than 65 years. BDC offers loans and investments that supplement services available from commercial financial institutions.

Canada Business Network - Government Services for Entrepreneurs
Access the Government of Canada’s grants and financing information for entrepreneurs. Learn about the different types of financing available and how to assess which one is best for your needs.

Venture Capital Programs
Venture capital programs encourage investors to make equity capital investments in BC’s small businesses to enhance and diversify the provincial economy. These programs give small businesses continuous access to early-stage venture capital to help them develop and expand.

Farm Credit Canada
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is a federal crown corporation that provides capital to Canadian Farm Producers, Agribusinesses and the Agri-Food companies all across Canada.  FCC partners with customers to provide mortgage debt, equipment financing, cash flow financing and venture capital.  With a portfolio now exceeding $22 billion, FCC is confident in the ability of its products and people to deliver unique financing that is right for their customers needs, all while making it easy for you to do business with FCC.

Canada Small Business Financing Program
The Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP) seeks to increase the availability of loans for establishing, expanding, modernizing and improving small businesses. It does this by encouraging financial institutions to make their financing available to small businesses.

Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia
The Investment Agriculture Foundation strategically invests federal and provincial funds in support of innovative projects to benefit the agri-food industry in British Columbia. Funding is available to help the industry seize new opportunities and deal with emerging issues.

BC Angel Forum
The BC Angel Forum introduces established companies to private equity investors. If you’re seeking equity financing of $100,000 to $1 million, you can apply to present your business and your growth
strategy to pre-screened private and corporate investors.

Income Tax The Income Taxation Branch administers legislation on behalf of the Government of British Columbia. This link will provide you with information about the various income tax programs run by the Ministry of Finance.