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BizPaL Business Permits and Licences

BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about business permits, licences and other requirements needed to start, operate and grow their business from the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.

Finding out which government requirements apply to a certain business type can be time consuming and frustrating. BizPaL was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily. The information you need is available from a single source; entrepreneurs spend less time dealing with red tape - saving effort and money in the process - and more time building their business.

The service is the result of strong collaboration between the federal, provincial/territorial and participating local governments, and was designed with the following benefits in mind:

  • It's free to use
  • It saves time
  • It's available 24/7

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Leeds & Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre - Business Programs

The purpose of the centre is to help people of all ages with the process of opening and running a small business. All of the elements required to set up shop from developing a business plan to registering the business and information regarding financial assistance can be achieved or directed from this one location. There are a number of resources available to the public including a computer terminal with internet connection, that are kept here so that all your questions can be answered before you take the first step. The centre also offer programs for youth as explained hereafter. 

The Centre also offers support and assistance to existing businesses including the development of marketing plans, updating business plans, and sourcing information to assist with their ongoing business operations or expansion plans. 

For more information on any of the following programs or information on starting your own business, contact the Leeds & Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre.

3 Market St. West, Suite 3A

Brockville, Ontario, K6V 7L2

tel: (613) 342-0440

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