Guide to Starting a Business in Canada


Guide to Starting a Business in Canada: Including Culture, Compliance & Context

Start your Canadian business right with these 6 steps from: BrightGo Solutions: Canadian HR & Business Solutions with a Global Perspective

1.           Write your Business Plan

Successful businesses start with a business plan - a well thought out guide detailing the business opportunity, launch, growth, marketing and operations. And most importantly how you'll make money!  More info: and

2.         Secure your Business Migration route

There are several different immigration programs for those investing and starting businesses in Canada – the Start-up Visa and most provinces have an Immigrant Entrepreneur Permanent Residence program.  More info:

3.         Research Canadian Customers

Think of Canada as both a land of 35M customers and a gateway to 1.3B+ through our extensive and progressive international Free Trade Agreements.  More info: and

4.         Benefit from Canadian Employees

Canadians are innovative and diverse. We have high rates of advanced education, patents awarded, multi-lingual abilities and recent migrations. We’ll share ideas and work hard while expecting supportive workplaces where we can professionally develop and grow. More info: and

5.         Understand the Rules & Regulations

Canada is known for its safe products and communities. One way we do this is through our extensive government programs, licences and permits.  More info: and  

6.         Build your Network

Establishing your network is important – especially in a new country. In Canada, participating in industry associations, chambers of commerce and culture groups gives you a heads-start.  More info: and connect with our CEO here:  

BrightGo would love to help you start and grow your business in Canada. We know it can be overwhelming at times, and we’re here to help guide you with Canadian human resource and business solutions. Contact us today to get started.

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