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Business Resources

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Government of Canada – Canada Business Network

A comprehensive website with topics on starting, planning, financing, managing, growing, and government matters for your business.

Farm Credit Canada

FCC is Canada’s largest provider of business and financial services to farms and agribusiness.

Business Development Bank of Canada

The Business Development Bank of Canada offers financing, business loans, consulting and venture capital to businesses.

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

CYBF is a national charity that provides pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring for youth age 18-34 to help start a business.

Community Futures Parkland Inc.

Community Futures Parkland Inc. is a federally funded regional community economic development program.

Community Futures Parkland works with the communities of the Parkland, Manitoba in an attempt to achieve a cooperative environment within the region. This environment promotes leadership and supports individuals, businesses, organizations and communities through a coordinated strategic plan. It promotes economic growth, stability, business development, employment creation, a positive entrepreneurial environment and enhances quality of life.

Our programs are locally controlled and governed by a volunteer board of citizens from the Parkland.

Community Futures Parkland has a two fold mandate:

  1. Community Development (with projects such as the Parkland Career & Job Fair and Woman’s Wellness Workshop) and

  2. Business Development. We provide entrepreneurs with support and small business loans up to $150,000 when traditional financial institutions are unable to help. Loans are available for new business start-ups, business expansion, or to stabilize an existing business. We provide programming for youth, disabled and high-risk business ventures as well. It all starts with an idea!