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Local Business Directories

Business Directories for Ontario

Come to the library to use these Ontario business directories:

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Business and Economy (ServiceOntario)
Information on how to start, run and grow a business in Ontario. Includes business registration or renewal, applications for retail sales tax, employer health tax and Workplace Safety Insurance Board programs, GST/HST, payroll deductions, corporate income tax, etc

Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC)
Provides information and support to help Ontario business owners navigate the current economic and regulatory climate.

Canada Business Network: Government Services for Entrepreneurs
Provides information on federal and provincial business-related programs, services and regulations. Includes sections on starting a new business, planning, marketing, sales, grants, and finances.

Canada Business Ontario: Business Guides
CBO is part of the Canadian Business Network and contains a large selection of guides for entrepreneurs in Ontario, covering topics such as grants, financing, taxation, technology, business start-up, and many more. It also contains guides for establishing specific types of businesses in Ontario.

Canada Small Business Financing Program
Find out how to obtain loans for establishing, expanding, modernizing and improving small businesses.

Industry Canada
Resources for businesses and consumers, including a patent database, company databases and statistics.

These organizations in the region offer resources or support:

Cambridge Economic Development Division
Visit this City of Cambridge initiative to obtain services and publications for business.

BizPal Cambridge
Starting or expanding a business in Cambridge? Use this online tool to create a customized list of business permits and licenses required from all three levels of government.

Cambridge Times Business
Local business news from Cambridge, Ontario.

Cambridge Business and Industrial Directory
Search manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution and service firms by business name or words in their business profiles. The library also has print copies.

Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
Provides events, programs, publications and support to local Cambridge businesses.
750 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, ON  N3H 5L8

Canada's Technology Triangle
A guide to businesses, real estate, products and services in Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener and Waterloo, and the Region of Waterloo.

Waterloo Region Small Business Centre
Support services to entrepreneurs and small business owners, such as business plan reviews, research support, networking events, seminars and financing information. Watch their video profile.
Cambridge City Hall
50 Dickson St, First Floor Box 669
Cambridge, ON  N1R 5W8