The Business Enterprise Centre administers its two flagship programs in-person and virtually throughout the year.

Our team offers the Summer Company and Starter Company Plus Programs

Each program is funded by the Ontario government and is tailored to a specified target audience and provides participants with training and mentorship opportunities.

A youth entrepreneurship program that helps students start and run their own summer business.

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Starter Company Plus is a free program that provides entrepreneurs with resources and support to help them start, expand, or purchase a business.

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Upcoming Workshops

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Strategies to Protect Your Profits

June 13, 2023

Rising costs hurting your business?

Join this free webinar with BDC Chief Economist Pierre Cléroux for an updated economic outlook and the results of the latest economic study on the key trends putting pressure on business costs in Canada.

He’ll be followed by Michelle Feder, Director, BDC Advisory Services, who will share practical strategies to ensure your business is positioned to grow profitably despite the challenge of inflation.