Please note: Canada Business Ontario is now FedDev Ontario Small Business Services.
Our information and services remain the same.

About Us

Small Business Services (SBS) is part of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). Our goal is to help Ontario entrepreneurs gain access to government business information.

As a member of the Canada Business Network, we strive to provide accurate and relevant information to help you plan for, begin, expand or exit your business. We aim to help:

  • Reduce the complexity of dealing with multiple levels of government
  • Enable you to make well-informed business decisions in a global economy
  • Contribute to your success through sound business planning, market research and the use of strategic business information

Our Partners

SBS works with ServiceOntario, the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) and community partners to ensure consistency of information across multiple levels of government.


Business information, resources and tools for business, including the ONe-Source for Business online portal and the Business Info Line.


Government services, forms and information to help you start, operate and grow a business, as well as funding to support research and innovation in Ontario.

The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) is a Government of Ontario funded Network. With close to 90 Centres located throughout the Province, the ONE represents a one-stop shop for anyone involved in planning, launching or building a company, whether it's a main street retailer, a high-tech start-up, or a growing manufacturer. For more information on how to engage and/or become a client visit

Community Partners

Regional business centres offering in person services, business resource materials and consultations.