We have changed our name to:
Small Business Services.

Our website will remain available and our content will stay the same as we work to update the name throughout the website. You can expect to see both the Canada Business Ontario and Small Business Services names appearing on the site temporarily as we make this transition.


Depending on the type of business you are starting, there may be laws and regulations that you will need to follow. Use the following tools and wizards to find out which permits, licences and laws apply to you.

  • Permits and Licences Search
    Search for permits and licences that your business may need from the federal, provincial and municipal governments.