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Self-Employment Resources 

Are you looking to be your own boss?  Check out these links for more information on what it takes!

WorkBC Self Employment assessment and resources

WorkBC Self Employment program for North Island:

NIEFS has subcontracted the delivery of the WorkBC Self Employment program to:

Small Business BC

CR Chamber of Commerce

Community Futures Mt. Waddington

Community Futures Strathcona

Women's Enterprise Centre

Futurpreneur Canada 
Offers pre-launch business coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help entrepreneurs aged 18-39 launch and sustain successful businesses + LOTS OF RESOURCES for Entrepreneurs of ANY AGE.

Business Abilities - offered by Make A Change Canada
Self Employment and business online program resources for individuals with a disability and/or struggling with other challenges to employment and self sufficiency. Business Abilities is one program that is part of suite of online employment or career programs available throug Make A Change Canada  

Ethos Rebel Entrepreneurs - self employment program for young people ages 15 - 29  who live on Vancouver Island and are not in school or employed.

Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corporation 

NEDC strives to assist Aboriginal's make their dreams come true and build a better future for business! NEDC provides financing and business support to Aboriginals on Vancouver Island. 

Cortes Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA)

CCEDA is a social profit organization dedicated to the long term well being of Cortes Island and those who live here. Through the community economic development model, we seek to support the growth of diverse, sustainable, and fulfilling island livelihoods and enterprises.

Mentorship BC for Small Business

Self Employment - ALIS (Alberta Learning Information System) Resources

Government of Canada -  Business Services

Business Development Bank of Canada

BC Registry Services