4.3 Business Registration & Licences
Corporate Registry provides the legal framework and files documents for the incorporation, registration, maintenance and dissolution of companies, societies and cooperatives doing business or active in British Columbia.
Overview of Natural Products Marketing (BC) Act - BRITISH COLUMBIA TREEFRUIT Copyright 2002: Queen's Printer, Victoria BC
Information for consumers seeking organic produce, a buyer wanting to check a farm's current organic certification status, or simply looking for information on organic growing and production in British Columbia.
Information for taxation purposes - provincial, GST, expense deductions, and records.
Here you get instant one stop access to many public agencies. From the comfort of your home, office or a OneStop kiosk, you can do the most commonly required business registrations and transactions.
Information for businesses of all sizes and others involved in the marketplace with wares or services that may be considering registering their trade-mark(s).
Information for anyone writing books, creating plays, performing, recording or just conducting business in the marketplace (restaurant menus, instruction manuals and Web sites) and considering registering their copyright.
This searchable database is the official register of trade-marks in Canada and contains information about all pending, registered and inactive trade-marks.
Considerations for businesses and others in the marketplace who use design to create visual appeal in their products.
The toolkit is based on the top questions that entrepreneurs ask about Intellectual Property (IP) including patents, trade-marks, copyrights and industrial designs.
The Canadian Patents Database lets you access patent bibliographic data, descriptions and drawings from 1920 to the present time. You can search, retrieve and study more than 1.5 million patent documents.
Review of patent pros, cons and requirements.
This page provides information and resources on copyrights, patents and trade-marks that may apply to your business in British Columbia; includes legislation, how-to-guides on protecting your intellectual property, and access to databases.
This page provides information and resources on selected provincial and federal regulations that may apply to your business in British Columbia.
Overview of Provincial Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) plus application, process and legislation for the BC Land Commission.
Online steps to register a BC business.
Includes resources on regulations, standards, and business process information.