The Self-Employment program provides individuals who are eligible for Employment Insurance with income and entrepreneurial support while they develop and implement their business plan.
Micro Loans for Small Businesses
The Micro Loans for Small Businesses program provides loans, through financial institutions, to entrepreneurs for small business start-up or expansion in western Canada.
Women's Enterprise Initiative Centres
The Women’s Enterprise Initiative Centres provide services to women entrepreneurs who are seeking to start up or expand small and medium-sized businesses in Western Canada.
Co-Vision: Start-up Financing Program
The Co-Vision: Start-up Financing Program helps entrepreneurs start up new businesses by providing them with long-term loans as well as consulting services and advice.
Seed Capital Initiative
The Seed Capital Initiative provides repayable, unsecured loans to start, expand or improve a small business.
Business Development Program
The Business Development Program provides unsecured and interest-free loans to small and medium-sized businesses in Atlantic Canada to help them carry out start-up and expansion activities.
Francophone Economic Development Organizations
Francophone Economic Development Organizations provide services to francophone entrepreneurs who are seeking to start up or expand small and medium-sized businesses in western Canada.