You will need to decide how much money is needed to open and operate your business. Financing may come from a variety of sources including a financial institution, government agencies such as the Business Development Bank of Canada, or charitable groups like the Canada Youth Business Foundation.
The Canada-Saskatchewan Business Service Centre's Guest Advisor Program allows you to speak with an accounting advisor for 30 minutes free of charge!
Canadian Venture Capital Association
Dealing with Your Banker and Other Lenders
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Financing Your Business
Lending – The Basic Criteria
Saskatchewan Angel Investor Network
Small Business Loans Association
SME Benchmarking Tool
Canadian Directory of Foundations and Corporations (contains information on over 2,200 Canadian grant-making foundations and over 150 American foundations with a history of granting in Canada). Note: In-Library use only.
Financial Services Canada