Business - Starting Smart


Starting Smart

Need help finding the on-ramp for the road to success?  Here are some excellent vehicles to help fuel your business drive:

Start and Grow your Business
These key business information and business service organizations will help you start and grow your business.

Prime Services

Companies Office
Get on-line information and forms about registering your business and corporation. 

One Business, One Number
To simplify business' dealings with government, Manitoba has adopted the Business Number (BN) to replace the multiple numbers currently used to identify the same business.

Guide to Laws and Regulations for Franchised Business
The Franchises Act and Franchises Regulation

Workers Compensation Board
The workers compensation system is a mutual injury and disability insurance system for workers and employers, paid for by employers.  Report claims and accidents, and request clearances on-line.

Employment Services
Employment Services helps Manitobans prepare for, find and keep employment, including support for training to meet labour market needs.

Employment Standards
Manitoba’s Employment Standards Branch helps employees and employers define and protect their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.

Taxation Division
Find out if you need to register for Manitoba taxation.

SAFE Work Manitoba
One stop shop for programs that can help you make your workplace a safer one.

Business Supports

Programs and Incentives
Learn more about entrepreneurial and incentive opportunities available within the province.

Business Pathways
Manitoba Agriculture's Business Pathways website makes it easier to find the connections, tools and resources to help your food business succeed


An online, one-stop service for entrepreneurs that simplifies the process of finding information on business permits and licences from all levels of government.

Convenient and secure online access to your tax accounts.