Databases (library card required)
Business Plans Handbook - Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search for business plans for all kinds of businesses. This database is made available by funding from the Sutherland Foundation and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
Best of the Best Business Websites
Put together by the American Library Association, this site has excellent subject guides to all aspects of business searching.
For Canadian investment information. Search company name or stock symbol. Charts link to news stories.
NAICS is the product of a collaborative effort between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Sharing a common classification system allows, for the first time ever, direct comparison of economic data across borders in North America.
For comprehensive data on companies traded on the stock exchange. Useful information for investors. Includes Amex, Nasdaq, and analysts comments.
SEDAR: System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval
All public companies in Canada must register here. Look for annual reports, company profiles, financial statements and more.
Small Business Accelerator
A new gateway to business information for small firms and entrepreneurs throughout the province. Also a valuable tool for public and college libraries, community development organizations and other agencies to support their clients.
Strategis Business Site
Industry Canada's definitive site for business. Company directories, trade and investment information, business and economic analysis, statistics, research, patent information, business and financing support and legislation.