Immigrant Business Expo 2017

November 13, 2017 | Chantel

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Immigrant Business Expo 2017
What are the regulations related to starting a new business in Canada? Are there government assistance programs to help me get started? If you are asking these questions, don't worry there is a place to get answers! Attend the free one-day Immigrant Business Expo on November 18 to get all the information you need to start, grow or manage your own small business. Small business owners attend workshops on business topics, meet with business experts and coaches and learn how to navigate the requirements of starting a business in Canada. The Expo is organized by New Canadians TV in collaboration with the City of Toronto, including the Toronto Public Library.

Still have questions and or want to get a head start? Check out the what the library has in store to help you with your small business needs!


Library Books and Online Resources

The library's vast collection of business books available in print and online covers topics such as marketing, business plans and financing to name just a few. You can also take a look at some suggested small business related books to help you get started. If you prefer to get your business information online, access our online tools and databases using your library card.

Small Business Marketing in a Week How to write a business plan The small business guide to creating your employee handbook Scott's Business Directories Online

Entrepreneur in Residence

Get one-on-one help from Donovan Dill, our newest Entrepreneur In Residence on topics such as market research, promotion and finance. Donovan has over 20 years of experience in management and is the owner of event marketing company S.E.E. Promotions. Find out about Donovan's upcoming workshops.


Small Business Network

Join our ongoing networking events to connect and share experiences with other small business people or those thinking of starting their own businesses. 


Meeting Spaces and Expert Staff Help

Looking for a place to meet and work? Find out about our meeting spaces available in different branches where you can access free wifi. You can also meet with librarians who specialize in business resources at our reference libraries to get assistance finding information on market research, taxes and more. Don't forget to stay up to date with  what's happening at the Library by signing up for our monthly newsletter by sending us an email at


Hope to see you at the Immigrant Business Expo on  November 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Metro Hall.