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Business Plan Handbooks

A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia with financial support from the Sutherland Foundation.

LinkedIn Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts! Learn skills that will help you in school, personal, and work life for free with your library card.

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Open Access Websites & Local Resources


Canadian flag.Business and Industry Canada

A wealth of Canadian business information including a variety of guides and information on government programs, services and regulations.

Canadian flag.Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada

Includes a vast array of web-based resources relevant to Canadian business people and consumers.


Helps small businesses and organizations in BC understand their obligations under the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Webinars, videos, and podcasts provide educational content in fun and easy to understand formats. Provided by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia.

SBASmall Business Accelerator

A database curated by professional business librarians for a reliable gateway to freely available business information, education, and assistance that is both current and trustworthy.

Small Business BC

Contains a variety of tools including sample business plans, federal and provincial business regulations, an interactive business planner, downloadable registration forms, and much more.


Career Advice

All Star Jobs

Much information on job search, career information, resume writing, and student resources.

Canva Resumé Builder

A free online resumé builder from Canva. Plenty of modern, eye-catching templates to choose from.


Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants

The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants employment program gives eligible participants the career coaching and resources they need to gain employment in their field of training and expertise.

Glass Door

Peruse Canadian company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews, interview questions, and more!

Got Resumé Builder

Resumé writing tips and samples to help you create a great impression!


Industry Training Authority

Information about trades and apprenticeships in BC, including schools and courses, financial assistance, and accreditation requirements.

Kootenay Employment Services.Kootenay Employment Services

KES can assist with resumé and cover letter writing, job applications, and networking in your chosen industry. KES also has a number of resources on hand to assist employees, business owners, and employers. Operates out of Work BC.

Skilled Immigrant Information Centre

New to Canada? Find out how to get accredited in your field. Check out the Employment Guides for detailed information by occupation.

Work BC

Provincial organization which offers skills training, work readiness workshops, labour law related guidance, detailed employment statistics, job searching, and more. Work BC Cranbrook is with you every step of the way on your career search!


Job Postings

BC Jobs

Find your next job in British Columbia or Alberta.


Civic Jobs Canada

A collection of municipal job postings across Canada.

Indeed Canada

One of the largest job posting sites in the world. Find a job, make a job posting (for employers), and access skills training and educational opportunities all from your personal device.

Job Bank Canada

Collection of job and business opportunities posted by Human Resource departments around the country.


Job Hero

Receive resumé and cover letter recommendations based on your job search.


Jobs Canada

A large aggregator of job postings from verified employers and career-related sites in Canada.



Search over 300,000 available jobs in Canada.


Find or post jobs in Canada, receive advice from career professionals, and post a resumé you’re proud of with the tips and samples on Monster.


Online job site which also offers job searching in Canada and resumé building tips.