Resources

Starting a Business

The following is designed to help you locate more information for starting your own business in the Trenval Region.

The Start-up Checklist is followed by other internet sites that will be beneficial to your research in developing your business plan. Don’t forget to browse Canada Business Ontario

Be sure to also check out the Business Plan outline.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office at 613-961-7999 and our staff will be pleased to assist you in your research.
For your convenience, listed below are telephone numbers for area municipal offices:

  • City of Quinte West  613-392-2841
  • City of Belleville  613-968-6481
  • Township of Tyendinaga  613-396-1944
  • Municipality of Stirling – Rawdon  613-395-3380
  • Town of Deseronto  613-396-2440

Business Plan

Every business should have a comprehensive and up-to-date business plan. The downloadable files below can assist you in developing yours. If you need more information on business plans, please call us at 613-961-7999.

Business Plan Documents

Download a Business Plan Outline here (If you do not already have a business plan)

Download a Cash Flow Projection Form and Income Statement for Business Plan ( for those who wish to complete their Cash Flow Projection in this manner, please submit the completed form with business plan.)

Business Connections and Resources

Connections

Canada Business Service Centre
Performance Plus – Benchmark Your Business
Statistics Canada
Canadian Franchise Association

Canada Innovation Centre

Export Development Corporation
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
Canadian Bankers’ Association

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Resources

Accounting Terms – A list of accounting terms to become familiar with for financial statements and record keeping.
Business Start-up Checklist – Pertinent information for any entrepreneur initiating a business or expansion.
Buying a Franchise – Information to consider before buying a franchise.
Calculate Your Break-Even Point Canada Business – Services for Entrepreneurs.
Ontario Business Program Guide Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Focus on Productivity and Innovation, part 1
Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Focus on Productivity and Innovation, part 2
Cash Flow Guide, Master Your Cash Flow, A Guide for Entrepreneurs.
Social Media – A Guide for Entrepreneurs
Directory of Local Networking Groups – to help you promote your business.

Web Resources

Canada Business Service Centre
Performance Plus – Benchmark Your Business
Statistics Canada
Canadian Franchise Association

Canada Innovation Centre
Export Development Corporation
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
Canadian Bankers’ Association
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Accounting Terms – A list of accounting terms to become familiar with for financial statements and record keeping.
Business Start-up Checklist – Pertinent information for any entrepreneur initiating a business or expansion.
Buying a Franchise – Information to consider before buying a franchise.
Calculate Your Break-Even Point Canada Business – Services for Entrepreneurs.
Ontario Business Program Guide Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Focus on Productivity and Innovation, part 1
Eastern Ontario Manufacturing Focus on Productivity and Innovation, part 2
Cash Flow Guide, Master Your Cash Flow, A Guide for Entrepreneurs.
Social Media – A Guide for Entrepreneurs