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PWGSC`s New Government-wide Integrity Regime Takes Effect Immediately – Active PWGSC issued tender notices that are closing July 3rd, and from July 6th to July 10th, will have their closing dates extended. To find the new closing dates, please check the individual tender you are following. You may also click the Amended Today icon and look for tender notices where PWGSC is the procurement entity. To learn more, please read New PWGSC Implementation of Government-wide Integrity Regime Announced on July 3, 2015.

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Business development programs

Business information for SMEs

  • Canada Business - provides businesses with the resources they need to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations.

Canadian business databases

Exporting information

  • Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) - helps Canadian companies export goods and services by identifying Canadian firms to foreign governments and international agencies looking for specific goods or services.
  • Export Development Canada (EDC) - is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.

Financial services

  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) - is a financial institution wholly owned by the Government of Canada. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small business, with a particular focus on the technology and export sectors of the economy.

Industry standards

  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) - is a federal government organization that offers client-centred, comprehensive standards development and conformity assessment services in support of the economic, regulatory, procurement, health, safety and environmental interests of our stakeholders — government, industry and consumers.
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC) - facilitates the development and use of national and international standards and accreditation services to enhance Canada's competitiveness and social well-being.