We have changed our name to:
Small Business Services.

Our website will remain available and our content will stay the same as we work to update the name throughout the website. You can expect to see both the Canada Business Ontario and Small Business Services names appearing on the site temporarily as we make this transition.


Innovation generally refers to developing, changing or renewing an idea, product or method to make it more effective. You can be innovative with the way you do business or you could sell innovative products.

If you need assistance to take your innovative idea from the drawing board to development, there are government resources and services that may be able to help.

Read the following documents for more information on what support is available for innovation in Ontario.

Technology and Innovation: Financial Support
Explore financial assistance programs that could help you incorporate innovative ideas into your business.

Technology and Innovation: Non-Financial Support
Access resources and support specific to technology and innovation businesses.

How to Start a Technology or Innovation Business in Ontario
Learn how to get a technology or innovative business started.