For Profit Corporations

The Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) provides the basic corporate governance framework for many small and medium-sized Canadian enterprises as well as many of the largest corporations operating in Canada. Nearly 235,000 companies are incorporated under the CBCA, including over 700 distributing or publicly-held corporations. CBCA corporations make up approximately 50 percent of Canada's largest business corporations.

CBCA Consultation

The public consultation on the Canada Business Corporations Act closed on May 15, 2014.

Consultation Paper

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To find out more about how to incorporate your business visit the Corporations Canada web site.