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 265,000 companies are incorporated under the CBCA in 2015. CBCA corporations make up approximately 40 percent of Canada's largest publicly-traded business corporations.

CBCA Consultation

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

Consultation Paper

Comments Received

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