E-Business tools for all enterprises

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Canada Business- E-business
This toolkit shows entrepreneurs how to take advantage of e-business.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Provides existing and potential electronic commerce clients with the necessary information, documents and tools required to effectively transmit commercial electronic data to the CBSA.

Canadian Innovation Centre
Helps organizations turn their innovations into market-ready products and services.

Your Internet Business — Earning Consumer Trust
Provides online merchants ways to protect consumers and earn their trust.

E-Business tools for SMEs

Small Business Internship Program (SBIP)
Provides small and medium-sized businesses with financial support to hire a post-secondary student intern to assist them in their adoption of information and communications technologies to increase their productivity and competitiveness.

SME Direct
Diagnostic and benchmarking tools, relevant databases and a wealth of other resources to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with decision making.

Build a Privacy Plan for Your Business
This Privacy For Small Business Online Tool will walk you through the information you need to comply with privacy laws and to provide your customers with the privacy protection they expect.

International resources

  • Australia's Small Business Online Program has the objective to equip small businesses to go online and significantly enhance their Web facilities and engage in e-business capabilities to help reduce their costs and improve their market opportunities.
  • European e-Business Support Network for SMEs (eBSN) is an eBusiness policy coordination platform, bringing together decision makers and public policy experts in the field of eBusiness, to share information and to discuss strategic policy direction.
  • Openup to E-business Ireland is designed to help Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) managers understand and use IT and eBusiness to improve competitiveness and grow sales.

Resources by Canadian Regions






Resources from International Organizations

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

European Commission

United Nations

World Trade Organization

Academic Journals

E-Business Glossaries