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COMM 1113- Building Renovation



FedDev Ontario - Small Business Services

How To Start a Construction Business in Ontario (from the Government of Ontario) - covers issues on regulation, taxation, and financing.

Starting a Business from the Government of Ontario is more general but covers topics such as incorporation, writing a business plan and securing financing.

Starting a Business from the Government of Canada

How to Start a Business from the City of Toronto offers an array of general tools to start a small business including an Information Sheet of Professional Construction Resources.


Balance Sheets

The Government of Canada's Financial Data Page allows small businesses to create a balance sheet and benchmarking report against other businesses within their industry. Browse 238 for Speciality Trade Contractors.



This WSIB web page helps employers in the construction industry understand their WSIB obligations under Bill 119 Mandatory Coverage for the Construction Industry.  This includes information on  Who Needs Coverage and an Insurable Earnings and Premiums Calculator.


Taxes and Financial Record Keeping

Checklist for new small businesses from the Canada Revenue Agency provides guidance on a number of tax considerations when starting a small business including information on Keeping records.

Green Building - Incentive Programs