Business Resource Library:
The business resource library at Community Futures houses a wide variety of business resources. Books can be borrowed from the lending library two at a time for two weeks. We also have a reference section for in-house research.
Book topics include:
- computer training
- business plan information
- customer service
- personal development
- legal · import · export · insurance
- finance · accounting
- reference materials
- and more
Membership costs $5 and enables you to check resources out of the library.
We also have Internet access for further research and Web resources.
Online Resources and Helpful Websites:
Columbia Basin Business Resource Directory – A directory of business resources in the Columbia Basin provided by the BBA Program.
- Kootenay Career Development Society – Kootenay Career Development Society (Castlegar Area)
- Kootenay Career Development Society – Employment Services (Nelson & area)
- Kootenay Employment Services – Employment Services (Creston area)
- Outreach Employment Services – Employment Service (Arrow & Slocan Lakes)
Business Resources and Websites
Small Business BC – Support and resources for those starting or running a small business in British Columbia.
BizPal – Business permit and licence information
- Nelson Youth Employment Services – Nelson
- Youth Mean Business – Youth entrepreneurial training for ages 18 to 29
- Junior Dragons’ Den – Business competition for students in Grades 8 to College/ Trades school level
- Futurpreneur Canada -Financing and support for aspiring business owners aged 18-39