There are many great sites on the World Wide Web, but trying to find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of Websites that we have found to be helpful sources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia
This site provides information on the ethical and other requirements to practice as a Chartered Professional Accountant in BC. It also provides information on how to become a chartered professional accountant and commentary on the BC economy.
The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
The Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
BC Small Business Service Center
Starting up a business, name searches, etc.
BC Employment Standards
Rules of employment
Canadian Business: Small Business Services
Helpful information on starting a small business
Assuris - protection for annuities, life insurance, etc
Assuris is the not for profit (federal government mandated) organization that protects Canadian policyholders if their life insurance company should fail.
Legal Documents Online
Obtain and fill out legal documents on line
A great way to improve flexibility, balance, and overall fitness.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
The voice of Canadian small businesses
The Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.
CRA's Payroll Deductions Online Calculator
BC Property Transfer Tax
Information on taxes payable as a result of the sale of BC real estate
BC Sales Tax
Service Canada: Services for Seniors
This Government of Canada web site provides information on Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan. Information on how to apply for the Guaranteed Income Supplement is also provided.