Starting and Expanding Your Business

Guide to Starting or Expanding Your Business in King

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We value your time and money. The purpose of this guide is to equip you with King Township specific information about starting or expanding your business in King. You will learn about the unique characteristics of King, zoning and permitted use, and some of the programs and financial incentives that will help get your business off to a smart start.

View the Getting Down to Business: A Guide to Starting or Expanding Your Business in King

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Starting or Expanding Your Business At A Glance

This downloadable one page printable info graphic will give you a succinct snapshot of the process.  Use it in conjunction with the Guide and this website as you plan your business.

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Contact Economic Development - We Are Here to Help

This website and the Guide will equip you with excellent information you need to know. Your next step is to contact Economic Development.  We will work directly with you to facilitate and streamline the process, every step of the way.  We will help put you in touch with important contacts, advise you about prospective locations, and share valuable information about the community.

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Book a Grand Opening with the Mayor

Book a Grand Opening and the Mayor will perform your Ribbon Cutting  Ceremony. You will receive a free article in the local newspaper, King Weekly Sentinel. Invite snap’d Aurora and York Region MediaGroup to increase your media visibility.  Invite members of your community and plan to have sample or demonstrations of your products.Get Grand Opening Form Here

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Are You New to Business, A Young Adult or a Student?

There are useful resources available to you that will help get your business going and growing. Canada Business Network is a federal site that has excellent information on business planning, financing and management. Starter Company is a program through the provincial government that will provide up to $5,000 to entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 29. Summer Company is also run through the provincial government and can award students up to $3,000 to start up a summer company.  CBN

Visit the Canada Business Network Webpage

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