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Business Quest

If you’re not sure how to start in self-employment, ISSofBC can assess your entrepreneurial interest, provide online learning opportunities and one-on-one support.

ISSofBC Provides:

  • Assessments on your entrepreneurial interest and knowledge to help you decide the next steps.
  • Online, self-paced modules to help you understand key aspects of starting a business.
  • Assistance in developing a business plan through one-on-one sessions and workshops.
  • Self-employment mentorship in a similar field.


  • Permanent Residents
  • Convention Refugees and Protected Persons
  • Individuals who have been selected to become Permanent Residents, and who have been informed by a letter from IRCC.
  • Live-in Caregivers or Temporary Foreign Workers who have approval in principle.