Commercial Lending Program

Starting a Small Business - Accepting the Challenge

For many reasons, economic and otherwise, more and more Canadians are exploring the opportunities that exist in operating their own small business. You should be aware, however, that most small businesses fail, usually within their first three years, either because the owner was inexperienced, the product's market was not as large as expected or, more often than not, a proper plan was not in place at the beginning.