Business Resources

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Resources for Young Entrepreneurs

We have collected a number of resources that are specifically targeted to young people starting out or looking for support in their entrepreneurial endevours

Starting a New Food Business

Haliburton County is a great place to launch a food business. We are lucky enough to have Harvest Haliburton, an organiztion dedicated to the agri-food indsutry in the Haliburton Highlands. Through them, you'll find all the resources and support you need for your food business.

Through networks, partnerships…

The Five C's of Lending

These five factors are considered when evaluating loan applications, be sure to incorporate the information that addresses these items when making loan applications or writing your business plan

Why Businesses Fail

.. and how you can avoid the pitfalls

Registering your Business

Do you need to register your business? Where can I register a business? How much does it cost? Do I need a lawyer? Read more for information on where to begin the registration process and what you options are.

Payroll Basics

Getting your payroll set up properly from the start will save you from many complications as your business grows. Payroll doesn't have to be complicated so we've gathered some resources to help you.


Registering and submitting HST are important parts of doing business in Ontario. We have some resources, tips and tricks to help you keep HST reporting from becoming a headache.

Business Associations

The Haliburton Highlands are home to a number of passionate and hard working business associations. These associations bring local business owners together as they strive to create greater economic and social wealth within the county. To learn more about Haliburton Highlands' business associations, click "read more"