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Find information about how to research and develop your business idea if you decide to start a new business from scratch.
Considerations when buying an existing business.
Find out what intellectual property is, and when it could apply to your goods, services or brand names.
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Learn about key registration requirements that may apply to your business.
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Learn more about responsibilities under the Canadian Human Rights Act.