Business & Careers

Let’s face it, things change pretty fast these days. If you own a business you need to be flexible enough to respond to rapidly changing conditions.

Current, accurate information is one key to being effective in today’s business environment. The Library can help with this— information is what we do for you. Here are some of the best places to find information to support your Powell River business.

Powell River is a great place to do business and there are a variety of agencies and associations looking to support new business owners in this process. Explore this list and build your network of support.​

Business Resources Online

Collections at the Library

Doing your research is an important first step to starting your business. This research will help you write a strong business plan to guide your start-up. Begin by researching your industry and potential competitors and finally research your target community and population. We have put together a list of valuable online resources to help you get started.
We have a wide variety of business resources at the Library from books and ebooks to magazines and digital resources!

Business News

Local Small Business Resources

We receive several daily newspapers in the Library including The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail and The New York Times Online.  If you don’t have time to come in to the Library, but you want to keep up-to-date many of these sources are available online. Powell River is a great place to do business and there are a variety of agencies and associations looking to support new business owners in this process. Explore this list and build your network of support.

Investment Information

Reference Help

For the latest investment information, check out these links:

Morningstar (Canada)

Morningstar (USA)

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