Looking for maps or statistics, or for information about networking groups or support programs? We’ve put together a list of useful tools and resources to help you get started on your journey or find assistance as you set new goals for your business.

City of Port Moody resources
Bid opportunities – Visit our bid opportunities website to find out how you can do business with the City of Port Moody.

Business directory – Search Port Moody businesses by name, keyword, or category with our online business directory. Once your business is up and running, add it to the directory so your customers and other businesses cand find you.

Current development applications – View our interactive development applications map to learn about proposed development projects and the milestones they’re reached within the City’s review process. Find out what kind of commercial supply may be coming to market.

Data and statistics – Port Moody’s Open Data Portal provides access to data, statistics, and information about municipal government services.

Housing – Learn about Port Moody’s goals and policies to help provide housing options for everyone.

Maps – Find maps and data related to zoning, utilities, heritage areas, and more using ViewPort, Port Moody’s web-based mapping system.

Information for business owners and employers
BizPal – This website helps you find the permits and licences you may require when starting and/or operating your business.

Employment standards – Read about the law in B.C., which sets standards for payment, compensation, and working conditions in most workplaces. The standards promote open communication, fair treatment, and work-life balance for employees.

Shop Local Port Moody – This society represents the interests of local, independent businesses in Port Moody. Shop Local Port Moody provides support through events, advocacy, and networking.

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce – The Chamber is a non-profit organization that connects, educates, and advocates for businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs operating in the Tri-Cities area (Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Anmore and Belcarra).

WelcomeBC for employers – Find out about programs that can help you hire international workers and and support your new hires as they transition to life in B.C. and your workplace.

Information for employees
Car sharing – Need to get around? Port Moody has partnered with Modo, a car-sharing co-operative that provides round-trip shared vehicles for community use.

Employment standards – Read about the law in B.C., which sets standards for payment, compensation, and working conditions in most workplaces. The standards promote open communication, fair treatment, and work-life balance for employees.

Public transit – Take a bus or rapid transit (SkyTrain) to your destination. Use the TransLink trip planner to help you find the best route.

Rental housing – The Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre’s website provides helpful information about finding rental housing and knowing your rights as a tenant.

WelcomeBC for newcomers – This website contains information on finding a place to live and working in B.C. for people who are new to the province.

Regional, provincial, and national resources
Bid opportunities (Metro Vancouver) – Learn about bid opportunities and how to do business with Metro Vancouver, a federation of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area, and one Treaty First Nation.

Bid opportunities (Government of B.C.) – Read about doing business with the provincial government.

Bid opportunities (Government of Canada) – Search for Government of Canada tenders and find out about policies and guidelines to help you navigate the federal government’s procurement process.

Business Development Bank of Canada – This financial institution supports small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice.

Global Affairs Canada – This federal government department provides funding, support programs, and information for doing international business.

Invest Vancouver – Invest Vancouver is Metro Vancouver's economic development leadership service. Find out about the region’s key industries and why Metro Vancouver is the place to be.

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation – The B.C. government provides small business support, data and research, and other tools.

Pacific Economic Development Canada – As the regional development agency for British Columbia, Pacific Economic Development Canada provides funding, economic data, and business support.

Small Business BC – This non-profit organization helps British Columbia’s entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, easy-to-use free resources, and engaging community events.

Starting a business – The B.C. government’s website has information on how to start a business, including developing a business idea, choosing a business structure, and requesting and reserving a business name.

WorkBC – WorkBC connect with job seekers and employers, helping people find jobs, explore career options, improve their skills.