Welcome to the Business Resource Centre

Small businesses like yours are the foundation of our communities, and we’re here to help. We have curated a set of solutions and resources to help guide, grow and protect your business during these difficult times and help your business move towards recovery.

Important tools to help you protect your business online

As many small businesses move their activities online in our increasingly connected world, cybersecurity becomes more crucial than ever. Mastercard's solutions and handy resources will help keep your business safe from cyber threats.

Essential resources to run your business today and tomorrow

Unique benefits that come with your Mastercard BusinessCard® can help you improve operational efficiency and maximize customer connections through special offers on essential productivity and financial tools.

Stay a step ahead with news, insights and professional advice for small business owners from our unique resources and partners


Leveraging Mastercard insights, we have brought ShopOpenings.com to Canada. ShopOpenings.com, built in partnership with data analysis company Sixth Sense, is a new online search tool that confirms which shops and businesses are open to customers. This includes those businesses that are reopening their doors after temporarily closing them in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mastercard enables higher contactless payments across Canada

As health officials recommend social distancing and as a growing number of merchants encourage consumers to pay with contactless to minimize interactions, Mastercard is enabling the increase of contactless payment limits across Canada for people looking for safer ways to pay in the wake of COVID-19.

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Helping the community

We have joined with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and others to speed up the response to the COVID-19 pandemic by identifying, assessing, developing, and scaling-up treatments. We invite you to join our effort to find a solution to this unprecedented situation.

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Startup Canada

Through digital programs and flagship events, Startup Canada is the network promoting, inspiring, educating, connecting and giving a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurs – supporting them as they start, operate and scale businesses that build a better Canada for the world today and for future generations.

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Digital Main Street

Get the knowledge and guidance you need to complete your digital transformation with digital tools, technologies and services from Digital Main Street.

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Enhance your business operations for today and the future with special offers for Mastercard® cardholders

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Free cybersecurity tools

Free cybersecurity assessments from RiskRecon, a Mastercard company, will help you protect your environments during the COVID-19 crisis.1

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Shopify Tap & Chip Card Reader

It’s a match made in heaven. Connect software, hardware, and payments seamlessly with Shopify by accepting tap and chip payments from customers.

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Mastercard Easy Savings

Valuable, automatic rebates when you spend for your business at 50,000+ vendors nationwide.

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1. By providing the free security assessments using public data for small business organizations, Mastercard makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the contents of the assessments. Without limitation, Mastercard specifically disclaims all representations and warranties, including but not limited to any and all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness or suitability for any purpose (whether or not Mastercard has been advised, has reason to know, or is otherwise in fact aware of any information), or accuracy of the assessments or any use made of the assessments. Any action taken using the security assessments is strictly at the organization’s own risk.

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