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.

Local businesses & why they’re Priceless
Check out the stories of these local businesses to see how they are so much more than the products they sell

Caroline Lavallée

Caroline Lavallée’s Boutique écolo Lavallée verte sells eco-friendly products and collaborates with local businesses to help everyone thrive.

Jason Johnson

Jason Johnson’s mobile DJ service, Eagle Feather Entertainment, takes indigenous and non-indigenous people’s celebrations, fundraisers and benefits to the next level.

Caroline Lavallée

Trisha Bower’s company, Eat My Shortbread, donates boxes of baked goods to real frontline heroes nominated by the community.

Important tools to help you protect your business online

Keep your small business safe from cyber threats with useful resources such as a free cybersecurity assessment from RiskRecon, security tools from the Global Cyber Alliance and the Cyber Readiness Institute’s step-by-step online program.

Essential resources to run your business today and tomorrow

Your Mastercard BusinessCard® comes with great benefits like automatic rebates from Mastercard Easy Savings , discounts on powerful tools such as Salesforce and Zoho, and the ability to connect with clients via Priceless Cities® , plus tips and resources to guide you through this crisis.

Free cybersecurity tools

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

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Enhance your business operations for today and the future with special offers for Mastercard® Small Business Card customers

Salesforce Essentials

Get sales and customer support management in a single app from the world's leading CRM solution. Just 9.99 USD per month, per user.2


Save on a suite of tools and solutions that will make running your small business a breeze with up to 50% off essential apps from Zoho.3

The Logic

Get your first three months on an annual subscription for free and receive access to groundbreaking journalism, newsletters, Logic Council membership and exclusive events.4

Our unique partners can give your business the advice, support and tools it needs to thrive

Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Navigating this pandemic can be full of challenges, every single day. With the support of the CFIB, small businesses like yours can get personalized expert advice and tools to help you get through this.

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Building a business community that is welcoming to women and nonbinary people means helping each other. That’s why SheEO is bringing women of all ages and backgrounds together to build a billion-dollar perpetual fund that supports women-led ventures.

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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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Stay a step ahead with news and insights for small business owners from our important 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 no-touch 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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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.

2. Annual subscription to Salesforce Essentials required. Price is listed in U.S. dollars. The promotional price of 9.99 USD is per user per month and applies to the first annual subscription only. Promotional pricing does not apply to services added after the initial checkout. Offer is non-transferrable and may not be combined with any other offer. Must complete a free trial of Salesforce Essentials and use a valid Mastercard Small Business card issued in the United States or Canada at checkout. Offer only available for new Salesforce Essentials customers. Sales tax may be applied where applicable. Mastercard is not responsible for the provision of Salesforce services. Offer is for a limited time and subject to change without further notice. Visit https://essentials.salesforce.com/partners/mastercard for full details.

3. The offer is available to Mastercard cardholders only upon making payment using a valid Mastercard Small Business card (Mastercard BusinessCard or World Elite Mastercard for Business) issued in Canada. The offer is not applicable to existing Zoho customers and applicable only to new customers. The offer is valid only for the first-year subscription and not for subsequent renewals. The discount will be applied during checkout using the offer landing page at https://www.zoho.com/r/mastercard/canada.html. Where applicable, sales tax may be applied. Price is listed in US dollars. The offer does not apply to Zoho services added after the initial checkout. The offer is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash, cheque, or any form of credit. Mastercard is not responsible for the provision of any Zoho services. No two offers can be combined and no additional discount or offer will be applicable. The offer is for a limited time and subject to change without further notice.

4. As a cardholder of a valid Mastercard Small Business Standard or World Elite Mastercard for Business card issued in Canada, you are eligible for three months or ninety (90) days of a Logic subscription for free. You may cancel the trial at any time during the trial period. You will not be charged until the beginning of the fourth month. The subscription will then renew at $299.99 for the next 12 months. Sales tax may be applied where applicable. To be eligible for this offer you must be a new Logic subscriber and sign-up for the trial using the “Subscribe Now” option. This offer can’t be combined with any other Logic offers. Offer available for a limited time only. To cancel your subscription at any time, go to Account and select “Cancel.” Your cancellation will become effective at the end of the billing period. You will not receive a prorated refund; your access and subscription benefits will continue for the remainder of the billing period. Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice. Mastercard is not responsible for the provision of any Logic subscriptions. Visit https://thelogic.co/mastercard-exclusive-offer/ for full details.

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