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Our business library is filled with books of interest and open to the general public. The following is a list of available titles in our collection. A wide variety of business related government publications available also.




A Passion for Life

Salim Khoja

Accounting – The Basis for Business Decisions

W.B. Meigs, W.P. Lam, R.F. Meigs

At Work in Rural Communities


Be an Even Better Manager

Michael Armstrong

Bernie On Idea Management

Bernie Sander

Best Practices and Tools for Not for Profit Boards

James Pealow, Sandi Humphrey

Board Governance Classics I

The Canadian Society of Association Executives

Board Governance Classics II

The Canadian Society of Association Executives

Boards that Lead

Ram Charan

Bookkeeping Step by Step

Business Planning and Finances

Confederation College Entrepreneurship Series

Business Relationships: Development and Maintenance

Mitchell Wilkie, Graham Clayton

Business Writing Basics 2nd Edition

Jane Watson


Canadian Small Business Kit for Dummies

Chartered Bank Financing of Small Business in Canada

Larry Wynant, Jim Hatch

Clearing the Hurtles

Candida Brush, Nancy M. Carter, Elizabeth Gatewood, Patricia G G

Collection of Techniques for the Small Business in Canada

Timothy R. Paulsen

Complementary Model of Board Governance

Content Marketing For NonProfits

Credit, Debt, and Bankruptcy

Alan A. Parker 

Cultivating Agritourism – Tools and Techniques for building success

Dr Peter W. Williams, Kathryn Lack, Kim C. Smith

Cut your losses

Keith O’Brien


Debt Free Forever

Destination Success: A Pocket Guide to Small Business in Ontario

Dragon's Den Guide to Assessing your Business Concept

Dragon's Den Guide to Investor Ready Business Plans

Dragon's Den Guide to Real World Business Models

Duties & Responsibilities of Directors of Non for Profit Organizations


Effective Networking Strategies

Donna Messer

Exporting From Canada

Gerhard W.Kautz


Facebook Marketing For Dummies

Female Enterprise in the New Economy

Karen D. Hughes

Financial Control for the Small Business

Michael M Coltman

Financial Management 101: Get a Grip on Your Business Numbers

Angie Mohr


Fish! Sticks

Fish! Tales

Franchising in Canada 4th Edition

Michael M. Coltman 

Fresh Grown Promotions

Jane Eckert, Diane Kline

Fundraising for Non-Profit Groups

Joyce Young, Ken Wyman, John Swaigen


Good to Great

Jim Collins

Great Companies Deserve Great Boards

Guide to Better Meetings For Directors of NonProfit


Hardball for Women

Pat Heim, Susan K. Golant

High Performance Board

How to Leverage Relationships Into More Sales & Profits

How You Can Profit From E-Business


Imperfect Board Member

Insuring Business Risks in Canada

Geoffrey R E Bromwich


Jack and Stanley’s Buyout Adventure

Margaret J Florczak


Leadership and the One-Minute Manager

Ken Blanchard

Lessons from the Edge

Jana Mathews, Jeff Dennis

Look before You Leap: Market Research Made Easy

 Don Duman, Dell Dennison, Margaret Doman


Managing a Successful Business in Canada

Tony Fattal

Marketing for a Small Business

Ministry of Economic Development Trade and Tourism

Marketing your Product

Donald Cyr, Douglas Gray

Marketing your Service

Marketing your Service

Jean Withers, Carol Vipperman

Microsoft Office - Excel 2010

Microsoft Office - Outlook 2010

Microsoft Office - Word 2010

Mom Incorporated

Money Smart Kids

Money Rules

David M. Goldenberg

Motivating today’s employees

Lin Grensing-Pophal


Negotiate Your Commercial Lease

Dale R. Willerton

Negotiate Your Commercial Lease 2nd Edition

Dale R. Willerton

Networked NonProfit

Never Too Late

Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich

Lois P. Frankel


Preparing a Successful Business Plan 3rd Edition

Rodger D Touchie

Protecting Trade Secrets

Nishan Swais

Pure Selling – The Basics

Wayne Vanwyck 


Schools of Fish!

Seminars to Build your Business

Simply Essential Personal Budgeting Kit

Barbara Siskind

Small Business: An Entrepreneur's Plan

Sylvia S Lim

Small Business Finance

Graham Clayton, Michell Wilkie

Small Claims Court Guide for Ontario

Jennifer Young

Smart Women Finish Rich

David Bach

Smart Women Take Risks

So You Want to Buy a Franchise

Douglas Gray, Norman Friend

Social Media For Social Good

Social Media Policies & Procedures

Social Media Tactics for NonProfits

Social Networking for NonProfits


Talent Edge

Take Action: A Guide to Active Citizenship

Tele-Commuting Managing off site Staff for Small Business

Lin Grensing-Pophal

The ABC’s for Making Money for Teens

Alan Lysaght, Dr Denis L. Cauvier

The Best Dam Business Book in The world

William E. Caswell

The Entrepreneur and the Business Idea

ConferationCollege Entrepreneurship Series

The Habit of Selling for Retailing

Butler Associates inc 1997

The HR Book: Human Resources Management for Small Business

Lin Grensing-Pophal

The Retail Game Playing to Win


Understanding and Managing Financial Information

Michae M. Coltman


Winning Proposals – How to Write Them and Get Results

Hans Tammemagi

Working for a Change

The Ontario Council of Alternative Business


Your Guide to Raising Venture Capital for your Own Business in Canada

Iain Williamson

Youth Entrepreneurship

Graham Clayton, Jason Ozbolt

Financial Literacy

The Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL) is a division of the national, charitable organization SEDI. It works through partnerships with community based social agencies in an effort to effect positive change. The CCFL believes that financial literacy is vital for a nation and its people to achieve lasting economic stability, financial literacy is key.

The Financial Literacy seminars are for businesses or individuals who are looking to gain valuable knowledge of money management and how to apply the concepts to your own life.

These multi-module seminars are delivered by Community Futures Staff and can be customized for all age groups.

What do seminars cover?
  • Budgeting
  • Savings
  • Banking Basics
  • Credit: Ratings & Scores
  • Credit Cards
  • Credit Bureau
  • Investing Basics

Our goal is to assist you in your journey to a better understanding of managing your personal finances to fuel more informed decisions.

Sample Business Plans and Templates (Canada Business): Business Model Canvas:
CFDC Specific Business Financing

We offer financing up to $250,000 for qualifying start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises, flexible commercial financing up to $250,000 for start-up, relocation, maintenance or expansion of businesses located in Renfrew County.

For more information on the type of funding available to business start-ups, CLICK HERE>>

Other Sources of Funding

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC):

Grants and Financing (Innovation Canada):

The best way for us to help you manage your business is through counselling.

Contact our Business Development Officer for more details.