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Canadian Businesses Online
A Canadian searchable business directory that provides contact information for local businesses. An invaluable resource for job seekers investigating potential local employers. Entrepreneurs and small business owners will also find this resource useful for conducting market research.
Consumer Reports
Contains reliable reviews, expert ratings and unbiased evaluations for a wide variety of consumer products including cars, appliances and electronics. Search for a specific make and model or browse complete issues of the print magazine from the last 5 years. Don’t make any major purchase without checking Consumer Reports first!
Grant Connect
Grant Connect is a fundraising platform that provides detailed, current information on 11,000 Canadian foundations, 560 corporate giving programs, 370 government grant programs, 120 American foundations that will fund Canadian charities, and 200 other kinds of grant opportunities. This resource contains data on billions of dollars in past donations, categorized by size, cause, population, and region. There are targeted search filters that help you quickly find the right funder for your charity by gift size, deadline, type of support, and more, making this an excellent resource for start-up companies, small business owners and non-profit organizations.
Note: For a limited time, due to Covid-19, we have been given permission to provide SCPL cardholders with remote access to this resource. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.