Supports for your business

Interested in Market Research help? Whether you'd like individualized 1:1 help or you would like to book a workshop for you and your colleagues, our knowledgeable staff are here to support your small business. Staff can guide you through tutorials of our powerful databases that allow you insights into markets across Canada.  Email to book an appointment or workshop or for more information.

Lowerys is a proud sponsor of TBPL’s business services.

Inform Your Business Planning

Data Axle Canadian Businesses

Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 2.3 million businesses. Remote access is available.

Grant Connect

Connecting you with funders who share your cause so that big things can happen. Only available at library locations.


A market research mapping, analytics, & data visualization application. Remote access is available between 7am - 7pm in 20 minute sessions.

Gale eBooks

An award-winning, hassle-free eBook experience — that includes Business Plans Handbooks which provides real examples of business plans.

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