Business Name:  First, choose a unique business name that is not already in use and meets the naming guidelines set by the Quebec government.

Business Structure: determine the legal structure of your business, such as a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or cooperative.

Business plan:  create a plan outlining your goals, target market, products or services, marketing strategy, and financial projections.

Location:  Identify a physical location for your business operations, which might affect zoning and licensing requirements.

Permits and licenses:  Check and obtain any necessary permits and licenses at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels.

Business Number: Register for a business number (BN) with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), which is used for tax purposes.

GST/HST Registration: You must register for GST or HST if your annual business revenue exceeds a certain threshold, depending on your province.

Payroll and Hiring:  If you plan to hire employees, register with the CRA for payroll deductions and obtain a payroll account.

Business insurance: consider getting business insurance to protect against liabilities, property damage,  and other risks.

Bank Account:  Open a business bank account to separate your personal and business finances.

Registration Process: Complete the necessary registration forms and submit them to the appropriate authorities.