|The crafts sector is made up of a range of artistic disciplines that includes the creation of decorative items such as jewellery, ceramics and textiles to more mechanically complex, utilitarian items such as hand-made musical instruments, custom-designed vehicles and intricate, hand-crafted mechanisms. The common thread that connects the varied types of products made by artisans is the sense of "the personal touch."
Starting a business can be a rewarding undertaking, but it comes with its challenges. Before starting a business in Ontario, it is wise to do your research. There are several issues to consider such as regulations, financing, and taxation, managing your business, advertising and much more.
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