Business Resources

Are you a new or established entrepreneur looking to grow your business? Browse through the following business resource listings:

  • Access Prosperity (Central Alberta)
    Central Alberta: Access Prosperity is a not-for-profit economic development organization focused on promoting economic growth in the Central Alberta Region.
  • Alberta Government - Small Business Resources
    This is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.
  • Alberta Innovates
    Alberta Innovates is a provincially-funded corporation tasked with delivering on the research and innovation priorities of the Government of Alberta.
  • Alberta's Labour Force Statistics
    Get the latest update on Alberta's Labour Force, such as the most recent unemployment rate, etc.
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
    This is a not-for-profit organization that provides unique programs and services to women.
  • BizPal
    BizPal is an online service that provides you with simplified access to information about business permits, licenses, and other requirements needed to establish, operate, and grow your business.
  • The Business Link
    The Business Link is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta. Most services are free, but a fee may apply to certain seminars, etc.
  • Canada Business Network
    This is the Government of Canada's gateway to information, resources, and assistance for new and existing businesses.
  • Canada Tariff Finder
    This is the a free tool that allows Canadian exporters to check the tariffs applicable to a specific good in a foreign market.
  • Canadian Grants Business Center
    The Canadian Grants Business Center helps small and medium businesses with government grants, loans, subsidies, and financing.
  • Catapult Entrepreneurs
    Catapult Entrepreneurs is a business incubator and accelerator serving Central Alberta that provides support to entrepreneurs who have a new business or innovation and want to develop their idea.
  • Community Futures (Alberta)
    Community Futures supports small business development and rural economic diversification in Alberta by providing small business loans, business coaching/training services, and business management tools.
  • Futurpreneur Canada
    Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18 to 39.
  • Rural Alberta Business Centre
    The Rural Alberta Business Centre (Camrose) helps businesses start, grow, and thrive in rural Alberta. It is your one-stop access to information, advice, business training, and research services.
  • Small Business Resources
    Small Business Resources is a collection of various government programs available to Alberta entrepreneurs and small businesses to support exporting to new markets, attracting investment and accessing training.
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada
    Western Economic Diversification Canada's mandate is to promote the development and diversification of the economy of Western Canada and advance the interests of the West in national economic policy.
  • Wetaskiwin Women In Networking (WWIN)
    WWIN is a local networking group that supports female entrepreneurs and business owners. While still in its infancy, the group is growing with every meeting, and members benefit from presentations, etc.