Useful links

General Business

  • Connecticaa comprehensive collection of programs, services, and innovation service providers that make up Alberta's diverse research and innovation system
  • Small Business - Government of Alberta website for small business
  • SME Direct
    Link to gain access to a weath of small business information available through Industry Canada.
  • Small Business Planning Centre - In-depth site of how to start a business.
  • EntreWorld- Resources for Entrepreneurs
  • Canadian Business Network
    Information on Market Research
  • Workink - provides a dedicated space for job postings by equity employers offering inclusive employment
  • Online Marketing Resources - Offers a number of great resources to small business owners who want to learn more about adopting e-business/internet technologies into their business

Youth Entrepreneurship

  • Loan Program for Students
    Business Development Bank of Canada's entrepreneurship opportunities.
  • Futurpreneur Canada - provides financing, mentoing, and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39.
  • The Young Entrepreneur's Council
    An online community that supports the needs of young entrepreneurs from around the world as they attempt to build and thrive in their own businesses.
  • Youth Café - Government of Canada website for youth seeking employment opportunities.

Aboriginal Sites

Business Service Centres across Western Canada

Starting a business in a city (Calgary/Edmonton)

The Business Link operates walk-in centres in Edmonton and Calgary. They offer information and advice about everything from start-up, regulations, financing and loan programs to marketing, product sourcing, e-business and government programs and services. They can also be reached via a toll-free business information line: 1-800-272-9675.

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