It can be challenging to navigate the resources available to the business community. Browse the highlight links below to learn more about supports provided by various organizations.

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We work hard to understand the needs of our business community to develop programs and other opportunities to support our local economy. Read our recent plans and reports that guide our work:


Biz Connect provides business-related guidance and support powered by the Government of Alberta.

Business Link offers guidance and a wide range of tools for business owners. 

Economic Developers of Alberta offers resources, professional development, and networking opportunities for Alberta’s business community.

Government of Canada provides a wide range of information on business taxes, permits and regulations, and more.

Government Supports & Resources are available through this tool to help you find federal and provincial support.

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) offers products, services, advice, and funding for businesses with a mandate that includes indigenous peoples, women, and young entrepreneurs.

The Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta (RINSA) provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses rooted in technology and innovation. 

WESTEM is the Women Entrepreneurs-in-STEM program seeking to empower, support and train women entrepreneurs in Southern Alberta, specializing in STEM fields, or looking to incorporate emerging technologies into their businesses. 

Canada Council for Arts offers grants, services, prizes, and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations.  

Professional development programs such as SMARTstart, a program for entrepreneurs within the first 3 years of operation.

Work with the Town: Tender opportunities are listed online.  You can also find a list of opportunities across the province at via Alberta Purchasing Connection

Local Business Supports

Use the tool below for local support and resources.