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:


Programs and workshops such as SMARTstart, an entrepreneurship training program, and others.

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

Business Coaching: Do you have an idea, challenge or seeking guidance? Our Economic Development team is here to help. Contact us to schedule a call or meeting.

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) connects women with access to capital, training and workshops, business advising, and our loans programs.

Biz Connect provides support powered by the Government of Alberta.

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.

Canada Council for Arts offers services and funding opportunities for Canadian artists and arts organizations.  

Economic Developers of Alberta offers resources, professional development, and networking opportunities.

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

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

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

Travel Alberta offers a wide range of industry tools and resources, tourism investment and other opportunities.

Local Business Supports

Use the tool below for local support and resources.