Resources

Explore our free resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Big Country.

Resources:


Useful Links:

General Business

  • SME Direct - Gain access to a wealth of small business information available through Industry Canada.
  • Bplans.com Small Business Planning Centre - In-depth site of how to start a business.
  • ENTERWeb - Quality source of information on small business, finance, community development, international trade, entrepreneurship, enterprise development, and the economy.
  • The Go Forth Institute For Entrepreneurial Skills Development - If you're looking to bolster your understanding of how to start, run or grow a successful and profitable business, learn GoForth Institute's 100 Essential Small Business Skills™ in only 10 hours conveniently delivered to your computer through streaming video and an option 400+ page resource curriculum book.
  • Workink - An online career development AND employment portal for Canadians with disabilities.

 Alberta Employment

  • Alberta Works - offers employment and career resources, training supports, Alberta job & career fairs, income support, and health benefits
  • Alberta/Canada Job Grant - Train the workers you need. The Alberta-Canada job grant can help fund training for your new or current employees
  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada - Express Entry Information for Employers - You can fill labour market shortages permanently with skilled foreign nationals.

Youth Entrepreneurship

  • BDC Entrepreneurs First - Business Development Bank of Canada's entrepreneurship opportunities.
  • Futurpreneur - Assisting young entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground, Youth Business offers programs and services that allow them to achieve economic independence, develop self-confidence, and fulfill their goals of self-employment.
  • The Youth Entrepreneur's Network - 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.

Indigenous Resources

Government of Alberta

 Government of Canada

Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

Francophone Economic Development Organization

Business Education & Other Resources

Starting a business in a city (Calgary/Edmonton)

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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Communities Served

Craigmyle, Delia, Drumheller, East Coulee, Finnegan, Michichi, Morrin, Nacmine, Pollockville, Richdale, Rosedale, Rowley, Rumsey, Scottfield, Sheerness, Sunnynook, Throne, Wayne