Starting and Growing a Business in Central Alberta
In Central Alberta, successful businesses don’t just happen. There is an array of programs and resources available to the entrepreneur, business owner, and investor to ensure that all business endeavours in Central Alberta triumph.
From planning, to start up, to growth and succession planning, there are many resources available to businesses.
If employees are needed to grow your business, various employment programs can help you make the labour market connections and access wage subsidy programs or incentives to hire Indigenous, people with disabilities, youth, or foreign workers. Whether you need summertime employees, short-term contracts, or highly qualified post-secondary grads, you’ll be able to find access to services and supports below.
A network of local Chambers of Commerce connects businesses throughout Central Alberta, and don’t forget to check out the various programs offered by the federal and provincial governments.
Here are just a few Small Business Resources for getting started:
Video: Business Planning
Video: Business Structure
Video: Market Research
Video: Payroll 101
Video: Financial Management
Video: GST Registration
Video: Tax Liaison Officer Service
Additional Resources: https://albertacf.com/resources
Resources in French from Conseil de développement de économique de l’Alberta https://lecdea.ca/