Find Additional Resources

Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some of these organizations, including us!

Alberta Small Business Resources

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Alberta Small Business Resources includes a directory of funding resources for new and established businesses. Learn more

Ask a small business advisor

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Small business advisors provide free advice to small businesses and entrepreneurs navigating provincial regulations and business support programs. Learn more


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Bizpal provides you with information about the permits and licences that may be required to start and grow your business. Learn more

Building Permit application statistics

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Data from the City of Calgary on Building Permit application statistics. Learn more

Business Development Bank of Canada

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BDC offer business loans and consulting services to help Canadian businesses grow. Through our subsidiary—BDC Capital, we also offer a full spectrum of specialized financing. Learn more

Business Link

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Business Link provides customized business advice and support for entrepreneurs navigating building, running and growing their own businesses. They provide one-on-one support and guidance, market research, access to experts, training, networking opportunities, and specialized support for Indigenous and immigrant entrepreneurs. Business Link strives to provide support services that will drive the growth of great Alberta Businesses. Learn more

Business and Industry - Government of Canada

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Business taxes, permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support and how to sell to government. Learn more

Canada Revenue Agency

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Useful information from the CRA for Small businesses and self-employed individuals. Learn more


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Connectica is a free service that helps users connect with Alberta's ever-expanding research and innovation network. It is the perfect place to find programs, services, facilities or events. Learn more


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Futurpreneur is a non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Learn more

Registering a business

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Find out who can register your corporation or business name and where. Learn more

Platform Calgary

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Platform Calgary's focus is on working together to make Calgary a global hub for startups and innovation, providing access to space, programming and advocacy. Learn more

Invest Alberta

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Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. Through our extensive network of international and local contacts, our team of investment professionals provides a centralized, coordinated service to support foreign investors throughout the investment and business expansion process. Learn more

Startup Calgary

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Startup Calgary, an initiative by Calgary Economic Development, creates opportunities for entrepreneurs to connect and collide, helping your ideas become reality. We are here to connect you with the people and tools you need to guide you through the ups and downs of startup life. Learn more

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