Business Education & Other Resources

ProgramSummarySectorIntake Period / Effective DateDate Information Updated
Business Benefits FinderThis tool on the Government of Canada's website helps connect businesses with programs and services. The interactive form allows you to filter results based on specific criteria.Not sector specific2024/02/22
Digital Economy ProgramMaximize your business’s online presence with free digital support to expand your customer reach. Get paired with a member of the Digital Service Squad who will provide free, personalized digital support for your small business. Learn new skills, discover digital tools, and take your business to new heights.Not sector specificOngoing2024/02/22
StartUp Leduc Wetaskiwin RegionsJEDI is a proud partner in Start Up Leduc Wetaskiwin Regions, a business incubator initiative for prospective and new businesses. Their mission is to fill the need for a local business incubator that provides programing, mentorship, and a business resource centre hub. Not sector specificOngoing2024/02/27
The Chamber Leduc Nisku Wetaskiwin RegionsThe Chamber helps you run your business more effectively, strengthens the economic climate of the region, and gives you unparalleled networking and promotion opportunities.Not sector specific 2024/02/27
The Pigeon Lake Regional Chamber of CommercePromoting the commercial, industrial, social and civic interests of the community. Not sector specific 2024/02/27
Central Alberta Regional Innovation NetworkCARIN is a regional collaboration that can help with Business Advice, Advocacy, Access to Foreign Markets, Financing, Grants, Technological Expertise, Innovation, Idea TestingNot sector specific 2024/02/27
Community Futures Central AlbertaFor over 30 years, Community Futures has been helping small businesses grow in rural Alberta, by assisting local entrepreneurs turn their business ideas into reality through FREE business planning and business coaching.Not sector specific 2024/02/27
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)Canada’s largest non-profit organization devoted to creating and supporting an environment where business can succeed. Not sector specific2024/02/27
Business LinkBusiness Link is a one-stop shop to help small businesses thrive, including free advice and coaching.

Download their free Small Business Guides
Not sector specific 2024/02/27
BDC (Business Development Canada) BDC supports small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice.Not sector specific2024/02/27
Business Works of Central AlbertaBusiness Works Central Alberta is funded by the Alberta Government and free to any Albertan who meets the eligibility requirements.
They offer one-on-one coaching and real business training.
Not sector specific 2024/02/27
Plug and Play AlbertaPlug and Play is building a unique ecosystem that connects change-makers and leading organizations.

Their network consists of 50,000 startups, 500+ world-leading corporations, and hundreds of venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies across multiple industries. Together with their partners, they are creating a unique ecosystem designed to develop and implement the technologies of tomorrow.
Technology - Multi-sector2024/02/27
Canadian Business Network (CBN) Canada Business Network is a government information service for businesses and start-up entrepreneurs in Canada. Canada Business Network provides a single point of access for federal and provincial/territorial government services, programs and regulatory requirements for business. It provides guidelines and resources on subjects, such as business plans, employees and payroll, private sector financing and grants, operations management, marketing and sales, business growth, exporting and importing and government regulations.Not sector specific2024/02/27
Science ParkScience Park, powered by Alberta IoT, is a connector that pairs people and companies looking for specific technological assets or talent with the people who can provide it, or vice versa.Technology2024/02/29
Agri-processors and producers service directoryAlberta's agricultural processors can use this directory to find food distribution channels and other service providers across Canada.Agriculture
Food and Beverage