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Alberta Small Business Resources

Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.

Small Business in Alberta

Starting a business

What to consider before starting or buying a business.

Operating a business

How to effectively keep a business running, increase productivity, expand, close or sell a business.

Funding a business

Explore different ways to fund your business, including loans, grants and finding investors.

Regulations for small businesses

Find information on Acts, Regulations, licenses and permits that may apply to your business. Different legislations, licenses and permits may apply to different types of businesses, making it important to speak with a legal advisor to ensure you are compliant.

Resources for small business

View resources for starting, operating and funding your business

Small business calendar

View statutory holidays in Alberta.

May
23
Victoria Day
Canada's statutory holiday recognizing Queen Victoria's birthday falls on the Monday preceding May 25.
Jul
01
Canada Day
A country-wide holiday celebrating July 1, 1867, the day Canada officially became a nation with its own constitution.
Jul
01
Canada Day
A country-wide holiday celebrating July 1, 1867, the day Canada officially became a nation with its own constitution.
Aug
01
Heritage Day
Celebrated on the first Monday in August, this optional holiday recognizes our province's rich heritage and cultural diversity.

Related Information

Small Business
Profiles

The 2014 Small Business, Big Impact: Alberta Small Business Profile provides useful statistics about the contributions made by small businesses to the provincial economy and their roles in some of Alberta’s important and growing industries.

Alberta Economic Dashboard

Alberta's most important economic indicators, in one place. You can either get a quick snapshot of our current economic state, or explore specific indicators in detail.

Canada-Alberta job grant

Can’t find workers with the skills you need? Consider training new or current employees through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Connectica Self-Serve Tool

Connectica is a new self-service tool for SMEs and service providers to connect with other provincial innovators.