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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.

Christmas Day
Christmas day is a federal statutory holiday in every province and territory.
Boxing Day
Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, is an optional holiday for businesses in Alberta.
New Year's Day
The first day of the year on the modern Gregorian and Julian calendars is a general holiday in Alberta.
Alberta Family Day
Family Day is celebrated on the third Monday of every February.

Related Information

Small Business

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.

Alberta Job Creation Incentive Program

The Alberta government is supporting employers who create new jobs in Alberta during this period of higher unemployment and weaker oil prices.

Connectica Self-Serve Tool

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