How To Start A Business


The resources included below will assist anyone looking to start a business or enhance their business operations. 

For additional information and resources about doing business in Alberta visit and learn more about what Alberta has to offer.

The Alberta Economic dashboard compiles Alberta economy's most important indicators for business in one place. It provides a quick snapshot of Alberta's current economic state and provides a gateway for you to explore indicators in more detail.

This is your gateway to Alberta Small Business Resources. This is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs. Visit the website to learn about strategies and initiatives underway to drive small business in Alberta.

This is a not-for-profit organization that provides unique programs and services to women through mentoring, advising, financing, and skills and network development. Visit their website to see a listing of current events and find out more about what they are offering.

This library of resources contains links to hundreds of sites offering research materials on every area of planning a business including: venture capital, new products, market analysis, competitive analysis, production management, tax problems, legal issues, financial statements, writing a business plan and much more.

Click here to view the Western Canada Business Service Network. This government platform will help you to grow, start or expand your business. 

The Business Link is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Government of Canada (through Western Economic Diversification) and the Government of Alberta (through Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education). The Business Link provides valuable resources, support and advice to help you succeed in business. Business Link works with a network of business development centers across the province to ensure you have access to resources in your region.

Starting A Business

For more detailed information and content on how to start a business in the Province of Alberta, click here.