Business News and Updates

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Government of Alberta Rural Economic Development Action Plan

The Economic Development in Rural Alberta Plan sets out a 5-year commitment that guides rural economic growth, reflecting on innovation, diversification, and sustainable, long-term economic development. The plan outlines 5 strategic directions, each of which connects to supporting initiatives already underway as well as new actions we are taking to ensure rural Albertans have economic opportunities where they live.

Read the plan here.



Sign Up Alberta

Looking for highway signage for your tourism or essential service business? Check out the Sign Up Alberta program!


Start Up Canada Business Owner Toolbox

Start Up Canada has launched a free online tool called the Business Owners Toolbox. The toolbox is a central hub that provides a comprehensive package of foundational knowledge, access points, and resources required to start and scale a business in Canada.




Updated December 12, 2022