Business Resource & Links

Whether you are starting a new business, relocating, or considering an expansion, Lacombe County‚Äôs Economic Development Officer can play a role in nurturing the process. Our aim is to support businesses at every stage of development.

For more information, please contact Monica Bartman, Economic Development Officer, , 403-782-8389.

LINKS TO BUSINESS RESOURCES

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Alberta Business Family Institute
https://www.ualberta.ca/business/centres/family-business/index.html

Alberta Rural Development Network
https://www.ruraldevelopment.ca/about-us/about

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs
https://www.awebusiness.com/

Business Link
https://businesslink.ca/

Central Alberta Access Prosperity
https://accessprosperity.ca/about-us/

Central Alberta Economic Partnership
https://caepalberta.com/

Community Futures East Parkland
https://eastparkland.albertacf.com/

Futurpreneur
https://www.futurpreneur.ca/en/

Indigenous Services
https://businesslink.ca/what-we-do/indigenous-services/

Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce
https://www.lacombechamber.ca/

PrairiesCAN
https://www.canada.ca/en/prairies-economic-development.html

EXPORTING

Export Development Canada
https://www.edc.ca/en/about-us.html

Trade Commissioner
https://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/index.aspx?lang=eng

CanExport
https://www.tradecommissioner.gc.ca/funding-financement/canexport/index.aspx?lang=eng

 

INNOVATION

Alberta Innovates
https://albertainnovates.ca/

Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network
http://www.ca-rin.ca/

Emissions Reduction Alberta
https://eralberta.ca/ 

 

FEDERAL

Canada Revenue Agency
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency.html

Doing business with the government
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/doing-business.html

Government of Canada benefits finder
https://innovation.ised-isde.canada.ca/s/?language=en_CA

Public Services and Procurement Canada
https://buyandsell.gc.ca/

FEDERAL & PROVINCIAL INCENTIVES, GRANTS

Apprenticeship Grants
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/apprentices/grants.html

Small business deduction
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/t4012/t2-corporation-income-tax-guide-chapter-4-page-4-t2-return.html

Alberta Economic Development Funding and Grants
https://www.alberta.ca/economic-development-funding-grants.aspx

Canada-Alberta Job Grant
https://www.alberta.ca/canada-alberta-job-grant.aspx

 

FUNDING

AFSC
https://afsc.ca/

Business Development Bank of Canada
https://www.bdc.ca/en

Canada Small Business Financing Program
https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/csbfp-pfpec.nsf/eng/home

Farm Credit Canada
https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en.html

HR

Alberta Labour and Immigration
https://www.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration.aspx

Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council
https://cahrc-ccrha.ca/

Employment Standards
https://www.alberta.ca/employment-standards.aspx

Workers Compensation Board
https://www.wcb.ab.ca/

 

PROVINCIAL

Alberta Biz Connect
https://www.alberta.ca/biz-connect.aspx

Service Alberta
https://www.alberta.ca/service-alberta.aspx