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BUSN - Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Resources on starting and running a business; for resources specific to aboriginal business, view our Aboriginal Economic Development guide.

Government Resources

Canada Business Network 

This is an excellent resource from the Government of Canada that provides entrepreneurs with extensive information on starting a business, business taxes, hiring and managing employees, permits, licences and regulations, maintaining your business and much more. 

Business Development Bank of Canada

Provides access to articles and tools about all aspects of starting and running a small business.

Alberta Small Business Resources

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

Self Employment and Small Business - ALIS - Government of Alberta

Alberta Government Funding Programs

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (formerly Industry Canada)

This is a very comprehensive site for information on industries in Canada. Includes statistics and research, companies by industry sector, federal regulations and more.

SME Research and Statistics (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

A place to find small business statistics, research reports and more.