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Small businesses are a vital component of the Battle River region economy. We help businesses in the plan, start-up and grow by providing access to professional networks and reliable information. Below is a list of well-known business portals and websites that capture local, regional, provincial and federal resources that can point you in the right direction.

SAMDA2 SAMDA Economic Partnership Ltd. offers advice, support, information and skill development in the areas of business, workforce and community throughout the Special Area #4.
RABC logo_low The Rural Alberta Business Centre (RABC), through its Camrose office, provides free information and advice on virtually every aspect of doing business in the Battle River region.
Business Link logo_low The Business Link has business specialists who provide free information and advice on everything from planning, financing and starting your Alberta-based business, and government programs and services.
logo_4 Community Futures Entre-Corp Business Development provides advanced business programs and resources within Alberta. Explore their regional East Central, East Parkland, and Meridian organizations.
sbbutton6_low Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs. Whether you are starting or operating a business, this site has what you need to more effectively run your business.
Connectica Connectica is a free service that helps users connect with Alberta’s ever-expanding research and innovation network. It offers tailored information by industry including programs, services, organizations and products.
BizPal BizPal provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to permit and license information, and is a partnership involving governments at the federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels.
Chambers Chambers of Commerce are local organizations that advocate on behalf of, and connect, businesses with the right tools and resources to help them succeed. To find a Palliser region Chamber, contact the Alberta Chambers of Commerce.
Alberta2012 There are various ministries within the Alberta Government that work to advance business and industry in the province.
 Gov Canada Business Development Bank of Canada
Canada Business Network
Canadian Commercial Corporation
Government of Canada
Industry Canada
National Research Council
Statistics Canada
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