Business Resources

Did you know that Alberta leads the country in small business creation?

The Heritage & Vision ODC is a vehicle for the local community to redirect a portion of their capital to be invested locally within the region of Spruce Grove, Stony Plain and Parkland County, allowing local projects (& businesses) access to funding that they would otherwise be unable to secure.

Business Link is Alberta’s entrepreneurial hub. They are a nonprofit organization that helps people navigate the steps toward starting their own businesses. Business link also offers specialized services for Indigenous and Immigrant Entrepreneneurs.

The ATB Entrepreneur Centres offers one-on-one, in-person advice to help you start, learn more about, and grow your business.  

Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. An extensive network of international and local contacts supports foreign investors.

Alberta Innovates a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the challenges facing Albertans.

The Government of Alberta’s Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established businesses.

The Canada Business Network and the Aboriginal Business Development Services program provide information to start, manage and grow business specifically for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) provides programs and services to women at all stages of business.

Crowdfunding — collecting financial contributions from strangers - may not work for every venture, but it can be a way to test and validate your ideas and promote your business.  Learn more at the Canada Business Network.

TEC Edmonton - a joint venture between the University of Alberta and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) - is a business accelerator helping to transform technologies into business opportunities.

The Co-op Creator assists entrepreneurs interested in starting or building a co-operative buisness.

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“The feeling of home and family orientated culture has allowed us to retain our most valuable asset, our people.”

Neil Matheson, CFO, Thompson Construction Group

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“In Spruce Grove we have everything in the way of retail businesses, excellent schools and first-class sport facilities all right here.” 

Braven Blackwell, President, Seljax

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“The City has the space we need—store frontage with lots of traffic and warehouse space.”

Rik Kaminsky, Co-Owner and CEO, Solaré Canada Inc.

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“Locating in Spruce Grove is prime for us.  We need to be centrally located in the province to reach our customers and move our products.”  

Anthony Worbeck, Sales Director, ACKT Industries

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“We chose Spruce Grove because it had the best real estate prices in the area compared to other industrial parks.”

Tim Martin, General Manager, Cross Country Infrastructure Services Canada Inc.

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“Retaining long-term employees is key. It’s difficult to do, but we’ve done it in Spruce Grove.”

Jack Seguin, Owner, Alberta Precast Products