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    Business Planning

    The Business Link, call 1-800-272-9675, or visit http://businesslink.ca/

    Community Futures, call 780.968.7013, or visit http://cfcapitalregion.ca

    Business Permits/Licenses/Registration

    The City of Leduc and Leduc County coordinate business permits and licenses.

    City: call 780-980-7127 or visit http://leduc.ca County: call 780.955.3555or visit http://www.leduc-county.com/

    Registration Leduc Registries, call 780.986.6463 or visit http://drayden.com

    BizPaL is an online service providing permit and licence information to help entrepreneurs start or grow their business; a service provided by the federal, provincial and municipal governments http://bizpal.ca/

    SOCAN... if you use music, live or recorded, in your business or for your event please
    click on this link for licensing information as it is Federal Copyright Law. www.socan.ca

    Economic Development

    Leduc-Nisku EDA—Call 780.986.9538 or visit http://leducniskueda.com
    Economic Development—The World's largest economic development news/commentary websitehttp://economicdevelopment.org/

    Resources

    Provincial Government Links

    Small Business Resources - Visit http://smallbusiness.alberta.ca/

    Looking for staff? Alberta Works offers a range of services to help employers attract and retain employees. Our services include promoting job opportunities, recruitment and retention strategies, job fairs, connecting employers to job seekers, workplace resources and publications, labour market information, employment standards information, occupational health and safety and more. Contact a Career and Employment Consultant at your Leduc Alberta Works Centre to take advantage of our free employer services. Visit http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/financial-support/3171.html

    Federal Government Links

    Office of Small and Medium Enterprises - Visit http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/pme-sme/index-eng.html

    Information on tender opportunities, how to do business with the feds, data on previous contracts, etc) Visit https://buyandsell.gc.ca/

    Office of the Procurement Ombudsman - Visit http://opo-boa.gc.ca/index-eng.html 

    Services Video http://opo-boa.gc.ca/video/contrat-contracting-eng.html

    Financing

    Canadian Small Business Financing Program— call 1.866.959.1699, or visit www.ic.gc.ca/csbfp

    BDC - Business Development Bank of Canada — call 1.877.232.2269, or visit www.bdc.ca           BDC offers flexible business loans structured to protect your business’ cash flow, with longer term repayment schedules to suit your business cycle  and the possibility to defer capital payments.

    The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises National Info Line, 1.800.811.1148 or visit www.pwgsc.gc/sme
    Your Guide to doing Business with the Government of Canada, to obtain a copy of the guide (in print or electonically) contact OSME Western Region 10025 Jasper Ave Telus Plaza North, 5th Floor Edmonton, Alta. Call780.497.3601, or visit osme-bpme-wst@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca

    The Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP)—The CICP is a new $40 million initiative created to bolster innovation in Canada's business sector; it provides benefits to both innovators and federal government departments, as well as to Canada as a whole. Call 1.800.811.1148, or visit buyandsell.gc.ca/innovation

    For Grants & Funding Find funding opportunities that support thriving communities and economic prosperity in Alberta's small cities and towns. http://communityeconomicdevelopment.alberta.ca/resources/grants-funding/

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