Programs designed to help your small business start and succeed.

At Business Link, our team knows how quickly things can change in the small business world. Our programs are constantly evolving to help you tackle the challenges you face as a small business owner today.

Digital Economy Program

Maximize your business’s online presence with free digital support to expand your customer reach. Get paired with a member of the Digital Service Squad, who will provide free, personalized digital support for your small business.

Learn new skills, discover digital tools, and take your business to new heights. Receive support for social media, email marketing, SEO, and more. The Digital Economy Program is a partnership between Business Link and Digital Main Street.

Canada Digital Adoption Program

With the Grow Your Business Online Grant eligible small businesses will receive up to $2,400 to build an e-commerce store, boost their online presence, and digitize business operations. The Canada Digital Adoption program is a partnership between the Government of Canada, Business Link, and Digital Main Street.

Mentor Program

Business Link’s Mentor Program is a free mentorship program in Alberta designed to match the next generation of business owners (mentees) with experienced entrepreneurs (mentors). The program fosters a nurturing and supportive environment where mentors offer their wisdom, insights, and experiences to guide and inspire you.

Peerpreneur Sessions

Do you ever find yourself navigating the ups and downs of entrepreneurship alone? Join Peerpreneur, a free 4-week virtual program for Alberta entrepreneurs. Participate in group-facilitated sessions where you can openly discuss your business challenges, collaborate on solutions, and gain insights from other small business owners.

Emergency Preparedness Program

The COVID-19 pandemic, major floods, and wildfires have made businesses aware they need to plan and be prepared for unexpected times and emergencies. This program gives Alberta entrepreneurs the tools and knowledge they need to mitigate the effects of any future business interruptions.

Resilient Recovery Program

Looking for personalized support?

Our team of in-house small business experts are here to help you navigate your unique entrepreneurial journey with free one-on-one advice. We can help you:

  • Understand and navigate the startup process including regulations and licensing
  • Explore strategies to successfully run and grow your existing business
  • Learn about your financing options, marketing and sales strategies, HR, and more
  • Get connected with the most relevant resources and support in the business community
  • Review and update your business plan