Professional connections.

Check out our service partners and industry experts who can support your business in areas like accounting and bookkeeping, legal advice, marketing and communications, and more. Connect directly with these businesses and discover some of the affiliate programs available exclusively to Business Link clients.

Accounting/Bookkeeping

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Alvin Singh | Edmonton, Calgary

Fay Chrisohou | Calgary

Christopher Pan | Edmonton

Alberta

Kevin Fichtner | Sherwood Park

Crystal Lucier | St. Albert

Vartika Satija | Calgary

Vivien Jonathan | Calgary

Taunya Woods-Richardson | Calgary

Professionals making connections

Legal Expertise

Goodlawyer is the leading legal marketplace for Canadian entrepreneurs to connect with independent lawyers. Business Link clients get an exclusive promotion for free legal advice. Book your first advice session for free using promo code BUSINESSLINK ($39 value).

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Banyk Chia | Edmonton

Edmonton

Edmonton

Edmonton, Calgary

Calgary

Calgary

Marketing & Communications

As Canada’s premier digital academy, Social School is ready to arm you with the modern marketing knowledge you need, either on your own or alongside your team, with courses, workshops, launch labs and certificate programs.

For more than a decade, Social School has been dedicated to supporting modern startups, scale-ups and established organizations alike with the skills required to grow their reach, revenue and return.

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With Canva Pro, you can take designs to the next level with animation, video, and audio, market your business with branding tools and merchandise, and reach your audience with social campaigns. Supercharge your team’s productivity and creativity with everything they need to produce professional content, collaborate effortlessly, and achieve their goals faster.

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Brian Siddle | Edmonton

Lisa Sloan | Calgary

Kelly Sinclair | Cochrane

Edmonton

Grande Prairie

Afton Brazzoni | Cochrane

Calgary

Kelly Doody | Calgary

Import/Export

Christina Forth | Edmonton

Government of Canada, Trade Commissioner Services

Samuel Boateng, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

Amit Ahluwalia

Edmonton

Evan Buie, International Initiatives Officer

Meghan Horosko, Trade Officer

Mary-Beth Takao, Senior Investment and Trade Officer

Procurement

Government of Alberta, Procurement Services

Marcy Soehn
Michelle Watson

Kris Ruiter, A/Chief, Stakeholder Engagement, Office of SME

Roger Lockwood

Dave Dextraze

Business Management/Business Planning

Stephanie Markakis-Plouffe | Calgary

Dr. Laura Hambley & Rebecca Como | Calgary

Susan Dioszeghy | Calgary

Jenipher Chitate | Calgary

Bruce Tannas | Cochrane

ECommerce

Shopify is a commerce platform that provides the tools and technology for business owners to set up an online store and sell products and services on their own website, at physical retail locations, marketplaces and more.

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Ivana Radojevic | Edmonton

Nelson Liem | Calgary

Insurance Consultant

Wayne Coristine

Intellectual Property

Marnie Fyten, Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Trevor Prentice | Edmonton

Carolyn Walters & Paul Matthews | Calgary

Lorraine Prowse | Edmonton

Lease Coaching

Jeff Grandfield | Edmonton, Calgary

Devin Itterman | Calgary

Regulatory Approvals

Latifa Mousli | Calgary

Retail

Jeanel Alvarado | Edmonton

Monika Kupczak Ainslie

Heather Thomson | Edmonton

Staffing

Jennifer Schab | Calgary

Chris Pangrass | Edmonton

Ken Goldstein | Calgary

YEG Business Recovery Program

Web Development & Technology

Edmonton

Edmonton

Right now, Webnames is providing Canadians with a free .CA domain name, 1-page website, and professional email to help small businesses and freelancers get online with a professional website, quickly and easily.

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Referrals and Affiliate Programs

Business Link often provides referrals to industry experts and affiliate partners who provide advice and services to Business Link clients. We pride ourselves on providing personalized, high-quality small business advice and referrals. We will always put our clients first and consider their individual needs before providing guidance. If you click on one of our partner’s affiliate links, we may earn a commission from your purchase. This will not result in any additional charges to you. Our affiliate program earnings allow us to continue to offer and expand our services and programs. Business Link is not responsible or liable for any advice or services rendered to Business Link clients from experts, referrals, or affiliate partners. Clients engage with these experts, referrals, or affiliate partners at their own risk.

1. Based on survey of small businesses using QuickBooks Online conducted August 2020.
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