Important COVID-19

Community Futures is taking every precaution to safeguard the health and safety of our team members, clients and communities. At this time, we are not facilitating any in-person meetings, training and/or workshops until further notice.

We are available by phone or email (during regular business hours). Please see contact information at the bottom of this page.

Useful links

General Business

Small Business Resources

GoForth Institute - Information and training if you're looking to bolster your understanding of how to start, run or grow a successful and profitable business.

EntreWorld - A world of online resources for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur's Organization - Global network helping entrepreneurs learn and grow.

Workink - An online career development and employment portal for Canadians with disabilities.

Nectjobs - A web and mobile app that helps you manage your hiring process from start to finished. Designed for small businesses.

Carr Law - Resources for starting or purchasing a business.

ENTERWeb - Information on small business, finance, international trade, entrepreneurship, enterprise development and the economy.

Bplans - Business planning resources and free business plan.

Invest Southwest Alberta - Resource for exploring, accessing resources and learning about the growing and established industries of southwestern Alberta, including Nanton, Cardston, Claresholm, Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass.

Business Link - Information for Alberta entrepreneurs.

Canada Business Network - Resources and information to help Canadians get their business going and growing.

Alberta Regional Dashboard - Helps answer questions about living, working, investing and doing business in Alberta.

Business Link Alberta - Small business resources, inlcuding business tools and services, training and networking opportunities.

eSolutions Group - Connecting with investors, site selectors, local business owners, expats and students.

Youth Entrepreneurship

Alberta Youth Entrepreneur Camp - A week long camp for youth interested in learning about business and entrepreneurship.

BDC Entrepreneur's First - Business Development Bank of Canada's entrepreneurship opportuntiies.

Futurpreneur - Assisting young entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground.

The Youth Entrepreneur's Network - An online community that supports the needs of young entrepreneurs.

Youth Cafe - Government of Canada website for youth seeking employment opportunities.

Women Entrepreneurs

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs - A not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses.

Tourism Entrepreneurs

Tourism Highway Signage Program - A program aimed to ensure a high-quality, consistent provincial highway signage system.

Alberta Open Farm Days Program - A province-wide, two-day event that showcases Alberta farmers, producers and chiefs to Albertans and visitors.

Community Links

Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce

Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

Crowsnest Heritage Initiative

Community Opportunity Development Coop

Go Crowsnest

Regional Business Organizations

Alberta SouthWest Regional Alliance

Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce

SouthGrow Regional Initiative

Government of Alberta

Alberta Small Business Resources

Weekly Economic Review

Economic Development & Trade

Alberta Canada

Alberta Innovates

BizPal Alberta

Corporate Registries

Occupational Health & Safety

Service Alberta

Alberta Works

Working in Alberta

Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES)

Travel Alberta

Alberta/Canada Job Grant

Explore Local

Alberta Investor Tax Credit

Alberta Export Expansion Package

Export Readiness Micro-Voucher Program

Government of Canada

Invest in Canada

Agriculture & Agrifood Canada

Canada Border Services Agency

Canada Business Network

Business Development Bank of Canada

Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada

Citizen & Immigration Canada

Canada Revenue Agency

Global Affairs Canada

Employment & Social Development Canada

Statistics Canada

Trade Commissioner Service Canada

Western Canada Economic Diversification

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Community Futures Crowsnest Pass
12501 - 20 Avenue
Box 818
Blairmore, AB T0K 0E0


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