Business Resources

Community Futures Highwood
14 McRae Street
Okotoks
t: 403.995.4151
e: info@cfhighwood.net
www.cfhighwood.net

Programs and Services for new entrepreneurs and existing small business owners including flexible short term Business Office rental space, Business Loans, Business Planning assistance, Business workshops, and programs for entrepreneurs with disabilities and for youth including the accredited Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp. Community Futures Highwood is a non-profit organization serving a municipal  region south of Calgary, and is funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada.
 
Business Programs and Services
  • loan programs - start-up, expansion, maintenance
  • business plan development, evaluation and coaching
  • business workshops
  • one-on-one busines support
  • entrepreneurs with disabilities programming
  • youth/student year round and summer business loans and entrepreneur camp
  • business incubator including meeting room, training room, and furnished offices
     
Chambers of Commerce

Diamond Valley Chamber of Commerce
(Turner Valley, Black Diamond), Longview, Millarville, and surrounding areas)
Box 61, Turner Valley, T0L 2A0
e: info@diamondvalleychamber.com
www.diamondvalleychamber.com

High River and District Chamber of Commerce
2nd Floor, 28-12 Avenue SE
t: 403.652.3336
f: 403.652.7660
e: hrdcc@telus.net
www.highriverchamber.com

Okotoks Chamber of Commerce
14 McRae Street
t: 403.938.2848
f: 403.938.6649
e: office@okotokschamber.ca
www.okotokschamber.ca


Municipal Governments

Town of Black Diamond
301 Centre Avenue W.
t: 403.933.4348
f: 403.933.5865
e: info@town.blackdiamond.ab.ca
www.town.blackdiamond.ab.ca

M.D. of Foothills No. 31
309 Macleod Trail, High River
Economic Development
t: 403.652.6252
f: 403.652.7880
e: samantha.payne@mdfoothills.com
www.mdfoothills.com

Town of High River
309B MacLeod Trail SW
Economic Development
t: 403.652.8622
f: 403.652.2396
e: business@highriver.ca
www.highriver.ca
www.highrivertourism.com

Town of Okotoks
5 Elizabeth Street
Economic Development
t: 403.938.8052
f: 403.938.8968
c: 403.819.5643
e: ecdev@okotoks.ca
www.okotoks.ca
www.okotoksventure.ca
 
Town of Turner Valley
514 Windsor Avenue NW
t: 403.933.4944
f: 403.933.5377
e: admin@turnervalley.ca
www.turnervalley.ca

All businesses are required to obtain business licenses and relevant development and/or building permits, depending on the nature of the activity. Contact the individual municipalities for further information.


 
 

Handy Web Links

Alberta Small Business Resources
smallbusiness.alberta.ca
Directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.
 
Business Link

www.canadabusiness.ab.ca
A government information service for
existing and prospective businesses.
Serves as a single point of access for
federal and provincial government services, programs and regulatory
requirements for business.

Calgary Regional Partnership
www.calgaryregion.ca

Calgary Economic Development
www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com
Key industry sectors and competitive
advantage information.

Calgary Real Estate Board
www.creb.com
Real estate statistics.

Community Futures Highwood
www.cfhighwood.net
Business and economic development services to the Foothills Region.

Foothills Community Immigrant
Services

www.ccis-calgary.ab.ca
Settlement/integration services for    southern Alberta immigrants/refugees

McBride Career & Employment Centre
www.mcbridecareergroup.com
Career and employment services for the Foothills Region.

Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education
www.alberta-canada.com
Investment, competitive advantage,
and statistical information.

Alberta Agriculture and Rural
Development

www.agric.gov.ab.ca
Business and marketing information for
agriculture and food processors.

Travel Alberta
www.travelalberta.com
Tourism information.

Business Development Bank of
Canada

1935 32 Ave NE, Calgary
t: 403.292.5590
www.bdc.ca
A financial institution delivering
delivers financial, investment and
consulting services to Canadian small
and medium-sized businesses.