Economic Development Resources & Links

Northern Alberta Development Council  www.nadc.gov.ab.ca

The Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) champions the cause of Alberta’s northern economies and communities by exploring opportunities for growth, and developing programs and services to facilitate this growth.  The Council is made up of 9 public members and the Chair is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Alberta.

Council membership reflects the geographic, cultural and vocational diversity of northern communities.  All members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.  A small staff support the directions set by the Council.  The NADC head office is in Peace River and there are small offices in St. Paul, Fort McMurray and Edmonton.


Lesser Slave Lake Economic Alliance  http://www.lslea.caThe

Lesser Slave Lake Economic Alliance (LSLEA) is an organization of networking partners leveraging their resources to plan, promote and implement economic development initiatives for the benefit of the LSLEA region.


The Community Futures Lesser Slave Lake Region  www.cflsl.com

Community Futures Lesser Slave Lake Region assists small businesses, entrepreneurs and communities in Alberta’s Lesser Slave Lake Region in building their capacity to succeed.  It does this by providing business counseling services and business loans for new and existing businesses.


Government of Alberta Links

Alberta's Economic Development Website:  About Alberta; Information for International and Alberta Businesses  www.albertacanada.com/about-alberta/alberta-overview


Alberta's Official Immigration Website   www.albertacanada.com/immigration


Alberta’s Business Information Service; Canada Business Network  www.canadabusiness.ab.ca


R&D, Commercialization and Innovation  http://www.albertainnovates.ca


Alberta Oil Sands  http://www.oilsands.alberta.ca


Government of Canada Links

Invest in Canada  http://www.investincanada.gc.ca


Government Services for Entrepreneurs  www.canadabusiness.ca


Statistics Canada  www.statcan.gc.ca


Other Links

Economic Developers Alberta  www.edaalberta.ca


Northern Lakes College  www.northernlakescollege.ca


Junior Achievement Canada  www.jacan.org


Ventures Program for Young Entrepreneurs  www.ownyourfuture.ca


Youth Entrepreneurship Skills Development  www.nayec.ca