Economic Development Resources & Links

Northern Alberta Development Council

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

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

Alberta's Official Immigration Website

Alberta’s Business Information Service; Canada Business Network

R&D, Commercialization and Innovation

Alberta Oil Sands

Government of Canada Links

Invest in Canada

Government Services for Entrepreneurs

Statistics Canada

Other Links

Economic Developers Alberta

Northern Lakes College

Junior Achievement Canada

Ventures Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Youth Entrepreneurship Skills Development