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Check out these business resources in your area!

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Alberta:  

  • Momentum:

A Calgary-based organization for aspiring entrepreneurs. They host free workshops on money management and starting a business.  Apply for a business loan of up to $10,000. Check out the Momentum website for more!

  • Disability Related Employment Supports (D.R.E.S.):  

Get support with job searching, education, and assistive technology through D.R.E.S. It's offered to citizens of Alberta ages 16 and up who have disabilities. Find out more about D.R.E.S. here.

  • Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program: 

Available in the western provinces, EDP provides one-on-one counselling, funding and training for entrepreneurs who have disabilities. Click here for more EDP info. 

Northwest Territories:  

  • NWT Chamber of Commerce: 

Apply for scholarships, attend events and access member benefits like e-learning courses and small business insurance. Visit the NWT Chamber of Commerce site for more.