Economic Development Tools
Alberta Economic Dashboard
The dashboard compiles the Alberta economy's most important indicators for businesses in one place. Get a quick snapshot of our current economic state or explore each indicator in more detail.
Alberta Major Projects
An inventory of private and public sector projects in Alberta valued at $5 million or greater.
Alberta Purchasing Connection
A tool that lets public and private sector users manage, advertise, distribute, and download public purchasing opportunities for goods, services, and construction in Alberta.
Alberta Regional Dashboard
The Alberta Regional Dashboard helps answer your questions about living, working, investing and doing business in Alberta’s diverse regions.
Canadian Community Economic Development Network
A collection of resources and media, we seek to strengthen Community Economic Development knowledge and practice across Canada.
Economic Development Online
Economic Development Online is your 24/7 resource for best practices and self-directed learning.
Prairies Economic Development Canada
PrairiesCan supports business, innovation and community economic development unique to Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Rural Municipalities of Alberta toolkit
The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) is an independent association that provides a list of their reports, toolkits, and guides that will help you in your advocacy efforts.
Regional collaboration among 15 vibrant rural communities strives to support local business and attract new enterprise to the region.
Alberta Tourism Market Monitor
Monthly tourism data on travel, accommodation and attendance statistics.
Just a scenic drive from several urban hubs including Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and the northern US, the Canadian Badlands is a unique travel and tourism region in southeastern Alberta.
Destination Development Association
The Destination Development Association provides essential resources to help you make your community a sustainable, thriving place where people love to live, work, and visit.
Indigenous Toursim Alberta
Indigenous Tourism Alberta (ITA) encourages and promotes authentic Indigenous tourism that showcases the unique and immersive experiences offered by its members.
Southern Alberta Alternative Energy Partnership
Based on key regional renewable energy resources, existing expertise and established project capacity, the SAAEP partnership focuses on fostering a various streams of energy development: Solar, Wind, Bioenergy, Hydrogen, Battery Storage and Smart Grid Technology.
We are an education platform and community where organizations can learn how to buy their electricity from renewable sources.
Published each Monday, Agri-News covers the latest on all things agriculture in Alberta. Find news on livestock, crops and markets, research, food and beverage production, and programs and events.
Funding programs, business resources, agriculture information, agri-food and local food business resources, and calculators and tools.
Alberta Beef Producers
ABP is at the heart of Alberta’s cattle and beef industry. We work on behalf of more than 18,000 beef cattle producers to maintain the Canadian beef advantage.
Alberta Irrigation Districts Association
AIDA has represented the interests and needs of its members to ensure the viability and sustainability of the irrigation sector.
Canadian Agricultural Partnership in Alberta
In Alberta, the Canadian Agricultural Partnership represents a federal - provincial investment of $406 million in strategic programs and initiatives for the agricultural sector.
Canada's Premier Food Corridor
Canada's Premier Food Corridor is a consortium of Economic Development professionals working to advance the agri-food sector in Southern Alberta, through investment attraction and advocacy for the agri-food industry
Protein Industries Canada
Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization created to position Canada as a global source of high-quality plant protein and plant-based co-products.
Education and Research Archive: Understanding Community Broadband
The Community Broadband Toolkit has been designed for use by Alberta communities to assist in developing broadband solutions.
FCM: Focus Areas: Broadband
Broadband Internet access is essential in the modern age, yet too many rural Canadians live without it. We’re helping to bring reliable high-speed Internet to every community across Canada.
Across Canada, First Nations are building broadband systems and using them to deliver services in their communities.
National Broadband Data
The National Broadband Data represents coverage information across Canada for existing broadband service providers with their associated technology types.
National Broadband Internet Service Availability Map
The National Broadband Data and the National Broadband Map are comprehensive and precise mapping data describing retail broadband Internet services and wholesale backbone infrastructure in Canada.
U of A: Broadband Portal
The Rural Broadband Portal is a tool that systematically sorts Broadband related literature and research for unique interventions and policy suggestions.
Water for Economic Development
The purpose of this study was to compile the necessary information that would provide SouthGrow members with an understanding of how water provides opportunities for economic growth of the 27 SouthGrow communities in the Oldman and Milk River Basins while appreciating the constraints to water usage.