The Newell Economic Development Initiative staff can assist you with the basics of business planning. However, we advise individuals to take the opportunities that exist to speak with professionals in the field of business planning who can help you to fine tune your finances.

There are many agencies and sources of business information within the County of Newell. The following organizations can aid you with business planning or help you get organized for your business venture.

Provincial Resources
Business Link
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.

Alberta Employment, Immigration and Industry 
Investment, competitive advantage, and statistical information.

Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Business and marketing information for agriculture and food processors.

Travel Alberta
Tourism information.

Business Development Bank of Canada
1935 32 Ave NE, Calgary
t: 403.292.5590
A financial institution delivering delivers financial, investment and consulting services to Canadian small and medium-sized businesses.  

Chambers of Commerce
Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 400
Brooks, AB T1R 1B4
#6, 403 - 2 Avenue West
t: 403.362.7641
f: 403.362.6893
manager@brookschamber.ab.ca

Community Futures Entre-Corp
Medicine Hat Office
#202, 556 - 4th St SE
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 0K8
t: 403.528.2824
Toll Free: 1.888.528.2824


Promotes entrepreneurship by supporting new and expanding businesses with loans, counseling, business information resources, training, youth entrepreneurship programs, and community economic development initiatives.

Another source of financial advice can be your personal banking institution. Visit our listing on www.opportunitynewell.com for bank locations in the Region of Newell