Top Resources to Help You Navigate 2024

As we head into a new year, it’s natural to think about what you have planned and want to accomplish. If you’re mentally preparing for an ever-evolving business landscape, peek at these useful resources to help fuel your business success. 


Key stats for 2024 

What’s in the economic crystal ball for 2024? Take a peek at the Business Development Bank of Canada’s stats and forecasts below: 

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Supports for all sectors – take advantage of grant funding

Don’t know where to start? We’ve curated a lengthy list of supports for small business owners and investors of all backgrounds. The listing is categorized based on sector and business need. Take a peek and see if you can capitalize on any of these programs.  

  • Featured Resource: Alberta Business Grants Inc. 
    Alberta Business Grants has helped hundreds of businesses find grants and prepare applications. Check out their website to do a grant search and find out about learning opportunities and grant writing services: albertabusinessgrants.ca

Refining your plans – use reliable data to assess opportunities

Interested to see how you can capitalize on your goals and find new growth areas?

  • Make informed decisions and learn about Sturgeon County’s local market advantages, visit our Market Research page to view economic indicators relating to consumer data, workforce intel and talent pipelines.   
  • If you’re considering expanding in the near future, our interactive site selector tool can help you discover available land and lease opportunities. Don’t hesitate to get in touch so we can assist you with the process!
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The power in you – keep on, keeping on

Your adaptability has served you well this far. As an entrepreneur you know that your resilience, grit and growth mindset are key resources in your own back pocket. So, in 2024, rinse and repeat those values that serve you best! Focus on being customer-centric, embrace change and leverage technology and innovation. 

Wishing you a year of growth and success! Enjoy every twist and turn of the entrepreneurial ride that you are on and don’t hesitate to reach out to see how Sturgeon County can help you achieve your business goals.  


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LET’S WORK TOGETHER

Whether you’re starting a business or looking to expand, we are here to help! Our team will support you with your business needs. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Senior Business Retention and Expansion Officer, Leanne McBean:

Sturgeon County offices will be closed Monday, February 19 for Family Day. Offices will re-open Tuesday, February 20 at 8:30 a.m.

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