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Explore our free resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the West Yellowhead region.

Are you planning to start, expand, buy, or sell a business, but don't know where to start?   

The following guides have been compiled by Community Futures West Yellowhead to provide sources of information and assistance to individuals or businesses wishing to establish, expand, buy, or sell a business in the West Yellowhead region.


Business Link - Resources

Check out available resources at Business Link

  • Small Business Start-up Guide
  • Small Business Financial Guide
  • Small Business Marketing Guide
  • First Steps in Business
  • Educational Videos


Note: These files are meant to be a resource, not to replace contacting a business advisor or analysts at CFWY. The interest rates listed are subject to change without notice.  Please contact our office for current interest rates or to make an appointment.

Business Coaching Tools

Business Financing Tools

Business Training Tools



General Business

Youth Entrepreneurship

Indigenous Organizations


Business Coaching Resources

Market Research Resources

General Resources

Grants and Funding

Starting a business in a city (Calgary/Edmonton)

Business Link operates walk-in centres in Edmonton and Calgary. They offer information and guidance about everything from start-up, regulations, financing and loan programs to marketing, product sourcing, e-business and government programs and services.


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221 Pembina Ave.
Hinton, AB  T7V 2B3
P: 780-865-1224


Communities Served

Bickerdike, Big Eddy, Brule, Bryan Spur, Cadomin, Carrot Creek, Coal Valley, Dalehurst, Diss, Edson, Eirth, Embarras, Entrance, Evansburg, Galloway, Grande Cache, Grey, Hanlon, Hargwen, Hinton, Holloway East, Holloway West, Hornbeck, Jasper, Leadman, Leyland, Luscar, MacKay, Marlboro, Medicine Lodge, Mercoal, Mountain Park, Niton Junction, Nojack, Pedley, Peers, Pocahontas, Robb, Shaw Fidler, Solomon, Steeper, Sterco, Swan Landing, Thordarson, Wild Hay, Wildwood, Winniandy North, Winniandy South, Wolf Creek, and Yates